Fonds F 707 - Janet Lum fonds

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Janet Lum fonds

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F 707

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  • 1997, 2004 (Creation)
    Lum, Janet

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less than 1 cm of textual records

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Janet Lum is Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts, as well as Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University. Lum received her PhD in Social and Political Thought from York University. She also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sociology and Philosophy, both from the University of Toronto. From 2005 until 2012, she was co-Director of the graduate (MA) program in Public Policy and Administration, for which she (with Dr. John Shields) won the Yeates School of Graduate Studies Award for Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education. She teaches courses in women, power and politics; comparative public policy; and issues in equity and human rights; and has received the Teaching Award of the Continuing Education Students Association at Ryerson (CESAR). She was a member of the Council of Ontario Universities Standing Committee on Human Rights, has served as Ryerson’s Ethnoracial Issues Coordinator, and was the founding Coordinator of Ryerson University's Certificate Program in Race and Ethnocultural Relations. She is a former member of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and Co-Chair of the Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community (CRNCC). Among other projects, she was the lead researcher on a United Way funded project that explored models of aging in place by comparing the relative health and well-being of seniors living in supportive versus un-supported, social housing.

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Fonds consists of articles authored by Lum.

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