Andrea Sterling

PhD Student, 2016
2016
Tel: 416.946.5376
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Research Interests

Sex work regulation, sociolegal theory, sexuality and the law

Dissertation

“Policing Beyond the Criminal Code: A Study of Networked Policing and the Regulation of Sex Workers in Canada.”

Supervisor: Mariana Valverde

Education

M.A. Criminology and Sociolegal Studies – University of Toronto
B.A. Sociology (Major), Interdisciplinary Studies of Sexuality (Minor) – Concordia University

Biography

Andrea Moran Sterling is a Vanier Scholar and PhD student at the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto.

Publications

Gillies, Kara, Elene Lam, Tuulia Law, Rai Reece, Andrea Sterling, and Emily van der Meulen. 2019. “Understanding the Work in Sex Work: Canadian Contexts.” Pp. 359-379 in Working Women in Canada: An Intersectional Approach, edited by Leslie Nichols. Toronto, ON: Women’s Press.

Sterling, Andrea, and Emily van der Meulen. 2018. “‘We Are Not Criminals’: Sex Work Clients in Canada and the Constitution of Risk Knowledges.” Canadian Journal of Law and Society / Revue Canadienne Droit et Société 33(3): 291-308.

Sterling, Andrea. 2018. “New Risk Spaces, New Spaces for Harm: The Effects of the Advertising Offence on Independent Escorts.” Pp. 94–103 in Red Light Labour: Sex Work Regulation, Agency, and Resistance, edited by Durisin, Elya M., Meulen, Emily van der, and Bruckert, Chris. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press.

Kempadoo, Kamala, McFadyen, Nicole, Pilon, Phillip, Sterling, Andrea, and Mackenzie, Alex. 2017. Challenging Trafficking in Canada: A Policy Brief. Toronto, ON: Centre for Feminist Research, York University.