Ciara Boyd

PhD student, University of Guelph, Canada


Ciara Boyd is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph. Ciara completed her honours BA from Western University with a specialisation in criminology and her MA in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy at the University of Guelph. Her research focuses on exploring and understanding different types of gender-based homicides, with a concentration on mass killings, familicides, and femicides. Ciara’s current research focuses on how media framing of mass killings aligns with how surviving family members and/or friends of victims and/or perpetrators perceive such framing.




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