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Safiyah Rochelle

Safiyah Rochelle

Researcher

Dr. Safiyah Rochelle, PhD, MA, BA. is an experienced researcher, scholar and community advocate in the fields of social  justice, race, and gender equity. Safiyah holds a Ph.D. in legal studies from Carleton University, Canada. Her research focuses on contemporary political and legal theory, critical race and visual studies, state violence, and violence and the body.  

She is a well respected published author, speaker and professor lecturing on a variety of topics related to law, gender, race, social justice, and Canadian legal institutions. Safiyah  is currently leading a nationwide research project for the Elizabeth Fry society examining the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on accessing and securing housing for criminalized women.