Fellows

  • Eduardo Canel

    Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, York University

    Research Interests: State-Civil Society Relations; Socio-environmental Conflicts; Extractive Industries; Social Movements; Participatory Democracy; Decentralization and Local Governance; Social Capital; Latin America.

  • Claudia Chaufan

    Sessional Associate Professor, Health, Nursing and Environmental Studies

    Research Interest: The comparative study of health systems and how the global architecture of economic (IMF, World Bank), military (NATO) and political/policy (UN/WHO) institutions, as well as the dynamics of imperialism/colonialism/neocolonialism, shape health and other social inequalities throughout the world.

  • Emelie Chhangur

    Curator and Assistant Director, Art Gallery of York University

    Research Interests: Contemporary Art, curatorial practices, dramaturgy, performative forms of colonial cultural resistance in the Americas, vernacular rituals and civic ceremonials, mixed cultural forms and experiments with traditions

  • Alison Crosby

    Associate Professor, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, York University

    Research Interests: Transitional justice; gender, violence and trauma; memory and memorialization; anti-racist feminist participatory action research

  • Andrea Davis

    Professor, Department of Humanities, York University.

    Research Interests: Caribbean, African American and Black Canadian Literatures and Theatre; Race and Racism; African Diaspora and Black Cultural Studies; Anti-Racist Feminism; Youth Studies; Equity in Education

  • Alan Durston

    Associate Professor, Department of History, York University

    Research Interests: Andean history, anthropology, linguistics, and literature; Quechua

  • Karen Englander

    Assistant Professor, Department of Languagues, Literature and Linguinstics

    Research Interest: Post-Secondary Education and Research , Writing , Multilingual Scholarship, Teaching Teachers of English as a Second Language

  • Margarita Feliciano

    Ediror, ANTARES and SARGASI, York University, Glendon
  • Maria Figueredo

    Associate Professor, Department of Languague, Literatures & Linguistics, York University

    Research Interests: Spanish and Hispanic Studies , Latin American and Caribbean Studies , Literature and literary theory, 20th century Spanish American poetry, The relationship of literature and music

  • Honor Ford-Smith

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    Research Interests: Performance and social movements, race, gender, nation, colonialism and post-colonialism, Caribbean societies and their diasporas, community and environmental arts and education

  • Clive Forrester

    Contract Faculty, Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, York University

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  • Liette Gilbert

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

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  • Luin Goldring

    Professor, Department of Sociology, York University

    Research Interests: Immigration, Sociology, Citizenship and non-citizenship, Precarious work, Transnational migration

  • Miguel Gonzalez

    Sessional Assistant Professor, Department of Soial Science, York University

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  • Mark Goodman

    Assistant Professor, Department of Equity Studies and Sociology, York University

    Research Interests: Social Theory; Slavery and Black Experience in the Americas.

  • Ricardo Grinspun

    Associate Professor, Department of Economics, York University

    Research Interests: Development Economics.

  • Alberto Guevara

    Associate Professor, Department of Theatre, York University

    Research Interests: Contemporary performance theory and practice; theatricality of violence, nationalism and spectacle; ethnographic methodologies; the body in performance; evocation through film and theatre/performances of resistance; power and revolution, power and protest; and postcolonial theory; areas of expertise are Latin America, Nicaragua, Nepal and Canada.

  • Judith Adler Hellman

    Professor Emerita and Senior Scholar, Department of Political Science and Social Science, York University

    Research Interests: Social impact of economic policies; Immigration; Rural development; Social movements; Peasant movements; Urban popular movements; Women in Latin America.

  • Caroline Shenaz Hossein

    Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science, York University

    Research Interests:
 Poverty, Women and gender Issues, Africa and its diaspora, Social economy and intersectionality, NGOs and Aid agencies, Community economic development, Micro and small business, Microfinance, Social capital, Remittances, Micro-insurance, Business elites, Black feminism, Non-profits, ROSCAs, Self-help groups and Social enterprises

  • Shin Imai

    Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

    Research Interests: Indigenous rights, corporate accountability, extractive industries

  • Christopher Innes

    Distinguished Research Professor, Department of English, York University

    Research Interests: Theatre and performance; carnival; Caribbean culture.

  • Carl James

    Director, Centre for Education & Community, York University

    Research Interests: Educational and occupational access and equity for marginalized youth; the implications of suburban “urbanization” for young people; the complementary and contradictory nature of sports in the schooling and educational attainments of racialized students; community-centered approaches to learning, identification/identity pertaining to race, ethnicity, gender, class, and immigrant status.

