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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 […]

ISS Asst. Prof. Sarah Rotz has an opinion piece in the Globe and Mail: "As meat plants shut down, COVID-19 reveals the extreme concentration of our food supply"

ISS Asst. Prof. Sarah Rotz has an opinion piece in the Globe and Mail: "As meat plants shut down, COVID-19 reveals the extreme concentration of our food supply"

“The food supply chain is breaking,” Tyson Foods Chairman John H. Tyson wrote in an open letter published in the New York Times earlier this week. And he’s not wrong. Over the past month, anyone following the news might have noticed images of seemingly endless food bank lineups juxtaposed against footage of milk being dumped […]

Department of Social Science event celebrates 11 new publications

Department of Social Science event celebrates 11 new publications

This article originally appeared in yFile. An event to celebrate 11 recent publications from faculty in York University’s Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LAPS), will take place on Thursday, Jan. 25 from 2 to 4pm. This event is open to the York University community and will take place in […]

York U researcher part of international collaboration on climate change communication

York U researcher part of international collaboration on climate change communication

This article originally appeared in yFile. Climate change is one of this century’s defining challenges. Scientific investigations on climate change and global warming are at the forefront of research agendas with increasing numbers of such inquiries undertaken each year. Approaches investigating the transforming conditions of the Earth’s planetary environments have also grown in depth and […]

ISS Speaker Series - Winter 2017

ISS Speaker Series - Winter 2017

The March 2017 ISS Speaker series featured Dr. Dilyana Mincheva who used her 'research in progress' to put forth the argument that what Trump & ISIS are trying to do stands in the realm of heteronomy. World democracy and freedoms are negatively affected when these two regimes clash, and autonomy is not possible when one […]