Glendon professor releases book providing new ways of understanding contemporary feminisms
Dr. Shirin Shahrokni, Glendon researcher and professor, celebrates the launch of her new book Higher Education and Social Mobility in France at this year’s Research Festival
Marie-Hélène Larochelle, Glendon professor, researcher and writer, displays innovation with the English translation of her first novel “Daniil and Vanya”
Marie-Hélène Larochelle combines her passion for French literature with literary creation in her first novel Daniil and Vanya published in English translation last fall. The translated novel has been acclaimed by the CBC, the Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire and other media outlets.
Glendon Community Book Club Launched!
In honour of Black History Month, the Community Book Club invites Glendon students, staff, and faculty to participate in collective readings and discussions about Demond Cole’s The Skin We’re In and Marie-Célie Agnant’s Femmes au temps des carnassiers by Black Canadian writers. Click here to find out more.
4th-year Psychology Students Showcase their Thesis Projects in Online Poster Presentations
This spring’s adaptation of the yearly Psychology poster day, an opportunity for 4th-year students to present their research projects to their professors and peers, is exemplary of how the College continues to adapt educational opportunities for online and remote delivery. Read more
Glendon researcher Dr. Valérie Schoof wins prestigious York Research Chair and Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award
Dr. Valérie Schoof, researcher and associate professor at York University’s Glendon College, has been awarded a prestigious York Research Chair and a Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award. The awards recognize Schoof as a young and emerging scholar in the field of primate biology whose innovative approaches to research contribute significantly to the training environment of the university and to society at large. Read more
Glendon researcher Dr. Emily Laxer wins prestigious Sociology Award
Dr. Emily Laxer, assistant professor of sociology at Glendon, is the 2020 recipient of the Canadian Sociological Association’s “John Porter Award” in recognition of her book Unveiling the Nation: The Politics of Secularism in France and Quebec, published by McGill-Queen’s University Press. The “John Porter Award” is the association’s most prestigious book prize. Read more
Glendon researcher Dr. Gabriel Levine celebrates the virtual launch of his timely new book Art and Tradition in a Time of Uprisings
Dr. Gabriel Levine, is an artist and scholar whose newly released book by The MIT Press, Art and Tradition in a Time of Uprisings explores what he calls “experiments with tradition” in the visual and performing arts. Read more
Christopher Dewdney’s book receives critical acclaim
18 Miles: The Epic Drama of Our Atmosphere and its Weather is Professor Christopher Dewdney’s sixth work of non-fiction. The book is an engaging read about the atmosphere and weather. Peppered with compelling personal stories, the book also looks to the past to explain many natural phenomena that continue to mark human history and Planet Earth. 18 Miles recently received the 2018 Lane Anderson Award in the Adults Category, as well as a Science Writers and Communicators of Canada General Audience Book Award.
Glendon announces the recipients of the 2019 Principal’s Research Excellence Awards
Three recipients of the 2019 Principal’s Research Excellence Awards were announced. The awards are given annually to honour full-time Glendon faculty members who have made an outstanding contribution. Read more here
Glendon researcher looks at unpacking politics of Higher Ed info hubs for Indigenous and international students
Professor Jean Michel Montsion, has undertaken some compelling research on Ontario universities’ service delivery to Indigenous and international students. Read more »
Anne Russon Receives York’s 2018 Distinguished Research Fellowship
Professor Russon from Glendon’s Department of Psychology is honoured for her outstanding research contributions to the University. Read more »
Glendon researchers Guy Proulx and Kristoffer Romero receive funding from The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation
Dr. Guy Proulx, principal investigator, and Dr. Kristoffer Romero, co-primary investigator, receive funding to develop The North-South Brain Health Educational Course Initiative. Read more here.
Professor Willem Maas receives grant to study Canadian citizenship and nationality laws and policies
Professor Willem Maas has been awarded an Insight Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to pursue his research project, “A Political History of Canadian Citizenship and Nationality Law and Policy.” Read the full story
Internationally recognized vision researcher joins Glendon Psychology Department
Glendon College is pleased to welcome world-renowned vision scientist, Dr. Patrick Cavanagh, to our campus as Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Psychology. Read more here.
Glendon professor adds two collections to the growing literature on environmental history
Within the space of five months, Canadian Studies Professor Colin Coates published two works on this burgeoning field in Canada. Read more »
French studies professor awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant
Professor Swann Paradis’ research combines literature, science, and history in one of the largest studies focusing specifically on French and Dutch rivalries in scientific and historical advances. Learn more »
Primatologist Valerie Schoof awarded NSERC grant for research on vervet monkeys
Funding to build a long-term study of how the environment influence hormones and behaviour. Learn more about her research »
Glendon announces the recipients of the 2017 Principal’s Research Excellence Awards
Professor Valérie Schoof from Glendon’s new Biology program has received the award in the early-career category and French Studies Professor Swann Paradis has been selected in the established scholar category. Read more »
Glendon announces recipients of the 2015 Principal’s Research Excellence Awards
Two Glendon researchers, Professors Joanna Robinson, Department of Sociology and Anne Russon, Department of Psychology, have been selected as the recipients of the 2015 Awards. Read more »
Glendon historian Mark Jurdjevic named to the prestigious Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Mark Jurdjevic, a professor and Chair of the Department of History at York University’s Glendon Campus, has been named to the Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Read more »
Glendon Psychologist elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association
With over 100,000 members, the APA appointed Dr. Young along with 112 other scholars in 2015. Fellow status is a special distinction bestowed upon an APA member for their outstanding and unusual contributions in the field of psychology. Read more »
In the Media
Professor Emily Laxer Discusses the Canadian Federal Election Results on TVO
If you missed The Agenda with Steve Paikin last night with our colleague, Emily Laxer, you still have the opportunity to see it here: https://www.tvo.org/video/the-return-of-the-bloc-quebecois
Political science professor Willem Maas weighs in on the Brexit vote
“Despite their fiery rhetoric during the campaign, the Brexit camp appears to have no concrete plans for how to negotiate a new relationship, offering only poorly thought-out or underspecified platitudes that everything will be better after a Brexit, not unlike the angry nostalgia peddled by Donald Trump in the United States. They now have an enormous responsibility to negotiate a good deal and minimize the damage for Britain, which will be far from easy.” Read full article here
The Brexit effect on Europe – Glendon Political Science Professor Willem Maas Explains