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Ted Palys

Senior Fellow, Blogger
School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University

Ted Palys is a Professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University and Associate Member of its Department of Indigenous Studies. His areas of research and teaching include qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research; the ethics and law of research confidentiality; and the relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Peoples in Canada and internationally. He was one of six individuals from across the country appointed to the Social Science and Humanities Working Committee on research ethics (SSHWC) that advised the granting agencies on how what became TCPS 2.0 might better reflect ethical issues arising in the humanities and social sciences, and is co-author (with Chris Atchison) of Research Methods in the Social and Health Sciences: Making Research Decisions (2021, published by Sage) and Protecting Research Confidentiality: What Happens When Law and Ethics Collide (with John Lowman, 2014, published by Lorimer).