Our graduate students have excelled in many fields and continue to widen their expertise. Below are lists of our graduate students and their research topics:

PhD Program

PhD Students

NameResearch Topic
Sarah AllenUrban Water Security: Responding to an Urbanizing Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Pelin AsciMaking and Contesting Space in Istanbul: The Global City in Progress
Tewodros Asfaw
Rachael BakerGleaning Ground in the Motown: 'Right Sizing' a Shrinking City and the Tensions of Green Development
Olalekan BalogunLong-term Response of the Carbon Dynamics in the Hudson Bay Lowlands to Climate Change
Kenneth CardenasCapitalist Class Transformations and Urban Fictional Commodities in the 21st Century Philippines.
Kristen Coleman
Kathryn DennlerUncertain Future, Unsettled Present?: Emotional Geographies of Migrants with Liminal Status in Toronto, Canada
Vladimir Diaz Cuellar
Dacia DouhaibiThe Promises and Pitfalls of Land Deals in South Sudan: National Development or Means of Dispossession?
Daniel EvansFan Spectatorship and the Labour of English Football - Ownership as Community Building
Leora Gansworth
Chaya Go
Julian Gutierrez CastanoForced Displacement and Racialization; The Colombian Experience
Devin HoltermanThe Intersections of Conservation and Extraction in Tanzania
Amardeep KaurSubaltern Cosmopolitanisms: Place-making and Translocal Spaces in Sikh Diaspora across Hong Kong, Vancouver and Toronto
Elena Lopez
Carley MacKay
Marzena Marosz-WantuchThin Ice and Polynyas: Detection and Analysis of Their Spatio-Temporal Variability in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, 2002-2016
Wendy Medina De Loera
Rupinder Minhas
Rita NketiahHere and There: Transnationalism among Second-generation Ghanaian-Canadian Youth
Chan Parekh
Jarren RichardsIndustrialization and Uneven Development in Odisha, India
Kimberly RobertsThe Working of Resource Frontiers in Myanmar
Erin RoseA (neo)liberal Mosaic: Multiculturalism Discourse in Canada 1960 to 2015
Rae RosenbergYoung, Queer, and on the Streets: Homeless LGBTQ2 Youth in Toronto’s Gay Village
Terence RudophNo Indemnity: Refugees and Resilient Supply Chains
Hiba Sha'ath
Colin SutherlandPyrogeographies in context: Geographies of wildfire knowledge in Canada
Edward ThomasRemembering the Forgotten: In Search of Jamaican Farm Workers Post Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Program
Yoanda WeimaPeace, Development and Durable Solutions: The Experiences of Burundian Border-Crossers and Border com
Tsering Yangzom

MA Program

MA Students

NameResearch Topic
Christopher ChancoDoykeit and Homeland: Diaspora Solidarities and the Jewish Labour Committee in Post-war Canada
Jonathan De IuliisGendered Perceptions of Place: An Evaluation of York University's Keele Campus Through the Lens of Personal Safety.
Sarah DovastonFood consumption patterns in transition: Examining youth purchasing behavior in Thailand
Amy Drury
Denise GonzalezThe Case of making Room in Parkdale
Raphael Guibault
Hazel Dizon
Jacob Kotler
Cindy Maharaj
Bryan Mark
Linda Marroquin-PonceMining resistance in El Salvador: communities building networks
Hassan NimaIslamophobia in Canada: Housing, Media and Geopolitics
Guanglong Pang
Andrew PaulSalween Peace Park: Promoting Indigenous Self-Determination and Community-Based Environmental Governance in Karen State, Burma
Tahmid Rouf
Shoukia Van Beek

MSc Program

MSc Students

NameResearch Topic
Devin Ali
Marissa ChaseQuantifying Precipitation Event Influences on Stream Geometry from UAV Imagery
Farahnaz Fazel RastgarAn Assessment of Global Climate Model Circulation Dynamics over the Hudson Bay Region
Aditi GuptaCreating Prairie Pollinator Corridor Using Geographic Information Systems in Norfolk County
Vishan Guyadeen
Eric Hanson
Grace Hoskin
Harrison MoghaddamSpatial and Temporal Morphological Change in Boreal Forests
Alison MilanLand Use Change and River Systems: The Impacts of Low Intensity Development on Channel Morphology and Hydrology in the Oak Ridges Moraine
Ratiba Munir
Elizabeth Perera
Kazi RashidResponse of Dicranium Mosses to Environmental stress, and its implications for Upland Tundra carbon uptake
Ryan RimasA Comprehensive Study of the Carbon Dynamics of Some Pond in the Hudson Bay Lowlands: Thesis Proposal
Bhaskar SahooCharacterization of aquifer-river interaction processes using hydrometric data
Katerina SofosRainfall Interception: Responses with Lichen Canopies along the Hudson Bay Lowlands of Churchill, Manitoba