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LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras receives SSHRC 2020 Insight Grant

LASO/SLST Prof. Amelie Barras receives SSHRC 2020 Insight Grant

Dr. Barras is an associate professor with the Law and Society (LASO) Program for undergraduates and with the graduate program in Socio-Legal Studies (SLST). Amelie and colleagues at several Canadian universities were awarded a 2020 Insight Grant (October Competition) from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) for their project "Politics of Religious Diversity in […]

HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

The Dahdaleh Institute's Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health Steering Committee has awarded five YorkU researchers Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grants. Prof. Elliott, associate professor in the Health & Society (HESO) Program in the Department of Social Science, receives the award for her HESO-related proposal titled, “Situated neurology: An ethnographic study of neurology in Kenya.” […]

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 […]

York Professor Emeritus Jaime Llambias-Wolff earns recognition for new book

York Professor Emeritus Jaime Llambias-Wolff earns recognition for new book

Originally published in Yfile, May 26, 2021. A book co-authored by York University Professor Emeritus Jaime Llambías-Wolff was recognized with a Talent Award by publisher Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial during the third edition of the Caligrama Awards. Llambías-Wolff teaches in the Division of Social Science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. The book, […]

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 […]

SPTH Professor Andrea Davis awarded prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship

SPTH Professor Andrea Davis awarded prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Central to Professor Andrea Davis’ transformational work as a teacher and academic is the belief that “racism is a refusal to really learn,” and the philosophy of “teaching as activism.” Her 20-year career embodies both and, now, she has been recognized with Canada’s most prestigious award for teaching, leadership and innovation. Davis, an associate professor of […]