About Margaret Shaw

Margaret Shaw is a sociologist and criminologist working as an independent consultant, and formerly Director of Analysis and Exchange at the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime (ICPC) in Montréal, Canada. She worked as a research and policy advisor in the Home Office, England, and in Canada, at Concordia University, and as a Research Consultant to the federal, provincial, and municipal governments on issues including women’s imprisonment, evaluation, restorative justice, and policing. For UN-Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme, she worked on issues of youth at risk, and youth participation and urban governance.