Kudos Reports:
Linda Peake

LA&PS Professor Linda Peake was awarded $2.5 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for an international research project on how rapid urbanization is affecting the lives of women living in poverty in the global south.

December

Four graduate students received Canada Graduate Scholarships in honour of Nelson
Mandela for their research in areas he championed. Doctoral recipients receive funding of
$35,000 per year for three years, and master’s recipients receive funding of $17,500 over
one year. Recipients of the scholarships are:

  • Raghed Charabaty, MFA student, Department of Cinema and Media Studies
  • Kyla Baird, PhD student, Department of Psychology
  • Matthew Robertshaw, PhD student, Department of History
  • Reena Shadaan, PhD student, Faculty of Environmental Studies

 

December

Glendon researchers Guy Proulx and Kristoffer Romero received $240,000 in funding from
the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation to develop the North-South Brain Health
Educational Course Initiative, a new course on cognitive impairment that seeks to make an
impact in healthcare access for Franco-Ontarians.

December

Mark Terry

Faculty of Environmental Studies PhD candidate Mark Terry launched the Youth Climate
Report at the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention
on Climate Change in Germany. Terry’s project includes nearly 300 videos on global climate
change research produced by young people, and is designed to provide a voice for the
communities of global youth and global science.

December

York University announced the official opening of YSpace, a new innovation and
entrepreneurship centre in Markham, with Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti and International Trade Minister Michael Chan on hand to view a showcase of innovative technologies and products from student entrepreneurs.

December

The Government of Canada appointed three Faculty of Science professors to Canada
Research Chair positions. They will receive over $2.9 million in total funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation.
The chairholders are:

  • Thomas Baumgartner, Professor in the Department of Chemistry
  • Raymond Kwong, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology
  • Christopher Caputo, Professor in the Department of Chemistry

December

Leah Vosko

LA&PS Professor Leah Vosko was renewed as Canada Research Chair in the Political Economy of Gender and Work. She will receive $1.4 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

December

York University’s top academic student-athletes were honoured at the Department of Athletics & Recreation’s annual Academic All-Canadian Luncheon.

December

Jigar Ganatra

Glendon Communications student Jigar Ganatra won a sponsorship to attend the Canadian Conference on Student Leadership in Vancouver.

December

Health Professor Susan Murtha and LA&PS Professor Diane Woody created a First Year Experience Toolkit to support the success of new students as they transition to university.

December

Amro Zayed’

Professor Amro Zayed’s landmark study on the influence of neonicotinoids on honey bee health informed a global environmental policy debate, with the UK’s Expert Committee on Pesticides referencing Zayed’s Science article in their published assessment backing the ban on neonicotinoid pesticides across Europe.

December

Patrick Alcedo

Professor Patrick Alcedo’s film, A Piece of Paradise, won two 2017 Reel Asian Awards: the National Bank Best First Feature Film Award and the Centennial Best Canadian Film Award.

December

Students Gurpreet Singh, Mathurayine Kandasamy, and Chelsea Gomes won first, second and third place, respectively, in the #MyExperienceYU photo contest, which received more than 700 submissions that captured students’ experiences of experiential education at  York.

December

Ray Jayawardhana

Dean of Science Ray Jayawardhana delivered the inaugural Distinguished Lecture on exoplanets for the Oxford Network for Planets in the Universe series at the University of Oxford.

December

Jinyan Li

Osgoode Professor Jinyan Li received the Canadian Tax Federation’s prestigious 2017 Lifetime Contribution Award for her work in Canadian and international tax literature.

December

Wardah Behzad

Recent graduate Wardah Behzad won the 2017 York Centre for Asian Research Undergraduate Essay Award for her essay on the analysis of experiences of women’s oppression and agency in Pakistan.

December

Six professors were honoured by the Royal Society of Canada at the Celebration of Excellence in Winnipeg:

  • Deanne Williams, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (Inducted)
  • Richard C. Hoffmann, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (Inducted)
  • David McNab, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (Inducted)
  • Marcel Martel, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (Inducted)
  • Russell Belk, Schulich School of Business (Elected)
  • Lesley A. Jacobs, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (Inducted)

 

December

Raj Anand

Previously an adjunct professor at the Osgoode Hall Law School, Raj Anand was honoured with the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Ontario.

December

Lora Appel

Postdoctoral research fellow Lora Appel received the 2017 Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the National Communication Association.

December

Faghya Samra Shafiq

Schulich School of Business graduate Faghya Samra Shafiq captured the prestigious Ontario Gold Medal awarded by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) as the top writer of the Common Final Examination (CFE) in the province.

