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Tanja Juric

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Assistant Professor

Office: S739 Ross Building South
Email: tjuric@yorku.ca


Tanja Juric specialises in moral philosophy and political subjectivity, with particular reference to social diversity and the law. Her research focuses on human rights and citizenship in multicultural democracies, investigating how values of cultural neutrality and inclusion might be impacted by changes in legislation, such as those seen in Bill C-24 and Bill C-51.

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Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of British Columbia

Community Contributions

Chair and President, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT) 2018 – 2019
• Responsible for ensuring the board works effectively as a team
• Ensure meeting agendas are focused on board governance responsibilities
• Communicate and take accountability in relation to key stakeholders and the public

Board of Directors, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT) 2017- 2021
• Accept legal responsibility for ensuring performance of the organisation
• Participate in long-range strategic planning
• Identify and seek resources needed for the PNLT to achieve its purpose and objectives

Governance Committee, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust 2015- 2020
• Draft policy for records management, non-discrimination, workplace violence and sexual harassment
• Develop monitoring and evaluation framework
• Support transition from not-for-profit to charity status

Research Interests

Human Rights , Multiculturalism and ethnic studies, Neighbourhood Advocacy, Community Land Trusts, Citizenship

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2024 AP/SOSC4350 6.0 A Law and Society Honours Seminar ONLN


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2025 AP/SOSC3375 3.0 M Socio-legal Theories LECT
Fall/Winter 2024 AP/SOSC1009 9.0 A Introduction to Social Science (ESL) LECT
Fall/Winter 2024 AP/SOSC1000 9.0 A Introduction to Social Science LECT
Fall/Winter 2024 AP/SOSC3392 6.0 A Ethnographies of Rights SEMR


Tanja Juric specialises in moral philosophy and political subjectivity, with particular reference to social diversity and the law. Her research focuses on human rights and citizenship in multicultural democracies, investigating how values of cultural neutrality and inclusion might be impacted by changes in legislation, such as those seen in Bill C-24 and Bill C-51.

Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
BA, University of British Columbia

Community Contributions

Chair and President, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT) 2018 – 2019
• Responsible for ensuring the board works effectively as a team
• Ensure meeting agendas are focused on board governance responsibilities
• Communicate and take accountability in relation to key stakeholders and the public

Board of Directors, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust (PNLT) 2017- 2021
• Accept legal responsibility for ensuring performance of the organisation
• Participate in long-range strategic planning
• Identify and seek resources needed for the PNLT to achieve its purpose and objectives

Governance Committee, Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust 2015- 2020
• Draft policy for records management, non-discrimination, workplace violence and sexual harassment
• Develop monitoring and evaluation framework
• Support transition from not-for-profit to charity status

Research Interests

Human Rights , Multiculturalism and ethnic studies, Neighbourhood Advocacy, Community Land Trusts, Citizenship


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Summer 2024 AP/SOSC4350 6.0 A Law and Society Honours Seminar ONLN


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Winter 2025 AP/SOSC3375 3.0 M Socio-legal Theories LECT
Fall/Winter 2024 AP/SOSC1009 9.0 A Introduction to Social Science (ESL) LECT
Fall/Winter 2024 AP/SOSC1000 9.0 A Introduction to Social Science LECT
Fall/Winter 2024 AP/SOSC3392 6.0 A Ethnographies of Rights SEMR