Heidi Currie

Research Interests

  • Mental health law
  • Mentally ill offender
  • Asylum care and mental health treatment in British Columbia
  • Legal advocacy

Academic Introduction

Doctorate in Professional Practice (DProf) Candidate (University of Wales, Lampeter, Wales, UK)
MA (Simon Fraser)

Douglas College Faculty since 2003

Professional experience includes representing mentally disordered offenders at the British Columbia Review Board as a Legal Advocate. Has worked extensively with mentally disordered offenders in secure hospital custody and mentally disordered offenders living within the community. Interests include legal advocacy for the mentally ill, reintegration of the mentally disordered offender, risk assessment and public safety.

Professional Memberships
British Columbia Criminal Justice Association (BCCJA)
Canadian Criminal Justice Association (CCJA)


Teaching interests include mental health law, mental disorder and criminology theory, and the criminal justice system.

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