Dr. Julius Haag is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. His areas of interest include policing, youth justice, racialization, ethnicity and criminal justice policy. His research draws on urban sociology, critical race theory, and cultural criminology to explore the individual and community-level impacts of policing and criminalization on young people from racialized and marginalized backgrounds. In particular, his research focuses on the experiences of young people from the Afro-Caribbean community. Dr. Haag’s current research examines how young people navigate community-level violence and forms of hyper-surveillance by peers and the police.