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Research Chairs in Indigenous Studies

Canada
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are pre-arranged affiliations to host exceptional scholars who conduct research important to that university. Partner universities are excited to welcome Fulbright Canada Research Chairs into campus life and encourage them to engage with students and faculty, and the broader community. You can conduct your own research, work collaboratively with new colleagues, guest lecture at university courses, mentor students, lecture in public venues, network, and promote your research while representing the Fulbright program, and your home and host institutions. For specific information about this opportunity, visit the Fulbright Canada webpage.

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.

Grant Length
Four months. Scholars can seek an unfunded extension for an additional eight months.
Grant Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2021 or January 2022.
Awards should fall within the academic year and are not available for the summer months only. 

Locations

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 disciplines
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Please refer to the Specializations that each university has indicated. 

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Research
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Up To 5
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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