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Graduate students in our Development Studies program receive prestigious scholarships and awards

The Graduate Program in Development Studies (DVST) celebrates its students who have been awarded a number of esteemed scholarships and awards. 

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YCAR welcomes Evnur Taran

The York Centre for Asian Research invites scholars with Asian and/or Asian Diaspora research interests to apply to become YCAR Associates. For Evnur's research thesis, she will focus on South Asia and India’s development aid to Bhutan.

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Alumni in the News

Vanessa Bart-Plange

"As a woman in school, you are thinking of your siblings - how will they fend for themselves?" Vanessa Bart-Plange on The Agenda With Steve Paikin.

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Jen Katshunga

"No country—including Canada—has finished this agenda as this discussion of Black women and girls reveals." - Black Women in Canada

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Kelly Rose Pflug-Back

Spanning centuries, The Hammer of Witches reaches from present-day urban dystopias and the unlikely enchantments that they harbour, to medieval Norway, where the first Christian king waged war on the country's gender-nonconforming wizards.

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The Graduate Program in Development Studies at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.