Funding Recipients

SSHRC Insight Grant:

  • Joshua Schuster (English): $66,800.00 Title: What Is Extinction? A Cultural and Natural History of Last Animals
  • Anne Schuurman (English): $29,425.00 Title: Indebted and Enthralled: Economy Theology in Late Medieval England
  • John Nassichuk (French): $86,725.00 Title: Les humanistes professeurs en France au XVIe siècle
  • Jeff Tennant (French) $132,685.00 Title: Language Contact and Prosodic Variation in Ontario French
  • Roberta Stainton (Philosophy) SSHRC $51,460.00 Title: Do Languages Really Exist?
  • Sarah Bassnett (Visual Arts) $95,819.00 Title: The Photography of Global Migration
  • Kelly Jazvac (Visual Arts) $273,315.00 Title: Understanding Plastics Pollution: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Forensic Methodology
  • Erica Lawson (Womens Studies) $110,075.00 Title: Peace Huts, Gender Equality, and Women's Post-Conflict Aspirations: Lessons from Women in Liberia
  • Nandi Bhatia (English and Writing Studies) and Teresa Hubel (Huron). Amount: $152,784. Title: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Alternative Public Spheres of Tawaifs and Devadasis in India
  • Richard Moll  (English and Writing Studies) Amount: $56, 030. Title: The Brut: The Trinity / Cleveland Abbreviation
  • Daniel Vaillancourt (French Studies) Amount: $61,102. Title: Policer l'Imaginaire: urbanité, police et discours au XVIIe siècle 

SSHRC Insight Development Grant:

  • Genevieve de Viveiros (French). Amount: $42,395.00. Title: Émile Zola au Canada

SSHRC Connection Grant:

  • Corey Dyck (Philosophy) $7,277.00 Title: Women Intellectuals in 18th Century Germany
  • Beth Greene (Classics). Amount: $24,650.00 Title: Unlocking the Provinces: Defining and Prioritizing Roman Provincial Studies
  • Patrick Mahon. (Visual Arts) Amount: $12,500.00 Title: Mountains and Rivers Without End: Contemporary Art based Ecuador - an Ecuador-Canada Exhibition and Conference
  • Alison Conway (English). Amount: $17,245.00 Title: Imagining Religious Toleration, 1600-1800
  • Tunji Osinubi (English and Writing Studies). Amount:  $25,000. Title: African Queer Studies Conference
  • Wayne Myrvold (Philosophy).  Amount: $22, 786.  Title: Information-Theoretic Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
  • Jackie Sullivan (Philosophy) Amount: $23,405. Title : Rethinking the Taxonomy of Psychology 

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant:

  • Thy Phu (English and Writing Studies). Amount: $199, 925. Title: The Family Camera Network

SSHRC Early Reseacher Award

  • Beth Greene (Classics). Amount: $140,000.

Alexander von Humbolt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

  • Corey Dyck (Philosophy). Amount: $87,781.00.

2016-17 External Research Grants Awarded (to date)

Name Competition Amount
Charles Weijer CIHR Innovative Clinical Trials  $        266,000.00
Elizabeth Greene Early Researcher Award  $        140,000.00
Markus Mueller FQXi - FOUNDATIONAL QUESTIONS INST  $        101,574.00
Corey Dyck  Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme  $           87,781.00
Christopher Smeek MITACS INC  $           15,000.00
Elizabeth Greene SSHRC Connection  $           24,650.00
Alison Conway SSHRC Connection  $           17,245.00
Corey Dyck SSHRC Connection  $             7,277.00
Patrick Mahon SSHRC Connection  $           12,500.00
Joshua Schuster SSHRC Insight Grant  $           66,800.00
Anne Schuurman SSHRC Insight Grant  $           29,425.00
John Nassichuk SSHRC Insight Grant  $           86,725.00
Jeff Tennant SSHRC Insight Grant  $        132,685.00
Roberta Stainton SSHRC Insight Grant  $           51,460.00
Sarah Bassnett SSHRC Insight Grant  $           95,819.00
Kelly Jazvac SSHRC Insight Grant  $        273,315.00
Erica Lawson SSHRC Insight Grant  $        110,075.00
Bipasha Baruah SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis  $           25,000.00
Genevieve De Viveiros SSSHRC Insight Development Grant  $           42,395.00
Total Funding    $     1,585,726.00


2016-17 Internal Research Grants Awarded (to date)

