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Research Excellence

York is committed to excellence in research and scholarship in all its forms. Informed by a strong commitment to shared values, including the promotion of social justice, diversity, and the public good, we aspire through our research to better understand the human condition and the world around us and to employ the knowledge we gain in the service of society.

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Current Research Projects

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Research within the Graduate Program in Communication & Culture is determined by the proposed projects presented by successful aspirants. Our students complete a thesis and/or dissertation, which then becomes published as "Electronic Theses & Dissertations" and sits as a public document within our institutional repository - YorkSpace.

Graduate Program in Communication & Culture Electronic Theses

Awards & Recognition

Esther Sampson

Esther Sampson has won the 2022 Ioan Davies MA award for the paper, “The Diaspora of Books: Knowledge, Ideologies, Others.”

Nicholas Fazio

Nicholas Fazio has won the 2022 Ioan Davies PhD award for the paper, “The Kafkian Ape: Language, Sapience, and the Crags of Reason.”

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The York & Toronto Metropolitan University Joint Graduate Program in Communication & Culture at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education.