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PhD student receives fellowship from Freie University in Berlin

PhD candidate Mario Guerrero is the recipient of a fellowship of $15,000 from Freie University in Berlin (in collaboration with York International) to support data collection for his doctoral study on The Discursive Construction of Hate: A Comparative Analysis of The Marginalization and Dehumanization of Homosexuals in Nazi Germany and in Pre-Stonewall United States. Effuses […]

Graduate Student Profile – Zainab Kizilbash

PhD student Zainab Kizilbash’s research interests include teacher professional development, teacher education and internationalization. Her recent dissertation How teachers experience learning and change: A phenomenographic study of internationalized teacher professional development, investigates the experiences of teachers who have undergone internationalized teacher professional development programs and focuses on how teachers learn and change. The study aims […]

BEd grad facilitates puppetry workshop at annual 'Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed' conference

Earlier this month York BEd alum Tristan Castro Pozo facilitated a puppetry workshop at the 22nd annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed conference – Breaking the Silence: From Rebellion to Waging Love – at Cass Commons in Detroit (June 1 - 4). Tristan was one of 250 participants from 7 countries to participate in […]

PhD candidate awarded 2017 Kenneth and Sylvia Marantz Fellowship for Picturebook Research

Second year PhD candidate Stacey Bliss has been awarded the 2017 Kenneth and Sylvia Marantz Fellowship for Picturebook Research. The purpose of the Marantz Fellowship is to encourage and engage scholars from around the world with the resources of the Marantz Picturebook Collection - https://www.kent.edu/slis/marantz-picturebook-collection-study-picturebook-art. The research fellowship is offered through the Kent State University […]

Faculty launches new Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) program

The Faculty of Education officially launched its new Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) program earlier this month. The first cohort of 11 students gathered at York University on Saturday May 6th for an orientation and for their first two blended courses “Critical Issues in Leadership and Community Engagement” and “Engaging Research in Professional […]

Teacher candidate Amanda Almeida receives York International Global Achievement Award

Concurrent BEd student Amanda Almeida was recently recognized by the university’s International Education Office with a York International Global Achievement Award. The $500 award was presented to Amanda in recognition of her participation in a global engagement experience through an academic exchange or summer abroad. Applicants were asked to demonstrate how their experience(s) abroad had […]