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Prof. Mohamed Sesay wins Lee Ann Fujii Book Award 2021

Prof. Mohamed Sesay wins Lee Ann Fujii Book Award 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed Sesay, winner of the International Studies Association’s Lee Ann Fujii Book Award for 2021 for his new book Domination Through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in Postcolonial Africa.  From the International Studies Association’s press release:   “This year’s winner, Mohamed Sesay’s book Domination through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in […]

News Catchup with CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov

News Catchup with CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov

Criminology professor and Foundations Co-ordinator Dr. Natasha Tusikov’s research and commentary is in high demand. Her prodigious output of late includes an appearance on The National news program, in an article with Global News, and authoring and co-authoring a series of articles with CIGI – The Centre for International Governance Innovation – an international think […]

York University Criminology Professor James Sheptycki is the recipient of the 2021 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for best-published paper of the year by the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology for his essay titled “The Politics of Policing a Pandemic Panic.”

York University Criminology Professor James Sheptycki is the recipient of the 2021 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for best-published paper of the year by the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology for his essay titled “The Politics of Policing a Pandemic Panic.”

The essay was completed in early April 2020 and published during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Sheptycki’s paper argues the politics of policing the pandemic panic reveal tectonic shifts in the world system. He explains how the COVID-19 virus “precipitated the first global police event presenting an occasion for researchers and scholars to apply existing theory and […]

CRIM prof Tuulia Law discusses the question: "Is violence against teachers being normalized?"

CRIM prof Tuulia Law discusses the question: "Is violence against teachers being normalized?"

TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2021 – Workplace violence against female elementary school teachers by some of their students is often dismissed or diminished despite serious injury and emotional harm, says the lead author of a new paper out of York University. That’s because the issue is often invisible, complex, intertwined, messy and insidious, say co-authors York […]

SOSC CRIM Prof. Natasha Tusikov on social media regulation and the creation of a new Federal Data Commissioner

SOSC CRIM Prof. Natasha Tusikov on social media regulation and the creation of a new Federal Data Commissioner

The Hill Times, May 05, 2021. "Setting a path for the new data commissioner" by Natasha Tusikov. (Subscription required.) The New Indian Press, June 04, 2021. "Social media eats into its own vitals" by Vinay Sahasrabuddhe. (Openly available.) Centre for International Governance Innovation, June 09, 2021. "Is Canada Ready for the Platform Regulation Debate?" by […]

Criminology Program Job Talks - May 20, 21, & 25

Criminology Program Job Talks - May 20, 21, & 25

 Interviews: Race, Racialization, and Crime  The Department of Social Science's Criminology Program is holding Job Talks for hiring candidates via Zoom. Faculty and students are welcome and encouraged to attend.  For details and information, please contact soscasst@yorku.ca.   THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021 - DR. TEMITOPE ORIOLA  RESEARCH TALK: 11:30-1:00 (Deathly Resistance and Female Suicide Terrorism)  TEACHING […]

The Racialized Students in Healthcare Virtual Lecture Series

The Racialized Students in Healthcare Virtual Lecture Series

The Racialized Students in Healthcare virtual lecture series is sponsored by the OHTN and provides workshop series on Indigenous Education, HIV Clinical Care, HIV research facilitated by HALCO and HIV Pharmacy Care. Our facilitators include: MaryAnn from the Native Women Resources Centre, Dr. Gordon from Unity Health, Stevia Arthur from BlackCAP, Alex Vincent from Cabbagetown Community Health Centre and […]

Professor Allyson Lunny receives Endowed Chair in Criminology & Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University

Professor Allyson Lunny receives Endowed Chair in Criminology & Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University

York University Associate Professor Allyson Lunny will hold the prestigious Endowed Chair in Criminology & Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, N.B. during the Fall 2021 term. The Endowed Chair appointment is awarded annually to a scholar with a well-established record of research and who has a PhD in Criminology or a related field.   Lunny, […]

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]