  • Michele Johnson

    Associate Professor, Department of History, York University

    Research Interests: Caribbean, Social, Cultural

  • Kamala Kempadoo

    Professor, Department of Social Science, York University

    Research Interest: Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Race and Racism, Sexual labour and transactional sex, Human trafficking

  • Sara Koopman

    Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, York University.

    Research Interests: Alternative Securities, Feminist Geopolitics, Making space for peace.

  • Laura Levin

    Associate Professor, Department of Theatre, York University

    Research Interests: Contemporary theatre and performance art; theories and genealogies of performance studies; site-specific and immersive performance; public space interventions; digital and intermedial performance; performing gender and sexuality; devised theatre; practice-based research

  • Kenneth Little

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, York University

    Research Interests: My research focuses most generally on the analysis of society as spectacle, visual culture, and popular cultural performance in both Euro-North American and postcolonial societies.

  • Teresa Macias

    Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, York University

    Research Interests: Human Rights, Ethics, Education & Pedagogy, Research methodology, Professional competency profiles

  • Emiro Martinez-Osorio

    Associate Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, York University

    Research Interests: Colonial Latin America Literature, Epic Poetry.

  • Carlota McAllister

    Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, York University

    Research Interests: Revolution; violence; the Cold War; peasant and rural livelihoods; insurgencies; indigeneity; environmental and human rights movements; gender; state formation; animal geographies; and frontier capitalism.

  • Gillian McGillivray

    Associate Professor, Department of History, Glendon

    Research Interests: Comparative studies and micro-history combined with her gravitation toward early XXth century developments

  • Felipe Montoya-Greenheck

    Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    Research Interests: Community Based Conservation and Wellbeing

  • David Murray

    Professor, Department of Anthropology, York University

    Research Interests: Sexuality, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Cultural Anthropology

  • Dean Neu

    Professor, Accounting, Schulich School of Business

    Research Interests: As an accounting scholar and activist Dean is committed to unveiling the presence of accounting where we might not otherwise expect to find it.

  • Viviana Patroni

    Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, York University

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  • Linda Peake

    Professor, Department of Social Science, York University

    Research Interests: Geography, Gender Issues, Feminist geographies of gender, Race and sexuality, Urban based research on women in cities, Whiteness and on developing anti-racist practices in Geography

  • Nalini Persram

    Associate Professor, Department of Social Science, York University

    Research Interests: Governance , Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Postcolonialism, Gender, Cultural Studies

  • Danielle Robinson

    Associate Professor of Dance, School of Arts, Media, Performance, and Design

    Research Interests: Danielle Robinson is a dance scholar who researches the cross-cultural movement of Afro-Diasporic popular dances within the Americas.

  • Anne Rubbenstein

    Associate Professor, Department of History, York University

    Research Interests: Mass media, popular culture, gender, sexuality, history, twentieth century

  • Judith Rudakoff

    Professor, Department of Theatre, York University

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  • Nicola Short

    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, York University.

    Research Interests: International Relations, International Political Economy, Gramscian (International) Political Theory, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • David Szablowski

    Assistant Professor, Law & Society Program, York University.

    Research Interests: Law and globalization, regulation and governance theory, transnational law, non-state regulation, global legal pluralism, extractive industries (oil, mining and gas projects), indigenous rights;

  • Patrick Taylor

    Associate Professor, Department of Humanities, York University

    Research Interests: Caribbean Religions

  • David Trotman

    Associate Professor, Department of History, York University

    Research Interest: Caribbean; Social and Cultural

  • Amar Wahab

    Assistant Professor, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, York University

    Research Interests: homonationalism in Canada, critical race perspectives of queerness, postcolonial studies of sexuality in the Anglophone Caribbean, transnational sexualities

  • Anna Zalik

    Associate Professor, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.

    Research Interests: Industrial security and development aid, focusing on oil industry responses to social resistance in extractive sites.

  • Alejandro Zamora

    Associate Professor, Department of Hispanic Studies, York University, Glendon College

    Research Interests: My research focuses in contemporary Latin American novel and life narratives (particularly from Mexico and Cuba). I study the novel as a form of cultural criticism. More specifically, as a form of discourse that confronts and resists dominant discourses (and discursive practices) about the nation and the subject.