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Research Project

Barbara Rahder

Barbara Rahder

Professor Emerita Former Dean Senior Scholar Credentials BSc (1974), Portland State University (Psychology)MSc (1977), University of TorontoPhD (1985), University of Toronto Research Keywords Community-based planning. Contact Information rahder@yorku.ca 

EUC Student Gathering: Towards Food Sovereignty and Arts-based Methodology

EUC Student Gathering: Towards Food Sovereignty and Arts-based Methodology

EUC Student Gathering: Towards Food Sovereignty and Arts-based Methodology held on January 30th was a remarkable convergence of minds, ideas, and creativity, with a focus on the dynamic interplay between art, sustainability, and food sovereignty. Attended by 30 enthusiastic participants, including students and professors from diverse environmental studies classes and other disciplines, the event provided

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AGYU Curator Felicia Ming presents Denis Williams and "Cosmopolitan Modernisms"

AGYU Curator Felicia Ming presents Denis Williams and "Cosmopolitan Modernisms"

On October 16, EcoArts hosted AGYU curator Felicia Mings presentation, in collaboration with CERLAC, on the life and work of Guyanese artist, writer, and erudite scholar Denis Williams (1923-1998). Hinging on the concept of "Cosmopolitan Modernisms", Mings walked students through the evolution of William’s transcultural practice and contributions to modern art. "Cosmopolitan Modernisms" shed light

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Teresa Abbruzzese

Teresa Abbruzzese

Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) Urban Studies Program Coordinator (Department of Social Science, LA&PS) Credentials PhD Environmental Studies, York University MES Planning, York University BA (Honours) Geography, University of Toronto Research Keywords Smart cities and policy mobilities, Digital futures, Urban care and social infrastructure, Urban regions and planning, Housing, Music, place, and identity, Academic mothers and

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EcoArts at Orientation 2023

EcoArts at Orientation 2023

EcoArts: The capture An exhibition introduces the artworks of EUC students in the past. All of the displayed 8 pieces surround the topic of environmental and social justice. The most recent one is the 2023 Collective Mural, created by a group of EUC students on February 2023 during a painting event hosted by Thereza Eric,

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William (Bill) Charles Found

William (Bill) Charles Found

University Professor Emeritus Credentials 1989               FDhc (Honorary Doctorate), University of Umeå (Sweden) 1965‑1966     PhD, Geography; minor in Agricultural Economics, University of Florida 1962‑1964     MA, Geography; minor in Agricultural Economics, University of Florida 1958‑1962     Honours BA, Geography, McMaster University Research Keywords Caribbean landscapes, rural land use and planning, programme implementation, ecosystem resilience, computer-aided teaching. Contact Information

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Wheelchair users’ perspectives on transportation services hailed through Uber and Lyft applications

Wheelchair users’ perspectives on transportation services hailed through Uber and Lyft applications

by Mahtot Gebresselassie Numerous lawsuits have been filed against transportation network companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft for lack of disabled accessibility of the transportation service they facilitate, with some of the lawsuits focusing on wheelchair accessibility. The research question that drives this study is: What are the perceptions, experiences, and preferences of wheelchair users regarding

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