Professor and Associate Director, School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University
Neil Boyd is a Professor and Associate Director of the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, educated in psychology at the University of Western Ontario and in law at Osgoode Hall Law School.
He is a previous Director of the School of Criminology and the author of seven books and many academic articles. He is a frequent media commentator on subjects related to law and criminology.
His most recent book, A Thousand Dreams: Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and the Fight for its Future, was co-authored with Senator Larry Campbell and journalist Lori Culbert. The book was short-listed for the Donner Prize, and was the winner of the George Ryga Award for social awareness in literature.