Graduate Profiles

Farsad, Dena


Email:

  • dfarsad@yorku.ca

  • Year Entered: 2013

    Student Info

    Comprehensive Areas

    • 'Power' in Planning
    • Land use Planning Policy
    • Natural Resource Management

    Supervisory Committee

    • Dr. Anders Sandberg
    • Dr. Gerda Wekerle
    • Dr. Pamela Robinson (Ryerson University)

    Previous Education

  • Honours Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science and International Development Studies, University of Toronto (2008)
  • Master in Environmental Studies, Planning, York University (2012)
  • Publications

    Publications

    Services & Experience

    Services & Experience

    University Service

    Committee Member, Commitee of Instruction, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2016-2017)

    Treasurer, PhD Environmental Studies Students Association, York University (2016-2017)

    Co-chair, PhD Environmental Studies Students Association, York University (2015-2016)

    Committee Member, Faculty Appointments Advisory Committee, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2015-2016)

    Committee Member, Executive Council, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2015-2016)

    Committee Member, Research Committee, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2014-2015)

    Committee Member, Research Committee, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2013-2014)

    Teaching Experience

    ENVS 3130 Energy and the Environment in Canada (Winter 2017) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University 

    ENVS 3226 Sustainable Urbanism: Environmental Design and Planning (Fall, 2016) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    ENVS 4215 Globalization and Indigenous Peoples (Costa Rica Field Trip, Summer 2016) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    ENVS 3130 Energy and the Environment in Canada (Winter 2016) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    ENVS 3226 Sustainable Urbanism: Environmental Design and Planning (Fall 2015) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    ENVS 1500 Introduction to Environmental Science (2014-2015) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

    ENVS 1500 Introduction to Environmental Science (2013-2014) - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University

     

     

    Research Assistantship

    Research Assistant - Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (2014-Present) 

    Awards

    Enbridge Graduate Student Award (2013-2014)

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference & Presentations

    Conference Organization

    FES Research Symposium and Celebration, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (Upcoming, 2017)

    FES Research Symposium and Celebration, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University (March, 2016)

    Conference Presentations

    2014 21st Annual Critical Geography Conference (How Power Happens), Temple University, Philadelphia, "Planning, power and insitutions: Rouge National Urban Park"

    2013 Global Suburbanism Conference, York University, Toronto, "The Core and the Periphery: Close-to-market Narratives and Aggregate Mining in Southern Ontario"

    2013 Canadian Association of Planning Students Conference, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, "Mapping the Resistance: Conflict and Planning in the Greater Golden Horseshoe” 

    2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Waterloo, “Toward (Dis)Integration? Aggregate Production and Regional Land-use Planning in Southern Ontario”

    2011 Canadian Association of Planning Students Conference, University of Waterloo, “Protecting the Commons: Planning for Integrated Landscape Management”

    Guest Lectures

    ENVS 3226 Sustainable Urbanism, York University (Fall, 2015; Fall 2016)

    ENVS 6131 Environmental Planning, York University (Fall, 2012)

    Why FES?