December

Santiago Lopera and Nicole Tsinas are members of the team that won first place in the Schulich regional of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Global Partnerships Case Competition.

December

David Vaver

IP Osgoode and Osgoode Hall Law School hosted a special symposium entitled ‘Intellectual Property: Fuel for the Fire or Shelf Life of a Banana?’ in honour of Professor David Vaver.

December

Jimmy Huang

LA&PS Professor Jimmy Huang has been selected as a Distinguished Member by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for outstanding scientific contributions to computing.

December

Rebecca Pillai Riddell

Faculty of Health Professor Rebecca Pillai Riddell was appointed Associate Vice-President Research at York University.

December

Poonam Puri

Osgoode Professor Poonam Puri was appointed to the inaugural Board of Directors of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

December

Rob Hines

A member of the International Advisory Council at Schulich and executive director of Schulich’s Career Development Centre, Rob Hines joined the advisory board of independent investment bank Origin Merchant Partners.

December

Sheilah L. Martin

Sheilah L. Martin, who was previously a visiting professor at Osgoode, was appointed the new justice to the Supreme Court of Canada.

December

Campbell Harvey

Noted economist Campbell Harvey (MBA ’83) joined investment manager firm Research Affiliates as a partner and senior advisor.

December

Isaac Gould

Isaac Gould, who was a sessional lecturer at the Schulich School of Business, was appointed CEO of In-Common Laboratories, a laboratory diagnostic brokerage company.

December

Monique Lafontaine

Monique Lafontaine, who graduated with a Master of Laws from York, has been appointed the Commissioner for Ontario of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).

December

Paul Boniferro

Osgoode alumnus Paul Boniferro (’91) will be appointed Deputy Attorney General of Ontario effective January 3, 2018.

December

Lisa Philipps

Women’s Executive Network has named Interim Provost Lisa Philipps one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women for 2017.

November

Corporate Knights ranked Schulich’s MBA program #2 in the world for responsible business in their 2017 Better World MBA Ranking issue.

November

Financial and Business Economics student Kevin Chau made history as the first entrepreneur to make a deal with all six investors on the CBC television show Dragons Den. Summary Scanner, the innovative mobile app he pitched, reduces reading time by summarizing key points of text from a picture.

November

The Lions field hockey team won the Ontario University Athletics championship for the first time since 1996, and were also U SPORTS silver medalists.

November

Professor John E. Moores and four other researchers in his Planetary Volatiles Laboratory at Lassonde received NASA’s Group Achievement Award for their contributions to the Mars Science Laboratory’s (popularly known as Curiosity Rover) first extended mission. This will be the twelfth time in the past six years that researchers from the Laboratory have won the Group Achievement Award.

November

Students and alumni from the Department of History were recognized at the 2017 Heritage Toronto Awards:

  • PhD graduate Jay Young won the Short Publications Award.
  • PhD graduate Daniel Ross was nominated for the Short Publications Award.
  • MA student Morgan Cameron Ross was nominated for the Public History Award.

 

November

The Lions men’s soccer team defeated the Carleton Ravens to win their fourth Ontario University Athletics banner in five seasons.

November

Osgoode Professor and lawyer Faisal Kutty was awarded the Platinum Award of Excellence for community service & leadership at the 2017 Muslim Awards for Excellence Gala.

November

Thirteen professors at Lassonde have been awarded more than $2.2 million in Discovery Grants from the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada. In the 2017 competition, all Lassonde professors who applied for a renewal, and 80 per cent of the firsttime applicants, were successful. Recipients of the Discovery Grants are:

  • Michael Brown, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Marcus Brubaker, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Suprakash Datta, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Manos Papangelis, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • William Colgan, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering
  • Mojgan Jadidi Mardkheh, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering
  • Jinjun Shan, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering
  • Jian-Guo Wang, Department of Earth and Space Science & Engineering
  • Hossein Kassiri, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Usman Khan, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Dan Palermo, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Alidad Amirfazli, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Paul O’Brien, Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

November

Faculty of Science Professors Wendy Taylor and Thilo Womelsdorf, as well as Social Science Professor Les Jacobs, are among the researchers who are recipients of a Canada Foundation for Innovation investment of more than $554 million.

November

Lassonde Master’s student Everett Snieder and his team won the Water Environment Federation’s 2017 Design Competition for their redesign of Toronto’s Exhibition Place using low-impact development techniques.

November

History Professor Edward Jones-Imhotep received the prestigious 2017 Abbot Payson sher Prize from the Society for the History of Technology for his article on pianist Glenn Gould’s use of recording media.

November

First-year student and Lions field hockey player Jaslan Stirling was named Co-Most Valuable Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year by Ontario University Athletics.

