Research Chairs and Fellows

Research Chairs

The Faculty of Arts hosts four of Memorial’s seventeen Canada Research Chairs, including a Tier One chair in North Atlantic Archaeology, and Tier Two Chairs in Aboriginal Studies (Anthropology), Natural Resource Sustainability and Community Development (Geography), and Regional Language and Oral Text (Linguistics). Arts is also proud to host the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Economic and Cultural Transformation.

Postdoctoral Fellows

2013-2014

Dr. Lachlan Barber
Funded by On the Move Partnership (SSHRC)
Supervised by Dr. Barbara Neis
Research: Employment-related geographical mobility in construction in Newfoundland and Labrador, with a focus on the oil and gas sector

Dr. Tanya Brown
Supervised by Dr. Trevor Bell, Department of Geography
Funded by ArcticNet
Research: Research related to Integrated Regional Impact Study of the eastern Canadian Arctic (IRIS-2)

Dr. Mark Turner
Funded by grants to Drs Golfman and Gordon
Co-supervised by Dr. Noreen Golfman, Department of English, and Dr. Tom Gordon, School of Music
Research: historical Newfoundland and Labrador cinema

Dr. Pam Hall
Public Engagement Postdoctoral Fellowship
Funded by Memorial’s Faculty of Arts, the Office of Public Engagement and the Shorefast Foundation.
Co-supervised by Dr. Sharon Roseman, Department of Anthropology, Dr. Diane Tye, Department of Folklore, and Dr. Charles Mather, Department of Geography,
Research: Working Knowledge - Working Art

Dr. Anne Dance
Supervised by Dr. John Sandlos, Department of History
Funded by ArcticNet/ReSDA
Research: Environmental legacies, resource development, and and remediation in the Arctic

Dr. Sandrine Jean
Funded by the Faculty of Arts
Supervised by Dr. Sharon Roseman in the Department of Anthropology
Research: Housing Choices and Place-based Identities: Residential Strategies of Mobile Middle-Class Families

Dr. Taruna Shalini Ramessur.
Funded by CARE (ACOA) Collaborative Applied Research in Economics
Supervised by Dr. Wade Locke, Department of Economics,
Research: The economics of climate change, poverty and gender issues.

Dr. Linsday Bell (Nov 15, 2013 - March 31, 2014)
Funded by On the Move Partnership (SSHRC)
Supervised by Dr. Barbara Neis
Research: Employment-related geographical mobility in construction in Newfoundland and Labrador, with a focus on the oil and gas sector

Dr. Andrea Procter
Labrador Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
Funded by Faculty of Arts and Labrador Institute
Supervised by Dr Mario Blaser
Research: Exploring reconciliation: Indigeneity and Solidarity in Labrador

Dr. Michael Connors Jackman
ISER Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Funded by ISER
Supervised by Dr. Ailsa Craig, Head, Department of Sociology
Research: From Dangerous Sexuality to Homonationalism: Investigating Changing Attitudes towards Sexual Minorities in St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1969-2016