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Academic Officers & Staff

Learn more about our team, their work and how to contact them.

NameLocationPhone NumberEmail Address
Glasbeek, Amanda 
Interim Chair
754 Ross South416-736-2100 x77812chrsosc@yorku.ca
James W. Williams 
Undergraduate Program Director (UPD)
742 Ross South416-736-2100 x77176updsosc@yorku.ca
Mary Goitom 
Graduate Program Director (GPD), Development Studies (DVST)
866 Ross South416-736-2100 x22839DVSTgpd@yorku.ca
Annie Bunting 
Graduate Program Director (GPD), Socio-Legal Studies (SLST)
733 Ross South416-736-2100 x20507GPDslst@yorku.ca
David Cecchetto 
Graduate Program Director (GPD), Social & Political Thought (SPTH)
711 Ross South416-736-2100 x77402spt_gpd@yorku.ca
General Inquiries 737 Ross South 416-736-5054 socsci@yorku.ca
Khansa N. Cheema 
Administrative Coordinator 
755 Ross South 416-736-2100 x33809 soscac@yorku.ca
Jennifer-Anne Brethour
Administrative Assistant 
753 Ross South 416-736-2100 x55056 SOSCasst@yorku.ca
Administrative Assistant (CUPE) (See also Lucy C)737 Ross South 416-736-2100 x77799 sosccupe@yorku.ca
Lucia (Lucy) Cozzolino
Undergraduate Coordinator, Faculty 
737-B Ross South 416-736-2100 x20454 lucym@yorku.ca
Alda Lone
Undergraduate Coordinator, Programs 
737-C Ross South 416-736-2100 x77797 alone@yorku.ca
Jacqueline (Jacquie) Selman
Undergraduate Coordinator, Students 
737-A Ross South 416-736-2100 x77798 jselman@yorku.ca
Orlene Ellis
Graduate Program Assistant, Development Studies (DVST) 
744 Ross South 416-736-2100 x20979 DSgrads@yorku.ca
Judith Hawley
Graduate Program Assistant, Social & Political Thought (SPTH) 
712 Ross South 416-736-2100 x55320 SPTprog@yorku.ca
Natasha Kochar
Graduate Program Administrator, Socio-Legal Studies (SLST) 
741 Ross South 416-736-2100 x22689 SLSTprog@yorku.ca
Nathalie (Nat) DiLorenzo
Undergraduate Program Administrator: LASO & URST 
746 Ross South 416-736-2100 x66272 LASO@yorku.ca and URST@yorku.ca
Susan Fiorillo
Undergraduate Program Administrator: BUSO & WKLS 
748 Ross South 416-736-2100 x77805 BUSO@yorku.ca and WKLS@yorku.ca
Elvisa Zjakic
Undergraduate Program Administrator: AFST, IDS, ISS, LACS, & SAST  
749 Ross South 416-736-2100 x77796 elvisaz@yorku.ca
Pamela Lamb
Undergraduate Program Administrator: CRIM & HESO 
751 Ross South 416-736-2100 x20260 lambp@yorku.ca
Alison Furtado
Student Success and Academic Advisor for: African Studies (AFST), Criminology (CRIM)
103 Central Square416-736-2100 x 33219soscadv@yorku.ca
Lan Tran
Student Success and Academic Advisor for: Business and Society (BUSO) Last names starting with: A to Hd, Law and Society (LASO) Last names starting with A to Kr
103 Central Square416-736-2100 x 33219soscadv@yorku.ca
Brandon Emmanuel
Student Success and Academic Advisor for: Business and Society (BUSO) Last names starting with: He to O, Interdisciplinary Social Science (ISS)
103 Central Square416-736-2100 x 33219soscadv@yorku.ca
Elma Milasin
Student Success and Academic Advisor for: Health & Society (HESO), Urban Studies (URST) and Work & Labour Studies (WKLS)
103 Central Square416-736-2100 x 33219soscadv@yorku.ca
Ladonna Taylor
Student Success and Academic Advisor for: Business and Society (BUSO) Last names starting with: P to Z, International Development Studies (IDST), Law and Society (LASO) Last names starting with: Ks to Z
103 Central Square416-736-2100 x33219 soscadv@yorku.ca
Chandani Stanislaus
Undergraduate Program Assistant 
737 Ross South 416-736-5054 SOCSCI@yorku.ca
Chad Pether
Program Assistant 
737 Ross South 416-736-5054 SOCSCI@yorku.ca

Common Social Science Acronyms 

AFST = African Studies 
BUSO = Business & Society 
CRIM = Criminology 
GPD = Graduate Program Director 
HESO = Health & Society 
IDS or IDST = International Development Studies 
ISS = Interdisciplinary Social Science 
LACS = Latin American & Caribbean Studies 
LASO = Law & Society 

SAST = South Asian Studies 
SLST = Socio-Legal Studies 
SOSC = Social Science 
SPT or SPTH = Social & Political Thought 
TA = Teaching Assistant 
UPA = Undergraduate Program Assistant 
UPD = Undergraduate Program Director 
URST = Urban Studies 
WKLS = Work & Labour Studies