Lesley J. Bikos is an academic, researcher, consultant, and expert witness based in London, Ontario. Her research interests are primarily in the intersection of gender and work with a focus on policing and workplaces.
A former police officer, Lesley is a PhD candidate in Sociology at Western University. She holds an Honors BA in Sociology from Brescia University College as well as Diplomas in Law Enforcement and Police Foundations from Westervelt College and the Ontario Police College.
Currently, Lesley is working on a nation-wide study of Canadian police officers and the impact of police culture on their on and off-duty lives. In addition to her research, Lesley is a public speaker, guest lecturer, expert witness for legal proceedings, and consultant for workplaces looking to improve their diversity and gender equity policies.
Lesley is an active member of her community with a passion for social justice and politics. She lives in London and enjoys hiking and reading.