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Political Sciences prof gets CRISS grant to publish book

Political Sciences prof gets CRISS grant to publish book

Political Sciences Prof. Blayne Haggart has received a grant from the Council for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS) to publish his first book.

Publications and Presentations - July 2

Publications and Presentations - July 2

A roundup of publications and presentations by Brock faculty.

Political Science Professor Honoured

Political Science Professor Honoured

Political Sciences Prof. Charles Conteh has been honoured with an award for excellence from Emerald Literati Network.

Publications — May 1 (Social Sciences)

Publications — May 1 (Social Sciences)

A roundup of recent publications by Social Sciences faculty.

3M Teaching Fellows to give Last Lecture

3M Teaching Fellows to give Last Lecture

David DiBattista is
a) a master at crafting effective multiple-choice tests.
b) a psychology professor at Brock University.
c) a 3M National Teaching Fellow.
d) about to retire.
e) all of the above.

PhD student wins Popular Culture Association award

PhD student wins Popular Culture Association award

At the recent Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association annual conference, held in Washington, D.C., Malisa Kurtz, a humanities PhD student and graduate of Brock, was awarded the 2013 science fiction/fantasy area’s 2013 Graduate Student Scholar Award for her paper entitled, Becoming animal and multiplicity in Lauren Beukes’s Zoo City (2010).

Dunk reappointed Social Sciences Dean

Dunk reappointed Social Sciences Dean

Thomas Dunk has been reappointed to a second five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Prof receives grant to study eating in cars

Prof receives grant to study eating in cars

Prof. Jackie Botterill in the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film has received a Council for Research in the Social Sciences (CRISS) grant to study eating in cars.

Social sciences profs win grant for photo exhibit in Pakistan

Social sciences profs win grant for photo exhibit in Pakistan

Sociology professor Nancy Cook and David Butz from the Department of Geography recently received a Council for Research in Social Sciences (CRISS) grant to do a photography exhibit in Shimshal, a small mountain village in northern Pakistan. The duo are conducting research about road accessibility and social change there.
Photos in the exhibit were produced as [...]

Labour Studies/Political Science, Sociology

Labour Studies/Political Science, Sociology

Larry Savage, Michelle Webber and Jonah Butovsky (Sociology) presented at the annual conference of the Southern Political Science Association.

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