The entrance to the Department of History’s office in Sidney Smith Hall
 
 

Catherine Evans

Assistant Professor (Non-budgetary Cross-appointment
catherine.evans@utoronto.ca

Office Location:  Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies

Cross-Appointments

Criminology

Biography

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.

Education

  • PhD, Princeton University