Journal articles

Mussell, L., Walby, K. & Piché, J. (2023). The Politics of Deservingness and Representation at Carceral-Themed Escape Rooms.” Leisure,

Mussell, L. (2022). “Disrupting Intergenerational Imprisonment.” Journal of Prisoners on Prison, 31(2): 124-132.

Mussell, L., Walby, K., Piché, J. & Guenther, L. (2022). “‘A prison is no place for a party’: Neoliberalism, Charitable Fundraising, Carceral Enjoyments and Abolitionist Killjoys.” Contemporary Justice Review. doi:10.1080/10282580.2021.2018655.

Mussell, L., Walby, K., & Piché, J. (2021). “Relationships of Embeddedness and Indebtedness: An Analysis of Carceral-Capital-Charitable Politics in Kingston, Ontario.” Crime, Law and Social Change, 77(1): 47-68.

Mussell, L. & Orsini, M. (2021). “Governing Through Emotion: The Discursive Framing of Dangerous Offenders in Canada.” Canadian Journal of Law & Society, 1-25. doi:10.1017/cls.2021.12.

Mussell, L., Walby, K., and Piché, J. (2021). “‘Can you make it out alive?’ Investigating Penal Imaginaries at Forts, Sanitariums, Asylums, and Segregated Schools.” Qualitative Criminology,

Mussell, L. (2020). “Intergenerational Incarceration: Resistance and Resilience in Indigenous Communities.” Journal of Law and Social Policy, 33: 15-37.

Mussell, L. (2019). “Lessons from Re-Analyzing Research on Children with Incarcerated Parents using Intersectionality-Based Policy Analysis.” Queen’s Policy Review, 10(10): 28-44.

Mussell, L. (2019). “After the Prison Closes: Seeking Healing, Memory, and Awareness at P4W.” Journal of Prisoners on Prison, 28(1): 66-73.

Hankivsky, O. & Mussell, L. (2018). “Gender-Based Analysis Plus (+) in Canada: The Problems and Possibilities of Integrating Intersectionality.” Canadian Public Policy, 44(4): 303-316.

Mussell, L. (2011). “Analysing the Use, Success, and Limits of Power in the Oka Crisis.” Simon Fraser University Undergraduate Journal of Political Science. 2(1): 46-51.

Book chapters

Mussell, L. (2022). “The Ripple-Effects of Carceral Policy.” Contemporary Perspectives on Family Research. Special Volume on Police, Courts, and Incarceration: The Justice System and the Family. Emerald Publishing.

Mussell, L. (2022). “Narratives on Carceral Abolition.” In Disarm, Defund, Dismantle: Police Abolition in Canada. Edited by Shiri Pasternak, Abby Stadnyk, and Kevin Walby. Between the Lines.

Policy reports

Mussell, L. (2022). “Estimating the Number of Children with a Biological Parent in Custody.” Toronto, ON. Published in partnership with the Canadian Coalition for Children with Incarcerated Parents.

Rampersaud, M. & Mussell, L. (2021). “‘Half the time I felt like no one loved me’: The Costs of ‘Aging Out’ of State Guardianship in Ontario.” Toronto, ON: StepStones For Youth.

McDougall, K., Mussell, L., & Yang, S. (2017). “Cities in A Sea of Uncertainty: Growing the Conversation on Regional Planning in Metro Vancouver.” Burnaby, BC: Simon Fraser University.

Mussell, L. (2016). “Salary Equity Recommendation Committee: Background Policy Research.” Burnaby, BC: Simon Fraser University.

Amit, D., Arason, N., Mussell, L., & Woolsey, D. (2016). “Moving to Vision Zero: Road Safety Strategy Update and Showcase of Innovation.” Victoria, BC: Ministry of Justice.