“Governing Knowledge and Data in Smart Cities” awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Natasha Tusikov (Criminology Program, Department of Social Science) on her award of a grant from SSHRC in support of her project “Governing Knowledge and Data in Smart Cities.” Dr. Tusikov, as the principal investigator, will work with collaborators Dr. Blayne Haggart and Dr. Nicole Goodman, both from the political science department at […]

Congratulations! Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Congratulations to SOSC Associate Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein. She is an executive member on the board of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diaspora and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University. Read the notice on the International Association for Feminist Economics website. Read the Yfile article "Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein […]

Congratulations! Prof. Darryl Reed receives YorkU President’s Sustainability Leadership Award

Congratulations to SOSC Associate Professor Darryl Reed - a leading Canadian authority on co-operatives, fair trade and sustainability - who also heads up two campus cooperatives. He is the program coordinator of the Department of Social Science's Business & Society program. Read more in YFile.

Congratulations! Prof. Nga Dao part of $30M international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh

Hearty congratulations to SOSC Assistant Professor Nga Dao who is part of a major international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Ganges-Brahmaputra in Bangladesh. She is the sole Canadian researcher in this important study and is affiliated with the Department of Social Science's International Development Studies and Business & Society programs. Read more […]

Natasha Tusikov writes op-ed in The Hill Times: "Data rights as human rights: the missing piece in Canada’s data strategy consultations process"

Canada’s data consultations have been insufficient to the scale of the challenge facing Canadians. If the government wants Canadians to have confidence that they understand the challenge of regulating a data-driven society, they need a do-over. &nbsp Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in this file photograph. While the government’s decision to seek public input should […]

Jacqueline Krikorian co-edits new new books on Canadian Confederation

York University’s history and politics professors continue to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial with the launch of two edited collections featuring Confederation scholarship. These collections were completed as part of an array of projects to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary, projects that were executed under the leadership of history Professor David Koffman, with support from his colleagues, the administrative […]

YorkU Professor Carla Lipsig-Mummé recognized with prestigious SSHRC Impact Award

Carla Lipsig-Mummé York University Professor Carla Lipsig-Mummé, of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, has been recognized for excellence in research by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Lipsig-Mummé is the recipient of the SSHRC’s prestigious Impact Award (Partnership Category). The awards were announced Oct. 3 at a special […]