November

Lassonde Professor Costas Armenakis was awarded the Canadian Institute of Geomatics’ 2017 Geomatica Award for his exceptional contributions to the advancement of  eomatics in Canada.

November

Faculty of Education Professor Deborah Britzman was featured in the Distinguished Visitor Lecture series at the University of Alberta.

November

Professors Emeriti Judith Nagata and Penny Van Esterik were honoured at the 33rd Biennial Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies for their contributions to the field.

November

Alumna Megan Leslie (BA ’99) has been appointed the first female president of World Wildlife Fund Canada.

November

Professor Ruth Koleszar-Green has been appointed the inaugural special advisor to the president on Indigenous initiatives.

November

York University and Fermilab announced an agreement to jointly appoint a research scientist who will participate in the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.

November

York researchers received more than $3M from the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the single largest award the University has received from the CFI. The infrastructure for this  work will be aligned with a Canada First Research Excellence Fund grant for the Vision: Science to Applications program, which supports research across a wide range of applications of vision science, including basic visual function, computer vision, and object recognition.

October

Lilly Singh

York alumna and internet personality Lilly Singh (BA ‘10) was named one of Time’s 2017 Next Generation Leaders for her efforts to empower young women.

October

York University was named a finalist in the Innovation category of the Markham Board of Trade’s 2017 Business Excellence Awards.

October

The Lions football team claimed its first Argo Cup since 2012 with a victory over the rival Toronto Varsity Blues in the 48th annual Red & Blue Bowl at Alumni Field.

October

Four exceptional individuals were recognized with honorary degrees at Fall Convocation:

  • Ronald Mock, business leader
  • Angela Robertson, public servant, social justice advocate
  • Rudy Bratty, lawyer, developer, philanthropist
  • Vincent Tao, global educator, innovator, entrepreneur

October

Forbes magazine ranked Schulich first in Canada and eighth in the world among two-year MBA programs outside the US. Schulich was also ranked fourth in the world among all two-year MBA programs in terms of the length of time it takes graduates to recoup their investment in an MBA degree.

October

Osgoode alumnus Jagmeet Singh (LLB ’05) was elected leader of the federal New Democratic Party.

October

In honour of the Invictus Games, York announced the York University Service Award, which will provide up to $20,000 over four years to a York student with a disability who has either served in the Armed Forces or is the child of a member of the Armed Forces.

October

Paco Lui

First year student Paco Lui won the Skills Ontario Scholarship Award after receiving a Bronze medal in the Skills Ontario Competition, the largest skilled trade and technology competition in Canada.

October

Four professors from the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies were elected to the Royal Society of Canada:

  • Richard C. Hoffman, History
  • David McNab, Equity Studies
  • Marcel Martel, History
  • Lesley A. Jacobs, Social Science

October

The Faculty of Science received a gift of $500,000 from the Carswell Family Foundation toward a new, one-metre custom telescope. The observatory has been renamed the Allan I. Carswell Astronomical Observatory in honour of his contributions to the University.

October

Syrus Marcus Ware

Syrus Marcus Ware, a PhD student and Vanier Scholar, won the TD Arts Diversity Award, which celebrates a community-engaged artist who is making a significant contribution in Toronto.

October

Jessica Rumboldt

Doctoral student Jessica Rumboldt won the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize in the Reconciliation category for her ideas on the over-representation of Indigenous female offenders in the criminal justice system.

October

Faculty of Health Dean Paul MacDonald and Psychology Professor Joel Katz were inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

October

Professor Marcia Rioux

Founder of York’s Critical Disability Studies Program, Professor Marcia Rioux was named the recipient of the Apolinario Mabini Memorial Award for her work in social justice and advancing global disability rights.

October

Dr. Andrea Davis

Department of Humanities Chair Dr. Andrea Davis received the Renaissance Award at the Afroglobal Television Excellence Awards for her dedication to promoting “positive consciousness in society.”

October

Naomi Norquay

Professor Naomi Norquay was awarded the Hugh Taylor Prize for her article An Accidental Archive of the Old Durham Road: Reclaiming a Black Pioneer Settlement in Archivaria, The Journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists.

October

The Faculty of Environmental Studies launched its first full Semester Abroad program at
York’s EcoCampus in Las Nubes Forest Reserve in Costa Rica, attracting 53 students from
across six York Faculties.

October

Willem Maas

Glendon Professor Willem Maas has been awarded a five-year Insight Grant by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to pursue a research project on Canadian citizenship laws and policies.

October

Inclusion Lens

The Lassonde School of Engineering and the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion collaborated to develop the Inclusion Lens, an online tool created to increase inclusion and accessibility for the University’s nearly 500 orientation week campus events.

