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Arts in action 2014/9
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Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education, offering more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Distinctly urban, culturally diverse and inclusive, the university thrives on the energy of Toronto, Canada’s largest, most dynamic city. The Faculty of Arts at Ryerson has a bold vision for the humanities and social sciences in the 21st-century university. As part of Ryerson’s renaissance, the Faculty of Arts has witnessed unprecedented growth over the past decade. With a creative touch to program development, an innovative approach to research and discovery, a passion for student advancement and a drive to connect the past with the future, we are confident in our direction. We are inspired by each other and by our students, by our community partners and by the cultural vibrancy of downtown Toronto. Experience the Ryerson vibe and the Faculty of Arts buzz.


Welcome New Faculty Hires

In the Faculty of Arts, we take great pride in hiring high-quality tenure-track faculty, a process that helps shape our institutional reputation and the direction of Ryerson’s exciting future. The colleagues we are welcoming to campus represent the diversity of Arts and contribute to the strength of our faculty.

With our new hires, we place renewed emphasis on excellence in research, teaching and social awareness. Their addition to our faculty reflects our celebration of the humanities’ rich tradition of exploring ideas and cultures across ever-broadening contexts. They also help us pay tribute to the social sciences' rich tradition of exploring the nature of institutions, social phenomena and human behaviour through collaboration and innovative methodologies.

In 2015, we welcomed 3 new tenure-track faculty members to the Ryerson community. In 2016, we hired an additional 8 new tenure-track faculty in Criminology, Economics, Geography and Environmental Studies, Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Politics and Public Administration bringing the total number of faculty in Arts to 201.

2015/2016 New Hires

Dr. Eric Hehman

Dr. Thomas Land

Dr. Sarah Edge
Environment & Urban Sustainability

2016/2017 New Hires

Ms. Seyun Maria Jung

Dr. Ricardo Pique

Dr. Yu Wang

Dr. Greg Oulahen
Geography and Environmental Studies

Dr. Tor Oiamo
Geography and Environmental Studies

Dr. Dana Osborne
Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Dr. Michael McGregor
Politics and Public Administration