PI: Dr. Michelle Stewart is an Associate Professor in Justice Studies at the University of Regina. Her research interests center on policing practices with a focus on political anthropology, social justice, medical anthropology, and science and technology studies. Her current research investigates how FASD is understood in particular communities of practice. For more details please visit her faculty page by clicking here.
Alexandra Johnson is a research assistant working on the FASD Research Project. She is an undergraduate student in the Human Justice program at the University of Regina. Her research interests include FASD, cognitive disabilities, mental health, youth in transition, social support systems, and criminal justice. (2015-current)
Ali McCudden is a research assistant working on the FASD Research Project. She is an undergraduate in Women and Gender Studies with Human Justice and Sociology minors at the University of Regina. Her areas of study include FASD, the criminal justice system, and sex work activism and advocacy. (2015-current)
Brittany Mario is a graduate research assistant with Dr. Michelle Stewart in the Department of Justice Studies. Her research interests include mental health in the criminal justice system, restorative justice, and prison policy and reform. Her Master’s research examined the Regina Mental Health Disposition Court, a therapeutic court specifically for mentally ill individuals in the justice system. She will be graduating from the program in the summer and moving on to do a PhD in criminology. (2015-2016)
Former Research Team Members
Krystal Glowatski is the research team leader for the FASD project. She is a recent graduate in the Department of Justice Studies at the University of Regina. Her research interests include policing, restorative justice, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) networks. Her Master’s research examined police perceptions of justice paradigms and how those perceptions affect officers’ dealings with youth who commit crimes. (2012-2015)
Shauna Makie is a research assistant on the FASD project. She is also an undergraduate student at the University of Regina completing her final semester in Human Justice. Her research interests include Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and networks of understanding, mental health and corrections, and restorative justice practices. She recently received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Regina and is working as a youth care worker at Ranch Ehrlo Society. (2012-2013)
Matthew Lensen is a research assistant working on the FASD project. He is currently a Human Justice undergraduate student at the University of Regina. Matthew’s research interests include human trafficking, sex-selective abortion, women in politics, physical anthropology and CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design). Matthew is currently studying for his LSAT and may pursue a juris doctor in criminal law or a Masters in physical anthropology. (2013-2013).
Kallie Garcia was a research assistant working on the FASD project. She is currently a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Program working in the area of Fine Arts and Justice Studies at the University of Regina. Her research and art practice is focused on the combination of restorative justice and art as an alternative medium of communication.Her interests are based in art and social justice and are framed by the art based methodologies in working with those in conflict with the law. (2013-2013)
Dr. Stewart would like to thank these and other students all of whom have assisted with this research over the past THREE years. If you would like to get information about joining the research team please contact Dr. Michelle Stewart.