Welcome to the virtual home of the Graduate Program in Geography at York University in Toronto. If you plan to apply to the program, you will find much of the information that you need on this website. Should you require further assistance, you may contact the Graduate Program Director Peter Vandergeest or the Graduate Program Assistant Yvonne Yim . We look forward to hearing from you!
York University is a youthful, diverse, and dynamic place with many collaborative research, teaching, and extracurricular opportunities for graduate students. The geography department, in particular, is renowned for its collegiality, productivity, and critical scholarship. In our graduate program you will be taught by faculty members who are leading national and international scholars in: immigration and urban social issues; the political economy and political ecology of Asia and Africa; and the physical geography of Northern Environments. Our faculty members publish regularly in, and serve in an editorial capacity for, high-profile disciplinary and interdisciplinary journals. In the last ten years, we have authored or edited over 30 books published by major scholarly presses.