Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10418-CA

Research Chairs in Indigenous Studies

Canada
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are targeted, specialized opportunities for scholars to be part of a host faculty.  The Fulbright Canada chair will conduct their own research, work collaboratively with new colleagues, engage with students, and become involved in the local community. For specific information about this opportunity, visit the Fulbright Canada webpage.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenist Law and Governance, McGill University
Specializations: Indigenous law and governance, Indigenous comparative politics, legal pluralism, Aboriginal rights.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenist Resiliencies, McMaster University
Specializations: Indigenous-centred revitalizations of: gender and sexualities, environmental policy, youth and/or social movements, as well as language and culture.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Legal and Resource Rights, University of Alberta
Specializations: North American aboriginal law with a focus on aboriginal resource rights and governance and their relationship to national and provincial, state or territorial regulatory regimes.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Native Peoples and Communities, University of Alberta
Specializations: Metis resources and law, Inuit and environmental change, Dene and diamonds and urban aboriginal residents.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Public Policy and Criminal Justice, University of Guelph
Specializations: Indigenous law and policy; Indigenous persons and the correctional system; Indigenous persons and judicial processes; Alternative judicial and criminal law processes; law and Indigenous self government.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies, Vancouver Island University
Specializations: Aboriginal education, reconciliation, indigenization, aboriginal engagement.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Four months. Scholars can seek an unfunded extension for an additional eight months.
Grant Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2020 or January 2021.

Locations

McGill University is located in Montreal, Quebec
McMaster University is located in Hamilton, Ontario
University of Alberta is located in Edmonton, Alberta
University of Guelph is located in Guelph, Ontario
Vancouver Island University is located in Nanaimo, British Columbia

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Disciplines
Anthropology
Area Studies
Education
Environmental Sciences
History (non-U.S.)
Language and Literature (non-U.S.)
Law
Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology
Number of Grants
Six
Activity
Research
Teaching/Research
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, including early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Angelica Serna
Regional Program Officer
Phone: 
202-686-4000
Email: 

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