Social Science faculty receive nearly $4-million in SSHRC funds

July 22, 2019

Laura Stephenson is leading the Consortium on Electoral Democracy, a SSHRC funded project

Researchers in the Faculty of Social Science have received nearly $4-million in grant funding from the Social Science Humanities Research Council, from 11 grants.

The largest of those grants is a SSHRC Partnership Grant, led by Laura Stephenson. The Consortium on Electoral Democracy/Consortium de la démocratie électorale is a 7 year, $2,500,000 grant.

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The other grants include:

SSHRC Insight Grant

Elizabeth Hayden, Department of Psychology: A developmental approach to understanding sex and gender differences in the evolution of stress exposure and stress sensitivity. 5 year grant, $317,595

Samantha Joel, Department of Psychology: Are happy romantic relationships discovered or built? The role of early investment regulation in shaping relationship quality, 5 year, $228,442

Isaac Luginaah, Department of Geography: Climate change, seed security and farmer social networks in Malawi, 4 year, $175,265

Andrew Nelson, Department of Anthropology: Mummies as Microcosms: The Bioarchaeology of the Inka Occupation of the Central Coast of Peru, 3 years, $253,435

Sean Waite, Department of Sociology: Sexual Orientation and the Canadian labour market: new data and new insights, 3 year, $87,072

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Victor Aguiar, Department of Economics, Learning about consumer behaviour and misbehaviour using big data, 2 year, $57,989

Godwin Arku, Department of Geography, Informed Economic Development: Testing a method for better local policymaking in municipalities, 2 year, $68,735.

Agnieszka Leszcynski, Department of Geography, Digital Platforms and Canadian Cities: Symbolic politics and proxies of neighbourhood change, 2 year, $74,910

Zachary Taylor, Department of Political Science, Canada’s Implicit National Urban Agenda: Multilevel Governance for Place-based Policy, 2 year, $62,542

Jun Wang, DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies, Why Should We Care About Pension Benefits? 2 year, $49,232.