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.
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Research within the Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought 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.
Awards & Recognition
Bringing art into public spaces can improve the social fabric of a city
Rhiannon Cobb, a PhD student in social and political thought at York University, wrote an op-ed that was featured in Devdiscourse.
The new Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Guatemala is a York grad
The Vatican announced that York University alumnus Gonzalo de Villa, who completed a master’s degree in social and political thought in 1988, has been appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Guatemala.
The Graduate Program in Social & Political Thought at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.