Natalie Delia Deckard is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at the University of Windsor and the Founding Director of the Black Studies Institute and The University of Windsor. Dr. Deckard’s scholarship investigates the ways in which exclusion is constructed and replicated in neoliberal contexts. She draws on and extends theory in Critical Criminology, Migration, and Political Sociology to make sense of the lived realities of marginalized groups at the global level. Dr. Deckard has worked to illuminate this area of enquiry through work in a variety of cases, and has published research in The Sociological Quarterly, Citizenship Studies, and Sociology Compass. Dr. Deckard holds a PhD in Sociology from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of both the Canadian and American Sociological Associations, and sits on the Board of the John Howard Society.