Recent Theses and Dissertations

The following is a list of recent dissertations and theses completed at York Graduate Geography.

2016-2018 Completed Ph.D. Dissertations


Akbar, MarshiaDoes Workplace Matter? Identities and Experiences of Bangladeshi Immigrant Women Operating Business in Toronto
Arik, HulyaSecular Bodyscapes: Corporeal and Emotional Intersections of Security and Secularism in the Turkish Military
Warren BernauerExtractive Hegemony in the Arctic: Energy Resources and Political Conflict in Nunavut, 1970-2017,
Bridi, RobertThe Political-Economy of Science and (Bio)Technology; The Emergence of Agricultural Biotechnology in Canada.
Bocking, PaulUnderstanding the Neoliberalization of Education through Spaces of Labour Autonomy.
Brogan, PeterOur Union, Our City: Urban Change and Rank and File Rebellion in Chicago and New York City
Dupej, SusanAn Everyday Approach to Agritourism Production in Southern Ontario
Fiedler, RobertRethinking Toronto's Middle Landscape: Spaces of Planning, Contestation, and Negotiation
Hackett, RyanPetro-Power and Progressive Permutations: Conservation Offsets, Oil Sands, and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation
Massé, FrancisSecuring Conservation: The Politics of Anti-Poaching and Conservation Law Enforcement in Mozambique
Rose, JanineImmigrant Identities and Geographies of Belonging: Jamaican Immigrant Organizations in Toronto.
Schoenberger, LauraRuptures in Living in and Knowing the Land Grab in Cambodia
Sotomayor Melo, DiegoDirect and Indirect Consequences of Dominant Plants in Arid Environments
Youdelis, MeganPost-Politicization of Participation in Neoliberal Conservation: Cases from Canada and Thailand.

2016-2018 Completed M.A. and M.Sc. Theses/Major Papers

Theses and Major Research Papers

Name Title
Chanco, ChrisMADiaspora Solidarities: Refugees, human rights, and the Jewish labour committee of Canada, 1936-1967.
Fraschetti, MichaelMAWhite Nepotism: Interrogating “Corporate Culture” in the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area Labour Market
Gupta, AditiMScCreating Tallgrass Prairie Pollinator Corridors Using Geographic Information Systems in Norfolk County, Ontario
McWhirter, RenéeMAConservation, Consumption, and Livelihoods: Contradictions in conservation projects and audiences in Vietnam
Merhar, AmeliaMAMoving Home: The Art and Embodiment of Transience among Youth Emerging from Canada's Child Welfare System
Milan, AlisonMScLand cover and river systems: Impacts of suburban residential development on channel stability and water supply, Oak Ridges Moraine, Southern Ontario
Melville, CrystalMAA TTC Commuter's passage: Governing and commodifying youth citizenship in Toronto, Ontario
Moghaddam, HarrisonMScSpatial and Temporal Morphological Change in Canadian Boreal Forests
O'Neil, ColinMAProtecting the Peel: Environmental conservation in the age of First Nations self-government, An examination of conservation in Yukon’s Peel Watershed
Nima, HassanMAMuslims in Toronto: Mosques, Media, and Geopolitics.
Paul, AndrewMA'With the Salween Peace Park, We Can Survive as a Nation': Karen Environmental Relations and the Politics of an Indigenous Conservation Project.
Scheffel, HaroldMScThe Hydrology of a Sandur-Wetland in a Volcanic Environment, Southeast Iceland
Waddington, LeeMAIs Coal Still Our Life? Working-Class Men, Masculinities, and Memories of Deindustrialization in a South Yorkshire Coal Mining Borough, 1984-1994 
Wagner, KyleMAConservation in Focus: Capturing the Payments for Ecosystem Service (PES) Scheme through Ecotourism and Camera-Traps in Laos
Watson, VictoriaMAPerceptions of Water among the Inuit Community in Iqaluit, Nunavut: An Anti-Colonialist, Feminist Political Ecology

Last updated: 05/2016