We are pleased to announce two Political Science faculty members have been awarded Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grants for 2021. These grants support research in its early stages, enabling “the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas.”

Peter Andree, Professor, Department of Political Science

“Reaching for net-zero carbon emissions while reckoning with settler-colonialism: the case of dairying in Aotearoa New Zealand”

Peter Andree and his collaborators’ project will examine how reducing greenhouse gas emission in agriculture to address climate change can be reinforced by processes of reconciliation and redress between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

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Aaron Ettinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

“Surviving Trump: Protecting Canada’s Interests When America’s First”

This project will cover two major areas of Canada-U.S. cooperation that are fundamental to Canada’s security and prosperity: North American trade and international security cooperation through NATO, both of which were imperilled by the Trump presidency.

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