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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bilingual webinars online about the role of the pandemic in the world of work

Bilingual webinars online about the role of the pandemic in the world of work

Dear Members of the scientific community, The Covid-19 pandemic has been the source of questions and uncertainties since last spring. It is in this context that the Work Manifesto was born, a collective work articulated around three axes: democratize the firm, decommodify work and environmental remediation. Written by three researchers, Isabelle Ferreras, Dominique Méda and […]