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Research Chairs in Policy, Law, and Governance

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 for Research Chairs in Policy, Law, and Governance.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Global Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs
Specializations: In one or more of the core research areas of the School: conflict and security; environment and resources; global political economy; migration, mobilities and social policies; multilateral institutions; and science and health policies.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Critical Race Theory, McGill University
Specializations: Slavery and the law, critical race theory, comparative law, equality law, anti-discrimination, law and development, labour and employment law.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Governance and Public Administration, University of Ottawa
Specializations: Contemporary governance, public policy, public management and public administration.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Human Rights and Social Justice, University of Ottawa
Specializations: Study, protection and promotion of human rights across disciplines, sectors and geographic boundaries - Diversity, Identity, Inclusion and Equality; Conflict, Violence, (In)Security and War; Governance, Rights, and Rule of Law; Development, Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Science and Society, University of Ottawa
Specializations: Science, technology and society; science and innovation policy; science/policy interface; energy/energy technology policy; and technology governance.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Public Management or Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
Specializations: Public health and social policy, innovation policy, resource and environmental policy, and public sector management.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in International Studies, Université Laval
Specializations: Multidisciplinary methodology, international political economy, international law, security and conflict studies, geopolitics, international migration, international development, and international business and finance.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Digitization and Democracy, McMaster University
Specializations: Online disinformation; online voting; digital activism; e-government; platform capitalism; digitization and shifting conceptions of public and private; the impacts of digitization political narratives and affects; online hate; democracies and cyberwar.

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

Balsillie School of International Affairs is located in Waterloo, Ontario
McGill University is located in Montreal, Quebec
University of Ottawa is located in Ottawa, Ontario
University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Université Laval is located in Québec City, Québec

 

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.

Specializations are indicated by each host institution. 

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
8
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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