Every year our students and faculty win research awards and are honoured for their research achievements within and outside the Carleton University community. This page attempts to keep an ongoing public record of some of their notable achievements each year.

2017 Notable Achievements

Barbara Leckie received a SSHRC Insight Grant (2017-2021) / was nominated for the Faculty Graduate Mentoring Award

Pius Adesanmi received the CBIE Board of Directors Leadership Award

Sarah Brouillette was awarded a Marston LaFrance Research Fellowship

Don Beecher published an edition and translation (with Massimo Ciavolella) of Annibale Caro’s The Scruffy Scoundrels (Italica Press) / published a translation (with Massimo Ciavolella) (with introduction and notes) of Giovanni Boccaccio’s The Decameron, Selected Tales (Broadview Press)

Stuart Murray was a Visiting Scholar, Franklin International Faculty Exchange Program, Department of Communication Studies / collaborated on an Arts & Humanities Research Council (UK) Research Networking Grant / published (ed., with D. Holmes and T. Foth), Radical Sex Between Men: Assembling Desiring-Machines (Routledge)

Sarah Phillips Casteel received a SSHRC Insight Development Grant / was a Visiting Professor, Institut für Anglistik, University of Vienna

Brian Greenspan as International Co-Investigator, received AHRC Follow-On Funding for Impact and Engagement Scheme Grant (2017-2019)

Jody Mason received a FASS Research Achievement Award

Julie Murray co–organized the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism Annual Conference

Franny Nudelman received a Carleton University Development Grant (2017-2018)

Jan Schroeder was awarded a FASS Teaching Innovation Award

Nadia Bozak was an Ottawa Book Awards Finalist

Amal El-Mohtar received the Nebula and Hugo Awards for her short story “Seasons of Glass and Iron”

Danielle Taylor was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Shaun Stevenson was awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship

Andew Connolly was hired to teach in the Arts One program at the University of British Columbia (one-year contract)

2016 Notable Achievements

Don Beecher was named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada / received the Montaigne Prize from the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies / published Adapted Brains and Imaginary Worlds: Cognitive Science and Renaissance Literature with McGill-Queen’s University Press

Stuart Murray was a Fellow at the Centre de recherche en éthique, Université de Montréal / received (with Julie Murray) a SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2016-2018) (with Julie Murray, co-applicant) / published (ed., with A. Blum) The Ethics of Care: Moral Knowledge, Communication, and the Art of Caregiving (Routledge)

Sarah Phillips Casteel won the Canadian Jewish Literary Award / received a Development Grant, Carleton University / published Calypso Jews: Jewishness in the Caribbean Literary Imagination (Columbia University Press)

Adam Barrows published Time, Literature, and Cartography after the Spatial Turn: The Chronometric Imaginary (Palgrave Macmillan)

Brian Greenspan as Collaborator, received an FRQSC Grant (2016-2019)

Robin Norris was awarded a Harvard University Press, Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, Authors’ Fellowship

Jan Schroeder received a Carleton University Development Grant

Grant Williams published (ed., with William E. Engel and Rory Loughnane) The Memory Arts in Renaissance England: A Critical Anthology (Cambridge University Press)

Nadia Bozak published Thirteen Shells (Anansi)

Emma Peacocke was named a SSHRC Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Jenna Herdman was awarded a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship

Sanita Fejzic was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship

Amatoritsero Ede was Writer-in-Residence at the University of Bremen’s Institute for Postcolonial and Transnational Studies

2015 Notable Achievements

Adam Barrows received a Canadian Association of University Teachers Dedicated Service Award

Dana Draguniou received a Carleton University Teaching Achievement Award and a FASS Teaching Award

Brian Greenspan, as Collaborator, received a SSHRC Partnership Grant (2015-2018)

Sara Jamieson was President, Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures (2015-2017) / was shortlisted for Best Essay Prize, Canadian Literature

Jody Mason co-organized the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference

Grant WIlliams, Andrew Wallace, Donald Beecher, and Travis DeCook edited Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature (University of Toronto Press)

Chris Doody received the Bibliographical Society of Canada, Emerging Scholar Award / was awarded the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation Scholarship

Adrien Robertson was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship

2014 Notable Achievements

Paul Keen published (ed.) The Age of Authors: An Anthology of Eighteenth-Century Print Culture (Broadview Press)

Sarah Brouillette published Literature and the Creative Economy (Stanford University Press)

Don Beecher published an edition of Giovan Francesco Straparola’s The Pleasant Nights (2 vols., University of Toronto Press)

Stuart Murray was named to the Royal Society of Canada, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists / received a Research Achievement Award, Carleton University / received (with Adrian Guta) Canadian Institutes of Health Research Planning Grant

Siobhain Bly Calkin received a Carleton University, FASS Faculty Teaching Award /received a SSHRCC Insight Grant (2014-2019)

Brian Greenspan named a Network Partner, Leverhulme International Research Network Grant (2014-2017) / received a Carleton Research Time Release Award

Jody Mason co-organized the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures Annual Conference / was shortlisted for Gabrielle Roy Prize

Robin Norris received a FASS Research Achievement Award

Nadia Bozak published El Niño (Anansi)

Shaun Stevenson was awarded a SSHRC Canada Graduate Doctoral Scholarship

2013 Notable Achievements

Brian Greenspan was awarded a FASS Research Award.

