Verona Singer

Dr. Verona Singer, Ph.D.

Verona Singer has a Ph.D. from Dalhousie University and a Masters in Criminology from the University of Ottawa. Verona has worked on issues of intimate partner violence, sexual violence and criminal justice for 30 years. 

Her current position(s) include managing the Victim Service Unit with the Halifax Regional Police and teaching part-time in the Sociology/Criminology Department at Saint Mary’s University. 

Verona sits on numerous committees and boards and is the Vice President of the Nova Scotia Criminal Justice Association, immediate past president of the Canadian Criminal Justice Association and past council member for the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Verona’s research includes the high risk case coordination protocol, gendered violence in HRM, and restorative practices in gendered violence.

In 2015 Verona was invested into the Order of Merit for Police Forces by the Governor General of Canada for her work in intimate partner and sexual violence with the Halifax Regional Police.