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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 […]

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 […]