Research

Selected Externally Funded Research Projects

Date Awarded Agency/Program Amount Title Role

2016

Ontario Arts Council Northern Arts Grant

$12,000

Documentary Film: "a.k.a."

Principal Investigator

2015

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

$74,000

"What's Bred in the Bone: Developing a Historical Understanding of Past Resource and Sustainable Community Development"

Co-Applicant

2014

SSHRC Aid to Small Universities Grant $90,000 Research Network on Social and Economic Development" Co-Applicant
2013 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant $200,000 "Toxic Legacies: Community Perspectives on Arsenic Pollution at Yellowknife's Giant Mine" Co-Applicant
2012 SSHRC Partnership Grant LOI $20,000 “‘Research TV: Mobilizing Social Sciences and Humanities Knowledge in the Digital Age Principal Investigator
2012 SSHRC Public Outreach Grant $113,588 Pulp Friction: The Intersection of Globalization and Community Principal Investigator
2012 SSHRC Public Outreach Grant $72,322 Hard Work Conquers All: Mobilizing Knowledge about the Finnish Experience in Canada Co-Applicant
2012 Ontario Arts Council, Northern Arts Grant $10,000 Documentary Film: "Hard Time" Principle Investigator
2011 SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiatives (MCRI) $2.5 millon “Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic” Co-Applicant
2010 Association of University and Colleges of Canada and International Development Research Centre - LACREG Grant $25,000 “The Social Impact of Pulp Mills and Changing Economies in Ontario and Uruguay” Principal Investigator
2009 SSHRC Research Development Initiative Grant $77,140 “Northern Communities in a Changing World: Towards a Better Understanding of Global Competition” Principal Investigator
2009 SSHRC Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences $20,000 FinnForum IX Principal Investigator
2008 SSHRC Aid to Small Universities Grant $81,500 “Advanced Institute for Globalization and Culture” Co-Applicant
2007 International Development Research Centre $82,000 Conference Grant - Canada and Research For Development: Past, Present and Future. Co-Applicant
2007 Ontario Arts Council, Northern Arts Grant $5,000 Documentary Film: "In Security" Principal Investigator
2007 SSHRC International Opportunities Fund $71,500 "Adaptation and Resistance to the Information Age in Natural Resource Depdendent Regions in Canada and Norway" Co-Applicant
2006 International Development Research Centre $514,000 “Intellectual History of International Development Research Centre” Co-Applicant
2004 Canadian International Development Agency, Development Information Program $10,000 Deborah Fletcher Award for Excellence in Filmmaking on International Development Principal Investigator
2004 SSHRC Standard Research Grant $85,000 "Protestant Churches, Missonaries and Imperialists on the Central American Frontier" Principal Investigator
2004 Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund, Video Production Grant $50,000 Documentary Film: "Banana Split" Principal Investigator
2003  SSHRC Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences $20,000 Finnish Immigrants in the Decade of Depression (1929-1939) Principal Investigator
2003 Audio Visual Preservation Trust, Feature Film and Education Program $11,500 Multimedia: "The Fatal Flower Project" Principal Investigator
2002 Canadian International Development Agency, Development Information Program $60,000

Documentary Film: "Banana Split"

Principle Investigator
2002 International Development Research Centre, Canadian Partnerships Grant $20,000 "Bananas Stories" Principal Investigator
2001 Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund, Video Production Grant $10,000 Documentary Film: "Banana Split" Principal Investigator
1998 SSHRC Standard Research Grant $26,000 "West Indian Experience in
Central America"
Principal Investigator
1998 International Development Research Centre, Canada in the World Grant $27,000 "Canada and the World Grant" Principal Investigator