Prominent York Professor Retires

Faculty and staff from the Department of Social Science gathered together on December 7 to celebrate Professor Judith Hellman. Hellman is officially retiring from York after a distinguished career spanning over 45 years. Eduardo Canel and Viviana Patroni gave heartfelt tributes praising her for her many professional and personal accomplishments.

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Professors Eduardo Canel and Viviana Patroni

Hellman then took the stage where she spoke about the changes within the University and the Department since she began her career. Her speech contained hilarious anecdotes and emotional sentiments. She now plans on beginning her retirement with a café tour around the city.judy_hellman_edited_image

 

Professor Judy Hellman addressing faculty and staff

 

 

 

Photos courtesy of Pablo Idahosa