Jessica Bundy

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PhD Student, 2017

jt.bundy@mail.utoronto.ca

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Research Interests

Race and the criminal justice system, policing, narratives

Dissertation

Supervisor: Scot Wortley

Exploring urban African Nova Scotian perceptions of and experiences with the criminal justice system.

Education

Acadia University – M.A.,Sociology
Acadia University – B.A. (Hons) Sociology

Biography

Jessica Bundy is currently a PhD student at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies. Originally from Nova Scotia, her work centers around race, narrative, police and the broader criminal justice system. Jessica’s doctoral work explores the experiences of the urban African Nova Scotian community with the criminal justice system, specifically the police.

Publications

Bundy, J. (2016) ‘Nova Scotia’s Best Kept Secret’: African Nova Scotian Perceptions of the Police in Digby, MA Thesis, Acadia University

Bundy, J. (2015) The Problem of the Coloured Child: Child Welfare Services after the Halifax Explosion. Honours BA Thesis, Acadia University.

Presentations

Bundy, J. (May 2018). African Nova Scotian Women’s Experiences with the police. Presentation at Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences (BCSA), Regina, SK.

Bundy, J. (May 2017). Black Perceptions of the Police in Rural Nova Scotia, presentation at the Black Canadian Studies Association Conference at Brandon University, Brandon, MB.

Bundy, J. (November 2016). Unsilencing Voices: African Nova Scotian Perceptions of the Police in Digby, presentation of Master’s Thesis at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education’s Decolonizing Conference, Toronto, ON.