Latest Honours, Awards & Appointments


From June 2022 onwards, contributions to the academy and the community: faculty and student achievements including fellowships, grants, awards, fellowships, defences and appointments. 


June & July 2022

Nada Moumtaz has secured an SSHRC Insight grant for her project, ““Beirut Is Not For Sale”: Urban Regulations and the Fight for the City,” which brings new approaches to a key contemporary societal challenge, that of ensuring the existence of affordable and just cities in the context of a global wave of gentrification.

Judith Ellen Brunton completed a successful final oral exam defence on June 29 of her dissertation, "Pandemonium of Hope: Oil, Aspiration, and the Good Life in Alberta.” The examination committee consisted of: Pamela Klassen (supervisor), Simon Coleman, Kevin O'Neill, Bart Scott (committee members), David Walker (external examiner) and Steve Penfold (internal reader). Congratulations, Dr. Brunton!

PhD candidates Janani Mandayam Comar, Edward Escalon Jr and Christina Pasqua are recipients of the DSR Graduate Student Award. These awards acknowledge the incredible work that students do to support the life of our department.

PhD candidate Annie Heckman has joined the 84000 Translating the Words of the Buddha team as an Associate Translator.