Name Competition Amount
Green, Elizabeth VPR funding  1,000.00
Wilson, David FRDF Research 3,135.00
Olson, Kelly FRDF Conference Travel 609.17
Suksi, Aara FRDF Conference Travel 1,725.55
Olson, Kelly Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  13,122.00
Lee, Alison FRDF Research 4,050.00
Phu, Thy Faculty Scholar 14,000.00
Falkowska, Janina VPR Funding for 4A for SSHRC Connection 2,000.00
Traister, Bryce on behalf of the English Department VPR Funding 6,000.00
Conway, Alison VPR Funding  1,750.00
McMurran, Mary Helen VPR 4A Funding for SSHRC Insight 5,000.00
Toswell, Jane FRDF Research 6,650.00
Stanley, Kate FRDF Research 5,000.00
McDayter, Mark FRDF Research 5,800.00
Blakenship, Janelle FRDF Conference Travel 2,500.00
Toswell, Jane FRDF Conference Travel 1,356.30
Schuurman, Anne Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  25,000.00
Traister, Bryce  Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  13,137.00
Nassichuk, John FRDF Research 3,900.00
Schwerdtner, Karin FRDF Research 5,000.00
Tennant, Jeff FRDF Research 6,675.00
Nassichuk, John FRDF Conference Travel 2,139.50
Paul, Ileana FRDF Conference Travel 1,994.00
Schwerdtner, Karin FRDF Conference Travel 1,791.49
Tennant, Jeff FRDF Conference Travel 1,632.61
Woodward, Servanne FRDF Conference Travel 1,500.00
Longtin, Mario Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  24,292.00
Suarez, Juan Luis VPR 4A Funding for SSHRC Insight 5,000.00
Bruhn de Garavito, Joyce VPR 4A Funding for SSHRC Insight 5,000.00
Perpinan, Silvia VPR 4A Funding for SSHRC IDG 5,000.00
Caracchini, Cristina  International Curriculum Fund 16,000.00
de Looze, Laurence FRDF Research 5,440.00
Burucua, Constanza FRDF Research 6,650.00
Rafat, Yasaman FRDF Research 6,000.00
Burucua, Constanza FRDF Conference Travel 2,500.00
de Looze, Laurence FRDF Conference Travel 1,924.55
Rafat, Yasaman FRDF Conference Travel 845.23
Rafat, Yasaman Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  24,025.00
Myvold, Wayne Graham and Gail Wright 5,000.00
Dyck, Corey VPR Funding 1,500.00
Isaacs, Tracy VPR Funding 1,000.00
Myvold, Wayne VPR Funding  1,500.00
Sullivan, Jacqueline VPR Funding 5,000.00
Charland, Louis Catalyst Grant (Rotman) 18,000.00
Mueller, Markus Catalyst Grant (Rotman) 24,000.00
Brush, Kathy Distinuished University Professor 10,000.00
Wood, Kelly Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 2,500.00
Jazvac, Kelly VPR 4A Funding for SSHRC Insight 5,000.00
Bassnett, Sarah FRDF Research 6,456.00
Robertson, Kirsty FRDF Research 6,000.00
Barteet, Cody FRDF Conference Travel 1,471.82
Bassnett, Sarah FRDF Conference Travel 1,042.00
Robertson, Kirsty FRDF Conference Travel 1,587.19
Bassnett, Sarah Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  15,668.00
Lawson, Erica Graham and Gail Wright 5,000.00
Polzer, Jessica FRDF Research 6,000.00
Green-Barteet, Miranda FRDF Research 6,750.00
Brennan, Samantha FRDF Conference Travel 1,499.87
Green-Barteet, Miranda FRDF Conference Travel 1,319.74
Pearson, Wendy FRDF Conference Travel 2,500.00
Lawson, Erica Western Strategic Support - SSHRB Open Research Grant  24,952.00
Total Funding Total                392,891.02

