Sarah Heath

Criminal Justice

Sarah Heath Title: Instructor III
Office: 3C52
Building: Centennial Hall
Phone: 204.789.4274

MA Universtiy of Ottawa


Sarah Heath holds a Master of Arts degree in Criminology from the University of Ottawa. She is currently completing a doctorate in Program Evaluation with the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. Her current research is focused on how to involve program beneficiaries, particularly youth, in participatory and collaborative research and evaluation and the strengths and benefits associated with their involvement. Sarah has also recently published and presented research on: the evaluation industry in Canada, concept mapping and Q-sorting, meta-analysis, mixed methods research and pragmatism as an epistemology, the online experiences of young women, political rhetoric on crime, Canadian parole legislation, Ontario bail courts and court efficiency.

Sarah has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in research and evaluation and has taught internationally in the areas of criminal justice policy and reform.

Prior to joining the University of Winnipeg, Sarah conducted research and evaluation in the field of criminal justice as a Public Servant at Public Safety Canada, Correctional Service Canada and the Department of Justice. She has also collaborated on research and evaluation projects with The eQuality Project, St. Leonard’s Society of Canada, the University of Ottawa Centre for Research on Education and Community Services and the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity.

Research Methods CJ-2101, CJ Field Placement CJ-3800, Research Field Placement CJ-4800, GCJ-7800 CJ Research Field Placement