Faculty of Social Science

Canada Research Chairs

Lance Lochner Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Human Capital and Inequality

The Faculty of Social Science presently holds eight Canada Research Chairs, and one Canada Excellence Research Chair. The Canada Research Chairs program was created by the Government of Canada in 2000. It is intended to help Canadian universities in retaining their most distinguished researchers, developing Canadian research expertise, and becoming world-class institutions for research and training.

There are three types of Chairs supported by the program:

Further information about this program can be obtained on the Canada Research Chairs and the Canada Excellence Chairs websites.