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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, […]

Failure to invest in government capacity is a luxury we can’t afford

Failure to invest in government capacity is a luxury we can’t afford

The Canadian government must have sufficient in-house, or in-government, capacity to address and evaluate changes in the knowledge-driven economy, from a Canadian public interest perspective. By Natasha Tusikov (Department of Social Science, York University) & Blayne Haggart (Department of Political Science, Brock University)OpinionThe Hill TimesApril 05, 2021 After years of public concern about the largely […]

LA&PS announces four inaugural postdoctoral fellowships, one of whom will work in LASO

LA&PS announces four inaugural postdoctoral fellowships, one of whom will work in LASO

From yFile, 31 March 2021 The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) has announced the recipients of four inaugural postdoctoral fellowships. Fellows receive a funded, one-year postdoctoral research position to conduct their proposed research project under the guidance of a faculty supervisor. Fellows will receive $50,000 over the next academic year. Teddy Atim is […]

Incoming SOSC SLST PhD student Kayla Forjan wins prestigious Elia Scholars Program Award

Incoming SOSC SLST PhD student Kayla Forjan wins prestigious Elia Scholars Program Award

Congratulations to Kayla Forjan, recipient of York University's premier graduate award for incoming domestic or international doctoral students - the Elia Scholars Program. Kayla, who has just completed her MA in Socio-Legal Studies (SLST) here at YorkU is joining the Socio-Legal Studies Graduate Program in September. Kayla is no stranger to awards, having also received […]

BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein featured speaker on capitalism for University of London event

BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein featured speaker on capitalism for University of London event

Caroline Shenaz Hossein, York University associate professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), is one of three speakers for a virtual event hosted by SOAS University of London, March 24. "Social Reproduction, Financial Exclusion and Alternatives" runs from 12 to 1:30 p.m. EST over Zoom, and will explore how in 21st-century […]

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 […]

February 8 to 12 is International Development Week!

February 8 to 12 is International Development Week!

Join us for one of the IDS Program’s most exciting weeks - our Student Association’s International Development Week! Hang out online with your peers, watch a movie, engage in our Speaker Session, meet IDS Alumni, and see what IDS students are doing in their Opportunity Showcase. Movie Night Speaker Session Alumni Night Opportunity Showcase If […]