Student Achievements

Since January 2015, the following students have successfully defended their theses and research papers.

Major Achievements

Who What
Rachael BakerPhDRacial capitalism and claims to space in post-bankruptcy Detroit
Warren BernauerPhDExtractive Hegemony in the Arctic: Energy Resources and Political Conflict in Nunavut, 1970-2017.
Paul BockingPhDUnderstanding the Neoliberalization of Education through Spaces of Labour Autonomy.
Robert BridiPhDThe Political-Economy of Science and (Bio)Technology; The Emergence of Agricultural Biotechnology in Canada.
Chris ChancoMADiaspora Solidarities: Refugees, human rights, and the Jewish labour committee of Canada, 1936-1967.
Jonathan De IuliisMAGendered Perceptions of Place on York University's Keele Campus through a Lens of Personal Safety.
Kathryn DennlerPhDUncertain Future, Unsettled Present? Everyday Geographies of Precarious Immigration Status in Toronto, Canada.
Sarah DovastonMAFood Purchasing Behaviours of Youth in Northern Thailand.
Robert FiedlerPhDRethinking Toronto's Middle Landscape: Spaces of Planning, Contestation, and Negotiation
Michael FraschettiMAWhite Nepotism: Interrogating “Corporate Culture” in the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area Labour Market
Denise GonzalezMAInclusive creativity through community arts: A case study of making room in Parkdale.
Aditi GuptaMScCreating Tallgrass Prairie Pollinator Corridors Using Geographic Information Systems in Norfolk County, Ontario
Ryan HackettPhDPetro-Power and Progressive Permutations: Conservation Offsets, Oil Sands, and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation
Francis MasséPhDSecuring Conservation: The Politics of Anti-Poaching and Conservation Law Enforcement in Mozambique
Denise McLeodMA“The Land of Wood and Water”? Jamaican Landscapes in Post-Colonial Caribbean Literature.
Renée McWhirterMAConservation, Consumption, and Livelihoods: Contradictions in conservation projects and audiences in Veitnam.
Crystal MelvilleMAA TTC Commuter's passage: Governing and commodifying youth citizenship in Toronto, Ontario
Amelia MerharMAMoving Home: The Art and Embodiment of Transience among Youth Emerging from Canada's Child Welfare System.
Alison MilanMScLand cover and river systems: Impacts of suburban residential development on channel stability and water supply, Oak Ridges Moraine, Southern Ontario
Harrison MoghaddamMScSpatial and Temporal Morphological Change in Canadian Boreal Forests
Colin O'NeilMAProtecting the Peel: Environmental conservation in the age of First Nations self-government, An examination of conservation in Yukon’s Peel Watershed
Hassan NimaMAMuslims in Toronto: Mosques, Media, and Geopolitics.
Guanglong PangMAStudying Abroad: Social Mobility or Social Reproduction? Examining the Strategies of Chinese International Students in Toronto.
Andrew PaulMA'With the Salween Peace Park, We Can Survive as a Nation': Karen Environmental Relations and the Politics of an Indigenous Conservation Project.
Rae RosenbergPhDYoung, Queer, and on the Streets: Homeless LGBTQ2 Youth in Toronto's Gay Village
Tahmid RoufMAToronto’s Bangla Town and the Employment and Educational Experiences of Bangladeshi-Canadian Youth
Harold ScheffelMScThe Hydrology of a Sandur-Wetland in a Volcanic Environment, Southeast Iceland.
Laura SchoenbergerPhDRuptures in living in and knowing land grab in Cambodia
Edward ThomasPhD'Forgetting' Farmworkers: Transnational Experiences of Black Jamaicans 'Retired' from
Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program.
Lee WaddingtonMAIs Coal Still Our Life? Working-Class Men, Masculinities, and Memories of Deindustrialization in a South Yorkshire Coal Mining Borough, 1984-1994 
Kyle WagnerMAConservation in Focus: Capturing the Payments for Ecosystem Service (PES) Scheme through Ecotourism and Camera-Traps in Laos.
Victoria WatsonMAPerceptions of Water among the Inuit Community in Iqaluit, Nunavut: An Anti-Colonialist, Feminist Political Ecology.
Megan YoudelisPhDPost-Politicization of Participation in Neoliberal Conservation: Cases from Canada and Thailand.

Other Good News

Who What
Laura SchoenbergerPhDU.K. Leaders Fellowship and Faculty position at Durham University
Andrew PaulMAFGS Thesis Prize 2019
Andrew PaulMAPaul Simpson Housley Award
Laura SchoenbergerPhDPaul Simpson Housley Award
Linn BelliveauPhDGraduate Fellowship for Academic Distinction, 2019-2020
Colin SutherlandPhD2019 Susan Mann Dissertation Scholarship
Aiesha AggarwalMScEnbridge Graduate Student Award
Anita CastelinoPhDSt. George's Society of Toronto Endowment for Graduate Student Award
Caroline HillMA2019 Ross Hunter Paterson Award
Biftu YousufPhDSSHRC Doctoral Fellowships 2019
Thomas McCarthyMACanada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s 2019
Fabian MayerMACanada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s 2019
Mark TherienMACanada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s 2019
Kyle WittmaierMACanada Graduate Scholarships – Master’s 2019
Aida AfrazehPhDOGS 2019
Amanda LittlePhDOGS 2019
Carli MeloPhDOGS 2019
Tahmid RoufPhDOGS 2019
Hiba Sha'athPhDOGS 2019