Canada Research Chairs

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is home to three of Carleton University’s Canada Research Chairs. These chairs are held by some of Canada’s most prominent researchers who bring their knowledge and expertise to the Carleton community. Their cutting edge research is an integral part of FASS.

Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC)

Royal Society of Canada: The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada is a senior national body of distinguished Canadian scientists and scholars. Its primary objective is to promote learning and research in the arts and sciences. The Society consists of approximately 1,800 Fellows: men and women from across the country selected by their peers for outstanding contributions to the natural and social sciences and in the humanities.

Several FASS faculty members have been elected to this distinguished body:

Chancellor's Professors

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has nine Chancellor’s Professors. The designation is conferred on distinguished faculty by the president of Carleton University.

  • Donald Beecher – English Language and Literature
  • Andrew Brook – Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Jacques Chevalier – Sociology and Anthropology and Comparative Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (Emeritus)
  • Wallace Clement – Sociology and Anthropology
  • Alan Hunt – Law, Sociology and Anthropology and Political Economy (FASS and FPA)
  • A. Brian McKillop – History (Emeritus)
  • John Shepherd – Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President (Academic), Music, Sociology and Anthropology, and Comparative Studies in Art and Culture

Chancellor’s Professors at Carleton University Policy