A legal historian who specializes in women's creative and critical uses of the law in the long nineteenth century, Dr. Katrina Jagodinksy is the first Jack & Nancy Farley Distinguished Visiting Scholar in History.
Cosco comes to the Gerontology Research Centre with academic training both in Canada and abroad while Peters is trained in rehabilitation science with a focus on neurophysiology.
Squamish Nation councillor and First Nations Studies alum Chris (Syeta'xtn) Lewis has been appointed as the new deputy chair of the SFU Board of Governors.
Linda Chang (BA, Psychology '09) is event coordinator with Moving Forward Family Services and is helping to break down stigmas and barriers for those who experience mental health challenges with an event at SFU's Surrey campus.
Retired art curator and recent GLS MA grad, Elizabeth Kidd, will join over 40 other Graduate Liberal Studies students on a journey through Spain’s unusual Islamic past.
Hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Recognize, Render and Redirect aims to better equip faculty members with the tools they need to support student mental health.
The SFU Library's "Food for Fines" campaign runs at all three SFU libraries from Monday, March 26 to Monday, April 16, 2018.
Open to SFU faculty and staff, applications to BC campus's grant program ($2000-7500) are due Apr 13.
Have a great idea to bring people together in your neighbourhood? April 9th is the deadline for Neighbourhood Small Grants in communities across the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Apply now and bring your idea to life!
Browse Mitacs' open projects still looking for interns. Open to full-time graduate students or postdoctoral fellows at a Canadian universities.
Applications are NOW OPEN for the Fall 2018 Health Change Lab cohort! Current SFU in all faculties are invited to join this unique, once-in-a-degree studio program, delivered in partnership Beedie School of Business and Faculty of Health Sciences.
Secwépemc People, Land, and Laws by Marianne Ignace and Chief Ronald Ignace earns Basil Stuart-Stubs Book Prize and is shortlisted for for a BC Book Prize.
Giardini (BA Economics) is among six BC women to recieve a 2018 Influential Women in Business Award.
A member of SFU's Department of Economics since 2003, Robson's research specializations include game theory and the biological evolution of economic behavior.
Public Policy students Rehnuma Islam, Peter Lunka, Chris Raftis, and Sinéad Stinson earned top honours at the seventh annual IPAC National Public Administration case competition.
FASS faculty and students are frequently in the news for their research and as experts on the world around us. Here are some of their interviews from February.
March 1-11, 2018
- Habiba Zaman professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies speaks to CBC Radio One about SFU City Conversations panel.
- Andre Gerolymatos comments on 2026 FIFA World Cup bid and anti-Trump sentiment.
- Criminology’s Neil Boyd comments on undercutting of legal prices with legalization of marijuana.
- Criminology’s Scott Newark comments on Justin Trudeau’s political bumbles during India trip.
- Criminology professor Evan McCuish speaks to CBC Radio One about his participation in one of Canada’s largest ongoing studies of young offenders in the justice system.
- Criminology’s Martin Bouchard discusses how mapping of social networks can help predict gang affiliation in article on gang violence in Canada.
- Public Policy’s Josh Gordon quoted in Globe and Mail article on Vancouver’s empty home tax.
- On CBC’s Radio-Canada Political Science’s Nicholas Kenny comments on BC/Alberta oil relationship.
- Public Policy’s Rhys Kesselman pens op-ed in the Vancouver Sun on BC’s new Employer payroll tax.
March 12-18, 2018
- On CBC News, Criminology’s Evan McCuish comments on how BC cities can spend money from government to prevent gang violence.
- On CBC News, Criminology’s Curt Griffiths comments on potential effects of RCMP unionization.
- Economics’ Stephen Easton discusses the economic impact of marijuana legalization in Macleans magazine.
- In the Canadian Bar Association’s National magazine, Criminology’s Nicole Myers weighs in to conversation on using artificial intelligence in a new generation of risk-assessment tools to guide decision-making-in the justice system.
- FASS in the news: Criminology’s Rob Gordon discusses RCMP and policing on Newstalk 770.
March 19-25, 2018
- In the Vancouver Sun, SFU Criminology’s Neil Boyd comments on provincial plans for the legalization of marijuana.
- In the Vancouver Sun, SFU Political Science's Patrick Smith comments on the possibility of lowering the voting age.
- Public Policy’s Josh Gordon’s research on Toronto and Vancouver housing data is mentioned in Macleans.
- Gerontology’s Andrew Wister’s research on social isolation is mentioned in Macleans.
- Political Science and Urban Studies Professor, Anthony Perl is interviewed about Greater Vancouver region’s transportation priorities on Roundhouse Radio.
- Quoted also in the Toronto Star and Washington Post, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies professor Jen Marchbank comments on boycotting travel for political reasons in the Hamilton Spectator.
March 26-31, 2018
- Political Science’s David Moscrop speaks on CKNW about increase in the school tax, breaks for LNG, and other environmental concerns.
- Criminology’s Evan McCuish comments on gang members and security challenges for federal prisons.
- Economics professor emeritus Herbert Grubel pens op-ed in Vancouver Sun.
- Philosophy and Psychology major Valerie Malla was recently interviewed on CBC Early Edition about her upcoming community dialogue in Surrey.
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