Catherine Evans

Catherine Evans

Assistant Professor of Criminology
Cross-Appointed to Dept. of History

B.A. History (McGill University)
B.A. Jurisprudence (University College, Oxford)
Ph.D. (History, Princeton University)

e-mail: catherine.evans@utoronto.ca

 

 

Catherine Evans’ research focuses on the history of criminal law in the British empire. She is particularly interested in questions of criminal responsibility, forensics and the mind.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:

CRI215H1F Introduction to Sociolegal Studies
CRI392H1S Topics in Criminology – History of Criminal Justice in the Common Law World

Graduate:

CRIXXXXHS Guilt, Responsibility and Forensics

Publications

“Heart of Ice: Indigenous Defendants and Colonial Law in the Canadian North-West,” Law and History Review (Forthcoming 2018).

“At Her Majesty’s Pleasure: Criminal Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Britain”, History Compass 14 (October 2016): 470-79.