Jon Sufrin

Writing Department

Assistant Lecturer

Office: 358 South Ross
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 77473
Emailjons@yorku.ca

Degrees

PhD - History, York University
MA - History, York University
B.A. Humanities, York University

Community Contributions

Before earning a PhD in History from York, Jon Sufrin spent over a decade at Citytv/CTV Digital Media as a sales writer. Since 2009, he has taught many General Education courses at York in the Departments of Humanities and Writing, as well as upper year classes in History and Cultural Studies. He holds multiple nominations for York University Teaching Awards and won the President’s University-Wide Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012. Jon also served as the Keele Campus Canadian Studies Program Coordinator from 2010-2013 and has organized/ served as a jurist on several University-Wide essay competitions. Jon is actively engaged in the promotion of good teaching at York, and worked in the Teaching Commons to this end as a Researcher in 2015. He also facilitates multiple workshops on “best practices” of student assessment with the Teaching Commons and remains actively involved with the Commons as a full-time faculty member.

Research Interests

Writing , Canadian Studies , Propaganda

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/WRIT1003 6.0  Professional Writing: An Introduction LECT  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/WRIT1702 6.0  Becoming a Better Writer: Methods and Models LECT  

Degrees

PhD - History, York University
MA - History, York University
B.A. Humanities, York University

Community Contributions

Before earning a PhD in History from York, Jon Sufrin spent over a decade at Citytv/CTV Digital Media as a sales writer. Since 2009, he has taught many General Education courses at York in the Departments of Humanities and Writing, as well as upper year classes in History and Cultural Studies. He holds multiple nominations for York University Teaching Awards and won the President’s University-Wide Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2012. Jon also served as the Keele Campus Canadian Studies Program Coordinator from 2010-2013 and has organized/ served as a jurist on several University-Wide essay competitions. Jon is actively engaged in the promotion of good teaching at York, and worked in the Teaching Commons to this end as a Researcher in 2015. He also facilitates multiple workshops on “best practices” of student assessment with the Teaching Commons and remains actively involved with the Commons as a full-time faculty member.

Research Interests:

Writing , Canadian Studies , Propaganda


Teaching:

Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/WRIT1003 6.0  Professional Writing: An Introduction LECT  
Fall/Winter 2017-2018 AP/WRIT1702 6.0  Becoming a Better Writer: Methods and Models LECT