All 2015-2016 External Research Grants Awarded 

Name Competition  Amount 
Arntfield, Michael Fulbright Visiting Research Chair  25,000.00
Baruah, Bipasha SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis 25,000.00
Baruah, Bipasha Mitacs Accerlerate Internship 15,000.00
Bentley, David Killiam Prize 100,000.00
Bhatia, Nandi & Hubel, Teresa (Huron) SSHRC Insight Grant 152,784.00
Borchert, Angela Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Faculty Research Exchange 8,250.00
Hoffmaster, Barry CIHR Catalyst Grant (co-ap) 98,884.00
Jazvac, Kelly Canada Council for Arts Travel Grant 1,500.00
Jazvac, Kelly Canada Council Visual Arts Project Grant 10,500.00
Jazvac, Kelly Centre for Environment and Sustainability Seed Grant  5,000.00
Moll, Richard SSHRC Insight Grant         56,030.00
Myrvold, Wayne SSHRC Connection Grant         22,786.00
Osinubi, Taiwo SSHRC Connection Grant         25,000.00
Pearson, Wendy Bremen University (co-ap)         22,198.77
Perpinan, Silvia Retos Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (co-ap)         30,000.00
Phu, Thy Senior Research Fellowship at the Asian Research Institute at the National Univeristy of Singapore  
Phu, Thy SSHRC Partnership Development Grant        199,925.00
Robertson, Kirsty Yasua Sakakibara Prize  
Smeenk, Christopher John Templeton Foundation        266,346.25
Suarez, Juan Luis OCE VIPI Program         19,985.00
Suarez, Juan Luis GEM-2 Call for Multidisciplinary Grants (co-ap)        30,438.00
Suarez, Juan Luis SOSCIP HQP Support Fund          38,000.00
Sullivan, Jackie SSHRC Connection Grant         23,405.00
Traister, Bryce Eccles Centre Visiting Canadian Fellow in North American Studies Award          4,624.49
Vaillancourt, Daniel SSHRC Insight Grant          61,102.00

2014-2015 External Research Grants Awarded

Bentley, David Killam Prize 100,000
Emberley, Julia

SSHRC Insight Grant

Conway, Alison SSHRC Insight Grant 82,525
Keep, Christopher SSHRC Connection Grants 20,994
Leclerc, Jean SSHRC Connection Grants 17,760
Desjardins, Eric SSHRC Connection Grants 18,127
Dyck, Corey Canadian Journal of Philosophy 2,000
Osinubi, Taiwo Princeton Institute for International Studies and the Princeton University Centre for African American Studies 17,500
Rajan, Tilottama CRC Tier 1 Chair 1,400,000
Rajan, Tilottama Fellowship at Centre for Research in Arts, Humanities , and Social Science in Cambridge (CRASSH) 1,400,000
Ruffo, Sebastien Ontario Online Initiative grant 75,000
Migone, Christof Toronto Arts Council, Media Arts Project Grant 6,000
Migone, Christof Toronto Arts Council, Media Arts Project Grant 10,000
Migone, Christof Canada Council for Arts Travel Grant 2,500
Migone, Christof Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance 1,000
Darby, David Ontario/Baden-Württemberg Faculty Research Exchange 7,000
Bhatia, Nandi Indian Council of Social Science Research


TOTAL 1,875,524.70
WITHOUT CRC 475,524.70

2015-2016 Internal Research Grants Awarded (to date)

