News & Events

General News & Events

A new health studies course on Sleep: Structure, Function, and Pathology taught by Tatyana Mollayeva is featured in UTSC news!

Congratulations to ICHS students Danica Bui, Fatema Motiwala, Fatima Haque, Nawrose Khan and Sarah Syed and ICHS Assistant Professor Laura Bisaillon for the publication of "Becoming Migration Researchers: Disquieting Borders with Auto-Ethnography," a fall 2019 special issue of the journal ALiGN featuring their work! Check out their writing here.

ICHS has launched a new website menu! Check out our new & improved program descriptions, student resources and FAQ pages. And make sure to update your browser bookmarks with our new URL (!

ICHS has moved to Highland Hall! In November 2018 the ICHS faculty and staff settled in to new offices on the 2nd floor of UTSC's newest building.

New courses! ICHS faculty will offer a variety of exciting new topical courses in the Fall and Winter terms, including Global Disability Studies (Prof. Hartblay), Methods in Arts-Based Health Research (Prof. Charise), and more. View the in-progress list here.

In the summer of 2019, ICHS bids farewell to our interim director, Holly Wardlow, and welcomes Jessica Fields as the new director of ICHS!

Check out the tremendous accomplishments of ICHS faculty and students!

Watch Prof. Charise talk about here research in this video from 2017!

A black and white image of folded hands, with white text reading "beyond bullying"

Faculty Accolades

Farewell to Prof. Holly Wardlow, who has served a stellar term as Interim Director of the ICHS, and welcome to Prof. Jessica Fields, who assumed her new role as Director of ICHS in July 2019! Prof. Fields is one of the creators of The Beyond Bullying Project. A sociologist, Prof Fields comes to UTSC from SFSU in California. Prof. Wardlow returns to her long term position at the Department of Anthropology at the St George campus.

Congratulations to Prof. Andrea Charise, who received the 2019 UTSC Principal's Award for Teaching in the Assistant Professor category! (Summer 2019)

Great Explorations at UTSC with guest speaker Andrea Charise