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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 […]

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov's co-edits new book: "Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century"

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov's co-edits new book: "Information, Technology and Control in a Changing World Understanding Power Structures in the 21st Century"

Criminology professor Natasha Tusikov's new book explores the interconnected ways in which the control of knowledge has become central to the exercise of political, economic, and social power. Building on the work of International Political Economy scholar Susan Strange, this multidisciplinary volume features experts from political science, anthropology, law, criminology, women’s and gender studies, and […]

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov's article in The Conversation: "What the U.K.’s Online Harms white paper teaches us about internet regulation"

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov's article in The Conversation: "What the U.K.’s Online Harms white paper teaches us about internet regulation"

Amidst a growing consensus that social media and online platforms must be subject to public regulation, the United Kingdom has stepped up to do just that. In doing so, it has made a lot of people very angry. Co-written by YorkU Social Science's Natasha Tusikov and Brock University's Blayne Haggart, read the full article on […]

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov's SSHRC project “Governing Knowledge and Data in Smart Cities” awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov's SSHRC project “Governing Knowledge and Data in Smart Cities” awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Natasha Tusikov (Criminology Program, Department of Social Science) on her award of a grant from SSHRC in support of her project “Governing Knowledge and Data in Smart Cities.” Dr. Tusikov, as the principal investigator, will work with collaborators Dr. Blayne Haggart and Dr. Nicole Goodman, both from the political science department at […]

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov writes op-ed in The Hill Times: "Data rights as human rights: the missing piece in Canada’s data strategy consultations process"

CRIM professor Natasha Tusikov writes op-ed in The Hill Times: "Data rights as human rights: the missing piece in Canada’s data strategy consultations process"

Canada’s data consultations have been insufficient to the scale of the challenge facing Canadians. If the government wants Canadians to have confidence that they understand the challenge of regulating a data-driven society, they need a do-over.   Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in this file photograph. While the government’s decision to seek public input should […]

Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Who regulates the Internet and how are vital questions. On January 18, 2012, millions of people participated in the now-infamous “Internet blackout” to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the rights it would have given intellectual property holders to shape how people use the Internet. SOPA’s withdrawal was heralded as a victory for an […]

Criminology Society at York wins award

Criminology Society at York wins award

On April 25, 2017, the Criminology Society at York (CSY) received the 2016-17 Outstanding Overall Contribution to Student Experience Award at the 7th Annual LA&PS & SCOLAPS Celebration of Student Engagement, Leadership & Volunteerism. This award was bestowed on the CSY for their continuous contribution to the enrichment of the undergraduate student experience in the Department of Social […]