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BUSO Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein recognized as 2020 CIES Emerging Scholar

A distinguished group of review panelists from the Comparative International Education Society (CIES) has recently recognized Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein as one of four 2020 CIES – African Diaspora Special Interest Group Emerging Scholars. Across its expansive network, CIES contributes to interdisciplinary understanding of education and scholarship […]

Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein to lead federal government training on the social economy for racialized Canadians

For the first time, federal policymakers in the Ministry of Employment and Social Services will take part in a training session led by York University Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein to learn how to use Black political epistemologies so that funding can better reach Black and racialized women in Canada. Hossein, a professor of business and […]

Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein will deliver a keynote in Sweden, "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations" on January 21, 2020

View the program PDF for "Informal Financial Markets: Now and Then. From pre-banking to Bitcoins, 21-01-2020 - 23-01-2020 at Umeå University." Dr. Hossein's keynote: "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations."

Congratulations! BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

Congratulations to SOSC BUSO 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 […]

BUSO & IDS 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 […]

BUSO student wins prestigious Killam Fellowship

BUSO student Semhar Berhe will take part in the Killam Fellowship Program, which allows undergraduate students from Canada and the United States to participate in a program of binational residential exchange. This program, administered by Fulbright Canada, is supported by an endowment from the American Killam Trusts, Global Affairs Canada, and the Foundation for Educational […]

2018 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award recipients announced

This article originally appeared in yFile Five outstanding faculty members who have demonstrated innovative approaches to teaching will be honoured during the 2018 Spring Convocation Ceremonies with President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards. This year’s recipients are: Professor Dan Palermo in the Lassonde School of Engineering; Professor Ruth Koleszar-Green in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS); Bridget Cauthery, a contract faculty […]