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Professor of Sociology, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University, Canada

Rhonda L Lenton is President and Vice Chancellor of York University. A sociologist by training, her areas of teaching and research expertise include gender, research methods, data analysis, family violence, sexual harassment, and anti-Semitism. She has published peer-reviewed book chapters and articles in an array of academic journals. She has also led numerous initiatives in the areas of academic planning, institutional change management, student success, pedagogical innovation, community engagement and outreach, and the alignment of academic priorities and resources. For more information, see


  • –present
    Professor of Sociology, York University, Canada


  • 1989 
    University of Toronto, PhD Sociology