Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Researcher awarded prestigious Banting Fellowship comes to York

Nielson Bezerra, who received his PhD at Universidade Federal de Fluminense in Brazil in 2010 and now teaches at Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, has been awarded a prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship to pursue his research program at York University’s Harriet Tubman Institute. The awards were announced by Gary Goodyear, minister of state […]

Two York professors elected to the RSC

The achievements of two York University professors have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), which has inducted them as Fellows. Carl E. James, professor, in the Faculty of Education and Director, York Centre for Education & Community, and Norman Yan, professor in the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science and a core […]

Four York professors elected to the Royal Society of Canada

The achievements of four York University professors have been recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), which has inducted them as Fellows.  Professor Pat Armstrong, a distinguished research professor of sociology in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS); Professor Isabella Bakker in the Department of Political Science in LA&PS; Professor Rishma […]

Professors John Saul and Paul Lovejoy to receive lifetime achievement awards from CAAS

For two York professors, receiving an award for Lifetime Achievement in African Studies from the Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS) represents a major acknowledgement of decades of work in African liberation, research and teaching. York Professor Emeritus John S. Saul and York Distinguished Research Professor in African history and Canada Research Chair Paul Lovejoy […]