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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 […]

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 […]