Jennifer Henderson published Reconciling Canada: Critical Perspectives on the Culture of Redress (UTP, co-edited with Pauline Wakeham) and Trans/acting Culture, Language, and Memory (WLUP, co-edited with Eva C. Karpinsky).

Jody Mason was awarded a FASS Junior Faculty Research Award.

Julie Murray received a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Junior Faculty Research Award 2013.

Stuart J. Murray and Brian Greenspan received a Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) infrastructure grant to build a Digital Rhetorics Lab.

Chris Doody was awarded a CGS doctoral scholarship.

Jenna Jarvis, M.A. program, was the recipient of the John Newlove poetry chapbook award at the Fall 2013 Writer’s Fest.

 2012 Notable Achievements

Adam Barrows was awarded the Carleton Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Teaching Achievement Award.

Adam Barrows received the New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dana Dragunoiu was awarded a Carleton University Research Achievement Award.

Brian Greenspan and Stuart J. Murray (with Twyla Gibson [U Missouri]) were awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant for their project “Ancient Texts | New Media | Future Ethics,” 2012-13.

Brian Greenspan was co-recipient of the Best Paper Award at the 2012 Canadian Game Studies Association Symposium.

Paul Keen was awarded the Davidson Dunton Research Lectureship.

Jodie Medd published Lesbian Scandal and the Culture of Modernism with Cambridge University Press.

Priscilla L. Walton published her co-authored book (with Bruce Tucker): American Culture Transformed: Dialing 9/11, with Palgrave MacMillan, London.

Priscilla Walton’s book, co-authored with Sheryl Hamilton, Neil Gerlach and Rebecca Sullivan, won the 2011 Gertrude J. Robinson Award for Best Book in Communication.

Andrew Connolly was awarded an OGS for his doctoral work.

Christopher Doody was awarded an OGS for his doctoral work.

Matt Carroll was awarded a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship.

2011 Notable Achievements

Siobhan Bly Calkin was awarded the FASS Junior Faculty Researcher Award.

Sarah Brouillette‘s book, Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace, was released in a new paperback edition.

Brian Greenspan won a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for his project “Utopian Media, Social Dreaming & the Digital Archive,” 2011-14.

Brian Greenspan was co-applicant on the project “Heritage Passages: Bytown and the Rideau Canal,” which received a Canadian Heritage Information Network Grant, 2011-12.

Paul Keen was awarded a Carleton University Research Achievement Award.

Stuart J. Murray (with Dave Holmes) was awarded a CIHR Open Operating Grant for his project “Solitary Space: Seclusion Rooms and the Ethics of Body and Place.”

Priscilla L. Walton directed the student-run American Studies conference, “Aesthetics of Renewal: Everything Old is New Again.” Walton won a SSHRC grant for the conference, which attracted over 200 registrants.

Eli MacLaren was awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011-13).

2010 Notable Achievements

Pius Adesanmi wins the inaugural Penguin Prize for African Writing.

Adam Barrows received the Modern Fiction Studies Margaret Church Memorial Prize

Sarah Brouillette was awarded a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for the project “Literature and the Creative Economy”.

Sarah Brouillette was awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Research Fellowship for research in Scotland in 2011.

Travis DeCook was awarded a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Junior Faculty Award.

Travis DeCook was awarded a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Grant.

For the period 2010-14, Brian Greenspan is Principal Network Investigator for the Graphics, Animation and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND NCE).

Brian Greenspan received a SSHRC Research Development Initiative Grant for “An Augmented Browser Client for Integrated Physical and Virtual Library Research,” 2010-12.

2009 Notable Achievements

The Department was awarded a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Visiting Scholar.

Donald Beecher has been honoured with the positions of Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of Bologna and Visiting Professor in the Department of English to be held during the fall term.

Travis DeCook was awarded a SSHRC Institutional Research Grant.

Barbara Leckie was awarded a FASS Research Achievement Award.

Jodie Medd was awarded a FASS Teaching Award.

Franny Nudelman was awarded a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for the project ” Anti-War Avant-Garde: Radical Documentary in the United States, 1945-1974.”

Armand Ruffo won a 2009 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Award for work on the renowned Ojibway painter Norval Morrisseau.

Priscilla L. Walton became the elected President of the International Society for the Study of Narrative Literature.

Priscilla L. Walton became the first Director and a co-founder of the Carleton Research Centre in American Studies.

Stephanie Lahey won a SSHRC CGS for three years to pursue a PhD.

Kyle Stewart (MA 2008) won an OGS.

Catherine Boivin won a SSHRC CGS for her forthcoming MA.

Angela Johnston won a SSHRC CGS for her forthcoming MA.

Anne O’Connor won a SSHRC CGS for her forthcoming MA.

2008 Notable Achievements

Donald Beecher was named Chancellor Professor in July.

Sarah Phillips Casteel was awarded a John Charles Polanyi Research Award.

Collett Tracey was awarded a FASS teaching Award.

Ama Ede (PhD) won a SSHRC for two years.

David Cannon (PhD) won a SSHRC CGS for three years.

Thomas Laughlin (MA) won a SSHRC CGS for three years.

David Ritter (MA) won a SSHRC CGS for three years.

Cameron Anstee (MA) won an OGS.

Dale Tracey (MA) won an OGS.