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Arts Postdoctoral Fellows
2012-13 Postdoctoral Fellows
- Dr. Tânia Manuel Casimiro, Department of Archaeology, “Portuguese Faïence in Newfoundland.” Funded by the Portuguese government's Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.
- Dr. Heidi Coombs-Thorne, Department of History, "The Grenfell Mission and Aboriginal Peoples of Labrador, 1939-1981". Funded by the Faculty of Arts.
- Dr. Malgorzata Danek, Department of Geography, " Reconstructing Historical Lead Levels in St. John’s Using Urban Dendrochemistry". Funded by NSERC Discovery Grant and the AGH University, Poland (supervisors: Drs. Trevor Bell and Colin Laroque).
- Dr. Heather Hall, Department of Geography, " Exploring the Intersections of Governance, Innovation and Regional Development in Newfoundland and Labrador". Funded by the Harris Centre (supervisors: Drs. Kelly Vodden and Rob Greenwood).
- Dr. Latonia Hartery, Department of Archaeology, "A Microscopic Approach to Prehistoric Plant Use." Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
- Dr. Barbara Patterson, Department of Sociology, "Comparing the pelagic fishery in western Newfoundland with the pelagic fishery in Namibia". Funded by the Community-University Research for Recovery Alliance (CURRA).
- Dr. Rafael Medeiros Sperb, Department of Geography, “Information System for Small-Scale Fisheries and Global Analysis”. Funded by the SSHRC Partnership project “Too Big To Ignore” (supervisors: Drs Rodolphe Devillers and Ratana Chuenpagdee).
- Dr. Arnaud Van De Casteele, Department of Geography, "Maritime Anomaly Detection and Volunteered Geographic Information". Funded by NSERC Discovery Accelerator grant (supervisor: Dr. Rodolphe Devillers).
- Dr. Patricia J. Wells, Department of Archaeology, "Analysis of the bone, ivory and antler artefacts from the Dorset Palaeoeskimo Phillip’s Garden site, in Port au Choix, NL". Funded by Canada Research Chair of North Atlantic Archaeology.
2011-12 Postdoctoral Fellows
- Dr. Allison Butler, Department of Philosophy. “Caught Between Sciences: Anti Mate-rialism and British Occultism”. Funded by SSHRC.
- Dr. Malgorzata Danek, Department of Geography. "Tree Ring Studies of Climate in Central Labrador, Atmospheric Pollution in Western Canada and Urban Geochemistry in St. John’s." Funded by AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland.
- Dr. Chava (Lilith) Finkler, Department of Sociology / SafetyNet. "Disabled/Injured Workers and Housing Instability." Funded by the Faculty of Arts.
- Dr. Paul Foley, Department of Sociology. “Extending recent research on the History of NL’s Shrimp Fisheries”. Funded from the Canadian Capture Fisheries Research Net-work (CCFRN).
- Dr. Latonia Hartery, Department of Archaeology. "A Microscopic Approach to Palaeo-eskimo Plant Use." Funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
- Dr. Rachel Hirsch, Labrador Institute. "Sharing Research Findings in Nunavut and Nunatsiavut: Assessing the Integration of Community-Based Knowledge in Policy Communications about Climate Change Related Food Insecurity." Funded by the Lab-rador Institute and the Faculty of Arts.
- Dr. Lynda Mannik, Department of Anthropology. “The Arrival of Amelia, Charlesville, Nova Scotia, 1987”. Funded by SSHRC.
- Dr. Christopher Martin, Department of Philosophy. "Conceptualizing Professional Edu-cation for the Public Good: Resituating the Role of the Humanities in Medical Educa-tion." Funded by the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Arts.
- Dr. Deborah McPhail, Faculty of Medicine. "Cod Tongues and Corpulence: The Rela-tionship Between Obesity Discourse and Traditional Food Practices in Newfoundland and Labrador." Funded by the Institute of Social and Economic Research.
2010-11 Postdoctoral Fellows
- Dr. Siphiwe Dube, Department of Religious Studies; "Connected (Mis)Understanding: Masculinity-Masculinities-Muscular Religion in Canada." Funded by the Faculty of Arts.
- Barbara Paterson, Department of Sociology / Community-University Research for Re-covery Alliance (CURRA). “Namibian-Canadian joint research into the social-ecology of purse-seine fisheries in Bonne Bay, NL and Walvis Bay, Namibia.” Funded by the Robin Rigby Trust.
- Dr. Carolyn Lambert, Department of History; "Irish Catholic Imperial Identity in Newfoundland, 1850-1918." Funded by the Institute for Social and Economic Research.
- Dr. John Thistle, Labrador Institute; "Making an Iron Ore Landscape: Histories and Geographies of Industrial Development and Change in Western Labrador." Funded by the Labrador Institute and the Faculty of Arts.
- Dr. Johanna Wolf, Labrador Institute; "Climate Change Adaptation in Labrador: An Issue of Human Security." Funded by the Labrador Institute, the Faculty of Arts, and through external funding provided by Dr. Trevor Bell.
2009-10 Postdoctoral Fellows
- Dr. Rebecca L. Graff-McRea, Departments of History and English; "Troubling Memory: Disrupting the Politics of History and Memory in Ireland through Film and Fiction." Funded by the Faculty of Arts.
- Dr. Vicki Hallet, Department of Women's Studies; "A Writing Life: Phebe Florence Miller, the Poet and Postmistress of Topsail.: Funded by Institute for Social and Economic Research.
- Dr. Royce Koop, Department of Political Science; "Representation and Local Party Organization: Canadian Members of Parliament and their Constituency Associations." Funded by the Faculty of Arts and School of Graduate Studies.
- Dr. James Lyttleton; Department of Archaeology; "English Colonial Settlement in the North Atlantic World: The Calver Estates in Ireland and Newfoundland in the Seventeenth Century." Funded by the Faculty of Arts and through external funding provided by Dr. Barry Gaulton.
- Dr. Inna Tigountsova, Humanities/Department of German and Russian; Curse of the Beast? The Attraction of Ugliness in the Works of Fedor Dostoevsky and Leonid Andreev." Funded by the Faculty of Arts.