My research explores intersections of law, medicine, science, and technology in criminal justice responses to sexual violence and the influence of anti-violence movements on sexual assault policy, law, and institutional practice. I have three projects that directly contribute to this research program.
The Technoscientific Witness of Rape: Contentious Histories of Law, Feminism, and Forensic Science (University of Toronto Press, 2017), traces the untold history of the Ontario sexual assault evidence kit.
My ongoing research on the rape kit backlog in the United States
investigates the public controversies over the value, necessity, and credibility of forensic evidence in sexual assault cases.
My co-edited collection, Sexual Violence at Canadian Universities: Activism, Institutional Responses, and Strategies for Change (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), explores the causes, consequences, and strategies for eliminating sexual violence on Canadian university campuses.