Social science professors launch new collaborative book for Business & Society

This article originally appeared in yfile. Five York University professors in the Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, have worked together to produce a new collaborative and comprehensive text for students studying business and society. Business and Society: A Critical Introduction is authored by York Professors Kean Birch, Caroline Shenaz Hossein, Mark […]

York's Centre for Feminist Research publishes policy brief on human trafficking

This article originally appeared in yfile. In July 2017, York University's Centre for Feminist Research released a policy brief on human trafficking. Challenging Trafficking in Canada, edited by CFR Research Associate and Professor in Social Science Kamala Kempadoo and PhD candidate in Anthropology Nicole McFadyen, with assistance from Phillip Pilon, Andrea Sterling and Alex Mackenzie, and research […]

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 […]

Member of Parliament awards Business & Society students enrolled in experiential education class

This article originally appeared in yfile. Three students enrolled in the Business & Society (BUSO) course SOSC 4046: The Social Economy Practicum received a Community Award for their excellent experiential education work in the Jane-Finch community. Sherika Alexis-Brown, Allison Nephew and Kayathiri Ambalavnar were honoured by Member of Parliament Judy Sgro, representing Humberside-Blackcreek, for generating […]

Racial profiling study offers roadmap for bias-free policing

This article originally appeared in yfile. York University is known for leading scholarship in equity and human rights. Its researchers are nationally recognized for their policy-relevant contributions. As two of Canada’s foremost equity scholars, Professors Lorne Foster (Department of Equity Studies) and Les Jacobs (Department of Social Science) were hired by Ottawa Police Services to […]

Health Research in LA&PS Reception

On January 24th, the Health & Society Program (HESO) program hosted a reception for Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies instructors, course directors, graduate students, post-docs and community research partners; engaged in the important work of health research and teaching. Participants had the opportunity to share their knowledge and innovative practices pertaining to health […]