October

Emily Leahy

Glendon student Emily Leahy received a prestigious Killam Fellowship from Fulbright Canada that will fund a semester-long exchange to Arizona State University.

October

Elder Pinzon Guerra

Physics and Astronomy PhD student Elder Pinzon Guerra was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

October

Twelve York graduate students earned awards for research in Asia and Asian Diaspora from the York Centre for Asian Research:

  • Meghna George, Social Anthropology
  • Amardeep Kaur, Geography
  • Conely de Leon, Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies
  • Thrmiga Sathiyamoorthy, Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Mohammad Hasan, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • Sangyoo Lee, Social Work (Not pictured)
  • Rupinder Minhas, Geography
  • Kimberly Roberts, Geography
  • Robin Verrall, Political Science
  • Sarah Allen, Geography
  • Jill Fulton, Social Anthropology
  • Kyle Gibson, Environmental Studies

 

October

Catherine Tsouvaltsidis

Lassonde alumna Catherine Tsouvaltsidis received the Northern Lights Aero Foundation’s 2017 Engineering Award for her contributions to the field of space engineering and for laying the groundwork for other women to excel in the industry.

October

Professor Avis Devine

Professor Avis Devine of Schulich was awarded the 2017 Nick Tyrell Research Prize for a paper she co-authored on the effects of sustainable real estate investment.

October

Schulich and Deloitte announced plans to create the Deloitte Cognitive Analytics and Visualization Lab to foster advances in the visualization and interpretation of big data analytics.

October

The Faculty of Graduate Studies honoured Professor Pat Armstrong with the Faculty’s inaugural Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award, recognizing her exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at the University.

October

Kate Allen, reporter at the Toronto Star, and Matt McGrath, environment correspondent at the BBC, have been selected as the inaugural York Science Communicators in Residence. The program aims to recognize outstanding science journalists and to promote excellence in science-related communications.

October

John Aggrey

Lassonde PhD student John Aggrey won best presentation award at the Institute of Navigation’s ION GNSS+ 2017 conference, the world’s largest conference on Global Navigation Satellite Systems.

October

Four outstanding York University alumni were the recipients of the Bryden Alumni Awards, which celebrate University alumni who have made remarkable contributions to their fields, communities and to the University:

  • Colleen Johnston (BBA ’82)
  • Rudy Buttignol (BFA ’82)
  • Abdullah Merei (BA Sc ’09, MBA ’15)
  • J. Mark Lievonen, (BBA ’79, MBA ’87, LLD [Hon.] ’15)

October

Lions women's tennis

The Lions women’s tennis team won the silver medal at the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships for the third straight year.

October

Nigel Lockyer

Alumnus Nigel Lockyer (BSc Spec. Hons. ‘75) has been reappointed director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

October

Professor Mary Condon will be appointed Interim Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, following the departure of Dean Lorne Sossin in April 2018.

October

Abidin Kusno

Professor Abidin Kusno was appointed director of the York Centre for Asian Research, which is committed to analyzing the experiences of Asian communities in Canada and around the world.

October

York University was ranked among 227 schools on Sierra Club’s Cool Schools list, which grades post-secondary institutions on their sustainability practices.

September

A study by York biologists on the effects of pesticides on honeybees was published in the journal Science.

September

Empower, a team of Schulich student entrepreneurs, was one of six finalists to compete for the prestigious Hult Prize. Their project is aimed at bringing low-cost connectivity to refugee camps and other populations in need.

September

The Archives Unleashed project by York University and the University of Waterloo was awarded a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop tools to make internet archives accessible for researchers.

September

Leading the Modern University, a book written by York University’s past Presidents, was
nominated for a Heritage Toronto Historical Writing Award.

September

Seven York community members were appointed to the Order of Canada:

  • Joseph Arvay, honorary degree recipient (LLD ’16)
  • Cathy Crowe, honorary degree recipient (LLD ’10)
  • Peter Herrndorf, honorary degree recipient (LLD ’89)
  • Christopher House, alumnus (BFA ’79)
  • Bryan Tisdall, alumnus (MBA ’77)
  • Lorne Waldman, former faculty member and alumnus (LLB ’77)
  • The Honourable Marshall Rothstein, former faculty member

 

September

YU START, York’s New Student Transition Program, was awarded the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS) Innovation Award and the Canadian Association of University Business Officers (CAUBO) Quality and Productivity Award.

September

Professors Joel Katz and Jonathan Edmondson were recognized as the 2017 recipients of the Distinguished Research Professorship at Spring Convocation.

