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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 […]

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, […]

Prof. Carlo Fanelli quoted in The Globe & Mail, 27 May 2021

Prof. Carlo Fanelli quoted in The Globe & Mail, 27 May 2021

Professor Fanelli is quoted in John Ibbitson's Opinion piece "A golden opportunity awaits the public service sector post-pandemic." From the article linked above: Carlo Fanelli, who co-ordinates the Work and Labour Studies Program at York University, is surveying attitudes to the pandemic within the Ontario public sector workforce. Preliminary results suggest employees fear burnout from […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]