The Faculty of Public Affairs is excited to announce that two of our faculty members have received Early Researcher Awards from the Province of Ontario this year.
Associate Professor Dale Spencer, of the Department of Law and Legal Studies, and Assistant Professor Martin Geiger, of the Department of Political Science and the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies will each receive $100,000 in funding to support the creation of research teams, along with $50,000 in additional funding.
Professor Spencer’s research focuses on law enforcement’s treatment of child and youth sexual victimization in Canada as well as the history of Indigenous adoption in Canada. He is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services Ontario.
Professor Geiger’s research focuses on human migration and mobility, as well as international organizations. He is the founding editor of the peer-reviewed Mobility & Politics books series and the joint faculty-student research cluster known as Mobility & Politics, or MobiPoli. He receives research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).