Welcome to the Geography Department at York University, one of the largest and most diverse geography departments in Canada. You will find at York a range of challenging learning opportunities in the subfields of human geography, physical geography and geographic methods.
June 2011 -- LA&PS Dean Martin Singer joins a gathering of Geography faculty, staff and students - past and present.
News & Events
- Geography Alumni Speaker Series presents Mark Terry on Connecting the Docs:
Bridging the Gap Between Science and Policy with Film - Tuesday, 28 January 7:00 p.m.,
Nat Taylor Cinema - including a screening of "The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning"
- The Department of Geography is accepting applications for the position of Sessional Assistant Professor in Human Geography - click here for details
- Alumni Joseph Elrod's familty participate in York's Remembrance Day ceremonies
- Professor Philip on how Canada draws on deep ties to Philippines in pledging millions for typhoon relief
- Professor William Jenkins publishes book on Irish immigration to Buffalo and Toronto in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
- Professor Rick Bello on The Effects of Climte Change in Churchill, Manitoba
- Professor Suzanne Tank receives a CFI Award
- From The National Post: Professor Philip Kelly on Filipinos in Winnipeg
- Professor Kathy Young is awarded the 2012 Canadian Geophysical Union Meritorious Service Award
- Professor Bill Found donates historical maps to York University
- Geography Alumni Lecture Series: McMaster Professor Emeritus Ming-Ko Woo on "Modern Myths in Northern Science" - click here for a video of this engaging presentation
- Latest edition of "Contour Lines" published by the Alumni Association - click here
- Professor Robin Roth on CBC's Metro Morning regarding her course offered to refugees in Thailand - podcast Professor Robin Roth - Offering Higher Education to Refugees
- Take a ride on the Magic LiDAR Bus (class presentation in GEOG 4440)
- Geography Students Take a Field Trip to Maui
York Geographers in the News
- Professor Tristan Sturm - Feast of Tabernacles Conference: The Christian Zionists Lobby Has Returned
- Cool Jobs: Professor Kathy Young
- The Hidden Homeless: Professor Valerie Preston leads Toronto section of study on immigrant housing
- Professor Valerie Preston on cuts to immigrant research
- Nina Hewitt on assisted migration to save endangered species
- Professor Rick Bello and students participate in Toronto Evaporation Project
- Professor Ranu Basu on School Closures
- Professor Kathy Young leads fellow scientists on an Arctic adventure
- Dr. Peter Vandergeest discusses challenges in certifying seafood