September

Dawn Bazely

Biology Professor Dawn Bazely received the title of University Professor at Spring Convocation.

September

York alumnus Scott McLean joined CNN’s Denver bureau as a correspondent.

September

Professors Roger Keil, Carolyn Podruchny, and Poonam Puri were awarded Social Sciences
and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grants.

September

Mamdouh Shoukri

President Emeritus Mamdouh Shoukri received a Distinguished Service Award from Tennis Canada.

September

Five PhD students received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for their leadership and
scholarly achievements:

  • Tyrone Hall, Communication & Culture
  • Elan Marchinko, Theatre & Performance Studies
  • Kam Phung, Administration
  • Claudia Sicondolfo, Cinema & Media Studies
  • Erica Tatham, Psychology

September

Dr. Carla Lipsig-Mummé

Social Science Professor Dr. Carla Lipsig-Mummé named one of three finalists for the
2017 SSHRC Impact Awards Partnership Award.

September

Six new members were inducted into York University’s Sport Hall of Fame:

  • Peter Bedard, tennis
  • Jeff Johnson, football
  • Melanie Roach, hockey
  • Greg Rolston, hockey
  • Frank Cosentino, former football coach
  • Patricia Murray, administrator

September

Paul Delaney

Science Professor Paul Delaney received the Klumpke-Roberts Award from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for his outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.

September

Incoming students Nathan Stachow and Kezia Johnson were awarded Schulich Leader Scholarships to pursue studies in STEM.

September

Five York PhDs received funded, one-year postdoctoral research positions through the York Postdoctoral Fellowship program:

  • Leah Keating, Department of Psychology
  • Melanie McBride, Faculty of Education
  • Emily McGiffin, Faculty of Environmental Studies
  • Rehan Siddiqui, Department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering
  • Hyekyoung Sung, Department of Biology

September

Brittany Crew

Former Lions athlete Brittany Crew finished in sixth place in the shot put at the world championships in London, becoming the first Canadian woman to finish among the top eight.

September

Distinguished Research Professor and Order of Canada Officer Ellen Bialystok received an honorary degree from the University of Oslo.

September

Graduate student Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu (fourth from right) and team won first place at NLEASH Innovation Lab 2017 in the Education & ICT category for proposing a initiative that would improve access to interpreters for the deaf in Kenya.

September

Karl Moore

Schulich School alumnus Karl Moore (PhD ’95) was nominated for the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award for his contributions to the study of leadership.

September

Margarita Feliciano

Professor Emerita Margarita Feliciano was named Officer of the Order of May, one of Argentina’s highest civilian honours.

September

Ron Burke

Schulich Professor Emeritus Ron Burke received the 2017 Career Achievement Award for distinguished Scholar-Practitioner, presented by the Academy of Management.

September

Lassonde students Benjamin Brunson, Justine Abdelshahid and Stephen Kosmachuk were presented with certificates acknowledging their success in the ECCE App Challenge at the Esri User Conference Award Ceremony in San Diego.

September

Natasha Henry

PhD student Natasha Henry received the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s 2017 Curriculum Development Award for her classroom resources for Black History Month.

September

Professors Peter Backx, Yvonne Bohr and Chun Peng were awarded a combined $2,723,399 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to advance health- elated investigations in areas of social/cultural health and biomedical health.

September

James Elder

Lassonde Professor James Elder was awarded a $4-million Ontario Research Fund (ORF) grant to support sustainable urban mobility.

September

David L. Wiesenthal

Professor Emeritus David L. Wiesenthal earned a Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP) Lifetime Achievement Award for his traffic psychology research and dedicated service.

September

Five York University professors received a total of $698,063 in funding through the Canadian Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund to pursue groundbreaking research:

  • Magdalena Krol (Lassonde)
  • Jinjun Shan (Lassonde)
  • Jennifer Korosi (LA&PS)
  • Amy Muise (Health)
  • Leah Vosko (LA&PS)

September

Elsabeth Jensen

Associate Professor Elsabeth Jensen was selected by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) for inclusion in its “150 Nurses for Canada” campaign for her work pioneering health innovation in Canada.

September

Janice Fukakusa

Schulich alumna Janice Fukakusa (MBA ’79) was appointed the first Chair of the Board of the Canada Infrastructure Bank.

September

Julie Payette

Former astronaut and York University honorary doctorate recipient Julie Payette (Hon. DSc ’10) was appointed the 29th Governor General of Canada. She will be the fourth woman to hold the title.

September

Dr. Carl James

Dr. Carl James, Jean Augustine Chair in Education, was appointed expert advisor on equity in education to Ontario’s Premier, Minister of Education, Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care, and Ministry of Education.

September