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Join in on the fun: FGS announces the Grad Sports League

The Grad Sports League will meet once a month with teams challenging one another in round-robin style tournaments, rotating through different sports. All graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members are welcome to participate.

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Cover of Mulheres Quilombolas, Interseccionalidades, e Políticas Públicas

New book focuses on the Quilombolas of Brazil

The book, Mulheres Quilombolas, Interseccionalidades, e Políticas Públicas, has a unique connection to York University. Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies political science Professor Simone Bohn is one of the book’s editors.

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Alumni in the News

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Noora Sharrab

Noora Sharrab, a Palestinina refugee in origin, was a student in our program as an MA, and has become a prize-winning social investor as one of the founders of Sitti— a sustainable social enterprise committed to the self-reliance of the refugee community.

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John Carlaw

John Carlaw a York POLS PhD now holds a Research Fellowship at Toronto’s Metropolitain University. He is a very well-known activist in refugee response initiatives having served as the Project Lead of York University's Syria Response and Refugee Initiative, a refugee sponsorship and education initiative at York’s Centre for Refugee Studies.

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Julian Campisi

Julian Campisi (PhD, York University) is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. He joined UTSC in September 2021. His research focuses on political risk analysis in developed economies. He was a 2020/21 MITACS Science Policy Fellow at DND/CAF, and currently teaches courses at UTSC in public policy, IR and comparative politics.

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