Dr. Matthew Yeager

Dr. Matthew Yeager

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Dr. Matthew Yeager

Associate Professor

Office: FB209
Phone: 4549
Email: myeager@uwo.ca
Website: http://yeager.kingsfaculty.ca/


  • Ph.D. -  Carleton University,  Ottawa,  Canada
  • M.A.  -  State University of New York at Albany
  • B.A.   -  University of California at Berkeley



I have a lengthy background in criminology, penology, and sociology -- with diverse interests in sentencing and parole, corrections, deviance, critical criminology,  convict criminology, dangerousness, crimes of the powerful, and political economy.

Selected Publications

Yeager, Matthew G. and Jade Smith (2017) “Global Pollution, Multinational Oil Companies and State Power: The Case of Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation” in Environmental Crime in Latin America edited by D. Goyes, H. Mol, A. Brisman and N. South (London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.117-140).

Yeager, Matthew G. & William Calathes, “Sweetheart Settlements, the Financial Crisis, and Impunity: A Case Study of SEC v. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.” Social Justice 42 (2015): 53-69, No. 1.

Yeager, Matthew G. “On the Importance of being John Landesco,”   Trends in Organized Crime.  18 (2015): 143-156, Nos. 1-2. 

Yeager, Matthew G., "From a Convict's Eyes: Criminology from the Street," Foreword in C.W. Michael, The Criminal's Handbook: A Practical Guide to Surviving Arrest and Incarceration in Canada (London, Ontario: Insomniac Press, 2012, pp. 7-13, 331-333).

Yeager, Matthew G., "Securities Fraud, Goldman Sachs, and Critical Criminology USA" in CrimeTalk accessed at www.crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?limitstart=10. September 5, 2012.

Yeager, Matthew G., “The Freedom of Information Act as a Methodological Tool,” and "Still at  It: An Epilogue" in BROKERING ACCESS, edited by Mike Larsen & Kevin Walby (Vancouver, UBC Press, 2012, Chapter 6, pp.169-193).

Yeager, Matthew G., “The CIA made me do it: Understanding the Political Economy of Corruption in Kazakhstan” Crime, Law and Social Change 57 (May 2012): 441-457, No. 4.

Yeager, Matthew G., “50 Years of Research on Illegal Enterprise: An Interview with Mark Haller” Trends in Organized Crime 15 (Mar. 2012): 1-12, No. 1

Yeager, Matthew G., “Frank Tannenbaum: The Making of a Convict Criminologist” The Prison Journal 91 (June 2011): 177-197, No.2.

Yeager, Matthew G., "Getting the Usual Treatment: Research Censorship and the Dangerous Offender" Contemporary Justice Review 11 (December 2008): 413-425, No. 4.

Yeager, Matthew G., “Dangerous Offenders” in Battleground Criminal Justice edited by Gregg Barak (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007; pp. 161-170).

Yeager, Matthew G., “The Freedom of Information Act as a Methodological Tool: Suing the Government for Data,” Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice 48 (July 2006): 499-521, No.4.

Yeager, Matthew G., “A Partial Test of Life-Course Theory on a Prison Release Cohort” Justice Policy Journal 1 (Fall 2004) No. 3, at www.cjcj.org/uploads/cjcj/documents/yeager.pdf

Yeager, Matthew G., "Rehabilitating the Criminality of Immigrants under Section 19 of the Canadian Immigration Act" International Migration Review 36 (Spring 2002): 178-192, No.1.

Yeager, Matthew G., "The Ottawa Special Services Project: A Case Study in Destabilization" Social Justice 28 (2001): 216-230, No.1.

Yeager, Matthew G., "Ideology and Dangerousness: The Case of Lisa Colleen Neve" Critical Criminology 9 (Autumn 2000): 9-21, Nos. 1-2.