Name Dept. Competition Amount
Barker, Gillian Phil SIRF  (Rotman) 5,000.00
Barteet, Cody VA FRDF Research  6,995.00
Baruah, Bipasha WSFR Faculty Scholar 14,000.00
Bassnett, Madeline EWS FRDF Conference Travel 1,170.00
Bassnett, Sarah VA FRDF Conference Travel 705.00
Bhatia, Nandi EWS VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000.00
Blakenship, Janelle Film FRDF Conference Travel 770.00
Borchert, Angela MLL International Curriculum Fund 24,000.00
Borchert, Angela MLL TSC Teaching Fellows Program 40,000.00
Brennan, Samantha WSFR FRDF Conference Travel 1,500.00
Brown, C and Steinbock, B CS International Curriculum Fund 15,000.00
Brush, Kathy VA FRDF Research  4,000.00
Burrucua, Constanza MLL FRDF Research  5,000.00
Darby, David MLL FRDF Conference Travel 1,500.00
de Viveiros, Geneviève  FR VPR 4A funding for IDG 5,000.00
Green-Barteet, Miranda WSFR VPR 4A funding for IDG 5,000.00
Green-Barteet, Miranda WSFR FRDF Conference Travel 1,234.00
Jazvac, Kelly VA VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000.00
Kidnie, M.J and Solga, Kim EWS International Curriculum Fund 15,000.00
Lawson-Hellu, Late FR FRDF Conference Travel 1,986.00
Leonard, John EWS FRDF Conference Travel 1,000.00
Leonard, John EWS FRDF Research  5,000.00
Leonard, John EWS Distinguished University Professorship 10,000.00
McLeod, Carolyn Phil SIRF  (Rotman) 10,000.00
McLeod, Carolyn Phil Faculty Scholar 14,000.00
Nassichuk, John FR FRDF Research  3,000.00
Olson, Kelly CS FRDF Conference Travel 1,000.00
Olson, Kelly CS FRDF Research  5,000.00
Osinubi, Tunji EWS FRDF Conference Travel 1,500.00
Pearson, Wendy WSFR FRDF Conference Travel 1,002.00
Perpinan, Silvia MLL International Curriculum Fund 6,435.00
Perpinan, Silvia MLL FRDF Conference Travel 1,865.00
Phu, Thy EWS VPR 4A funding Partnership Grant 7,000.00
Rafat, Yasaman MLL VPR 4A funding for IDG 5,000.00
Rafat, Yasaman MLL SSHRB Seed Grant 14,697.00
Robertson, Kirsty VA VPR 4A funding for IDG 5,000.00
Robertson, Kirsty VA FRDF Conference Travel 1,000.00
Robertson, Kirsty VA FRDF Research  3,500.00
Schuster, Joshua EWS FRDF Conference Travel 1,500.00
Schwerdtner, Karin FR FRDF Research  3,800.00
Skelton, Anthony Phil VUSP 2,550.00
Smeenk, Christopher Phil SIRF (Rotman) 26,000.00
Solga, Kim EWS FRDF Conference Travel 1,349.00
Stanley, Kate EWS FRDF Conference Travel 1,545.00
Stocking, Charles CS FRDF Conference Travel 1,650.00
Suárez, Juan Luis MLL Faculty of Science Distinguished Interdisciplinary Research Professorship 40,000.00
Suarez, Juna Luis MLL VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000.00
Vaillancourt, Daniel FR VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000.00
Woodward, Servanne FR FRDF Conference Travel 1,500.00
Total    351,753.00

2014-2015 Internal Research Grants Awarded


Weijer, Charles

ROTMAN FUNDS Catalyst Grant 5,000
Brennan, Samantha ROTMAN FUNDS Catalyst Grant 2,500
Smeenk, Christopher ROTMAN FUNDS Catalyst Grant 9,500
Brennan, Samantha FRDF - TRAVEL 1,276.89
Toswell, Jane FRDF - TRAVEL 1,432.69
Conway, Alison FRDF - TRAVEL 1,746.54
Jones, Manina FRDF - TRAVEL 1,166.22
DeLooze, Laurence FRDF - TRAVEL 1,505.79
Klimchuk, Dennis FRDF - TRAVEL 1,735.32
Borchert, Angela FRDF - TRAVEL 1,273.19
Bassnett, Sarah FRDF - TRAVEL 1,527.99
Nousek, Debra FRDF - TRAVEL 1,926.68
Longtin, Mario FRDF - TRAVEL 1,561.81
Schwerdtner, Karin FRDF - TRAVEL 1,751.19 
McMurran, Mary Helen FRDF - TRAVEL 1,027.57 
Steinbock, Bernd FRDF - TRAVEL 748.65
Perpinan, Silvia FRDF - TRAVEL 1,947.88 
Sullivan, Jacqueline FRDF - TRAVEL 1,308.12 
Osinubi,Taiwo Adetunji FRDF - TRAVEL 1,985.55
Heap, David FRDF - RESEARCH 2,500 
Mahon, Patrick FRDF - RESEARCH 5,500 
Robertson, Kirsty FRDF - RESEARCH 5,500
Rafat, Yasaman FRDF - RESEARCH 6,202.92
McTaggart, Anne FRDF - RESEARCH 5,500
Raine, Michael FRDF - RESEARCH 3,875 
Stanley, Kate FRDF - RESEARCH 2,500 
Stocking, Charles FRDF - RESEARCH 6,500 
Bhatia, Nandi VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000 
Vaillancourt, Daniel VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000 
Jazvac, Kelly VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000 
Suarez, Juan Luis VPR SSHRC 4A funding 7,000
Conway, Alison Faculty Scholar 14,000
Bhatia, Nandi SSHRB - BRIDGE GRANT 20,000
Vaillancourt, Daniel SSHRB - BRIDGE GRANT 21,074 
Perpinan, Silvia SSHRB - BRIDGE GRANT 22,230.80 
Bruhn de Garavito, Joyce VUSP 1,221.25 
Borchert, Angela VUSP 1,100 
Stocking, Charles SSHRB - SEED GRANT 5,000
 TOTAL FUNDING 191,626.05