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Karen Parhar BA (Hons) (UBC), MA (Saskatchewan), PhD (Saskatchewan)

Surrey Office: 
Surrey Main 2881-9
Richmond Office: 
R 2406

Areas of Interest

My interests are in the area of forensic psychology and applied social psychology. I am interested in the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders into the community. More specifically, I am interested in studying the effectiveness of correctional treatment programs and offender housing issues. My main area of research is on crime desistance. I am currently studying how motivation and environmental factors work together to help offenders alter their criminal behaviour patterns.

I have been involved in producing the documentaries “100 Days of Freedom” and “Stolen Sisters”.

"I am available for supervising honour students."

Scholarly Work