Nicolas Sallée is a sociologist, currently Assistant Professor of sociology at the University of Montreal (Canada). He is also regular researcher at the Montreal Center for the Study of Social Inequalities (CREMIS), and co-director of the French-speaking peer-reviewed journal Sociologie et Sociétés. His main research focuses on social control practices over juvenile delinquents or ‘at risk’ of delinquency. More recently, he has also conducted research on social regulation of juvenile sexuality. He is the author of Éduquer sous contrainte: Une sociologie de la justice des mineurs (Paris, ed. de l’EHESS).