Professor Piché awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant to study punishment memorialization in Canadian penal history museums

Photo of "Kidzone" at the Ontario Provincial Police Museum in Orillia, Ontario, Canada (credit: Matthew Ferguson, 2015)

Photo of "Kidzone" at the Ontario Provincial Police Museum in Orillia, Ontario, Canada (credit: Matthew Ferguson, 2015)

Justin Piché (Associate Professor, Criminology, University of Ottawa) and Kevin Walby (Associate Professor, Criminal Justice, University of Winnipeg) have been awarded an Insight Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).  This funding will support research assistants and field research conducted from 2017 to 2022 as part of a study entitled "A Culture of Justice? Meanings of Penality in Canadian Police, Courthouse and Prison Museums".  To learn more about the project, download the proposal summary.