As protests against police brutality and racial profiling continue across the United States and Canada, Carleton experts are available to comment,

Greg Brown
Contract Instructor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology


Brown is available to discuss racial profiling, police brutality and discrimination in the criminal justice system.

Gregory R. (Greg) Brown is a Fulbright Scholar and spent 2016-2017 as a Fulbright Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany, New York. His doctoral dissertation, To Swerve and Neglect: De-Policing Throughout Today’s Front-Line Police Work, interrogated contemporary issues in rank-and-file policing from the perspective of 3,600 officers at 23 police departments across Canada and throughout the State of New York.

Brown has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels in law, legal studies, criminal justice, criminology, and sociology at Carleton University, the University of Ottawa, the State University of New York, the University at Albany, and Memorial University of Newfoundland. He has also delivered practitioner policing courses through the Ontario Police College and assisted on the Ontario Crown Attorney’s homicide prosecution course.

Daniel McNeil
Associate Professor, Department of History


McNeil is available to speak about police and state violence; histories of rebellion and urban protest; and the viewing, sharing and distribution of graphic images of Black suffering and death.

Daniel McNeil is an award-winning writer and professor whose work brings together history, diaspora studies, cultural studies, and other fields of inquiry to map the movement of people and ideas within, across, against and outside the nation-state. He is currently cross-appointed with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, the Institute of African Studies, and the Institute for Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture.

McNeil has published articles and essays in a variety of fields (including, but not limited to, Affect Studies, Afropessimism, Black Atlantic Studies, Critical Mixed Race Studies, Critical Multiculturalism Studies, Critical Migration Studies, Film Studies, and Postcolonial Studies).  His creative non-fiction has also been published widely in leading journals of drama, literary non-fiction, and social justice.

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