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.
News & Events
- Congratulations to Shivon Yim on receiving an undergraduate essay prize by the Association of American Geographers for her paper entitled "Imaginative Geographies of a Mixed-race Identity: A postcolonial consideration of my colonial past and present"
We are currently seeking a tenure-stream appointment in Physical Geography - details here
The 2015 QS World University Rankings are in and York's Geography Department has once again been ranked among the top 100 Geography Departments in the world and in the top 10 in Canada!
Geography students participate in the Undergraduate Research Fair - photos here
The Department of Geography celebrates its brightest and best undergraduate students at our 2015 Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
At the recent Building Healthy LIves and Communities Research Celebration, Professor Valerie Preston spoke on Diversity and Social Justice in Canadian Communities
- Professor William Jenkins receives three awards for his book "Between Raid and Rebellion"
- 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 Glen Norclife - The Multiple Personalities of the Bicycle
- Pearson Workers Fear Job Loss Due to Contract Flipping - Professor Steven Tufts
- Professor Steven Tufts: Two-tier bargaining for teachers in Ontario
- Professor Steven Tufts on Wage Inequality at Pearson Airport
- Professor Valerie Preston comments on the Transit On Track Project and why more men than women live in downtown Toronto
- And after unpaid internships? Then what? Professor Steven Tufts
- Over educated but underpaid: the plight of Filipinos in Canada - Professor Philip Kelly
- Report on Filipino Youth submitted to MInistry of Trainining, Colleges and Universities by research team including York Professor Philip Kelly
- A Year of Phillipine Studies at York University by Philip Kelly
- Professor Glen Norcliffe - Tricycle Historian - in The New York Times
- Eye Witnesses to a Melting World - featuring Geography Professors Rick Bello, Suzanne Tank and Kathy Young
- The Effects of Climate Change in Churchill, Manitoba: Professor Rick Bello
- 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
- 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