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 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 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.
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 […]
Congratulations to Miriam Smith, recipient of the LA&PS Award for Distinction in Research in the Established Researcher category, and to Dagmara Woronko who is recognized in the Contract Faculty category for excellence in teaching! Read more in the Yfile article (January 21, 2019).
When the first class of five students graduated from York University’s Law & Society program in 1976, Professor Jane Banfield wore a proud smile. True to York’s motto – Tentanda Via – the program was the first of its kind in North America and one of the University’s first interdisciplinary programs. Jane Banfield The late […]
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.   Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, pictured in this file photograph. While the government’s decision to seek public input should […]
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 […]
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 […]
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