Awards and Funding


2019: 0.6% Fund Award (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), “Trilobite Time: Toward a Sociology of Paleontology in the Anthropocene”

2018: Open Educational Resources Grant (Kwantlen Polytechnic University). “Collaboratively Abridging and Revising Introduction to Sociology – 2nd Canadian Edition (W. Little), a BCCampus Open Access textbook, for KPU’s Sociology Program.”

2012-2013: Thesis Completion Grant, Department of Sociology, Queen’s University

2012: My research in Brazil was funded by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT), the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), and the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), with support from the Dean’s Medical School Excellence Fund at Queen’s University.

2011: YW Loke New Investigator Travel Award (administered by International Federation of Placenta Associations courtesy of the Centre for Trophoblast Research at the University of Cambridge)

2011-2012: Queen’s Graduate Award, Queen’s University

2010-2011: Blakely Trust Travel Scholarship, Queen’s University

2008: Queen’s Tri-Council Recipient Recognition Award, Queen’s University

2008-2011: SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship

2007: Simon Fraser University Faculty of Applied Sciences Research Scholarship

2006: SSHRC Canadian Graduate Scholarship

2006: Simon Fraser University Special Entrance Scholarship

2005: Hadassah-WIZO Scholarship, Simon Fraser University

2004-2005: Simon Fraser University Open Scholarship

2003: SMILE Scholarship (offered by Wal-Mart Canada)

2000: BC Provincial Scholarship

2000: BC Passport to Education Scholarship

1998: Alberta Rutherford Scholarship