Postdoctoral Fellows

Labrador Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition

2016-17 Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Form

Research Chairs

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences hosts a Tier Two Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies (Anthropology). The faculty is also proud to host the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Economic and Cultural Transformation.

Postdoctoral Fellows

2017-2018

Dr. Alicia Said
Supervisor: Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee
Research: global syntheses of small-scale fisheries and governability analysis
August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2018

2016-2017

Dr. Daniel Banoub (Geography)
Supervisor: Dr. Dean Bavington
Research: Making fish: the political economy of marine finfish aquaculture in post-moratorium Newfoundland and Labrador
Nov. 1, 2016 - Nov. 1, 2018

Dr. Brent Bellamy (English)
Supervisor: Dr. Danine Farquharson
Research: Remainders of the American Century
July 1, 2015 - July 30, 2017

Dr. Tanya Brown (Geography)
Supervisor: Dr. Trevor Bell
Research: TBD
October 6, 2014 - June 30, 2017

Dr. Luc Clair (Economics)
Supervisor: Dr. Lynn Gambin
Research: A review of the Newfoundland and Labrador Health Care System: An Economist's Perspective.
September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017

Dr. Anne Dance (History)
Supervisor: Dr. John Sandlos
Research: An environmental history of remediation and reclamation in modern Canada
September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2017

Dr. Barbara de Moura Neves (Biology, Geography)
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Snelgrove (Biology), Dr. Evan Edinger (Geography)
Research: Invertebrate and fish biodiversity analysis
October 3, 2016 - April 7, 2017

Dr. Lindsey Mazurek (History; Classics)
HSS Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisors: Dr. Marica Cassis (History); Dr. Tana Allen (Classics)
Research: Embodying Isis: Sculpture, Architecture, and Religious Experience in Greek Sanctuaries to the Egyptian Gods
September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017

Dr. Erica Oberndorfer (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences / Labrador Institute)
Labrador Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
Supervisor: Dr. Tom Gordon (Emeritus, Music)
Research: "Tell them about our plants": the Makkovik Plant Book
November 7, 2016 - November 3, 2017

Dr. Delphine Rocklin (Geography)
Supervisor: Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee
Research: Small-scale fisheries of the world: Global Synthesis and Knowledge Mobilization
March 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017

Dr. Halina Sapeha (Economics)
Public Engagement Postdoctoral Fellowship
Supervisor: Dr. Tony Fang
Research: Retention and Integration of Immigrants in Newfoundland and Labrador
February 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Dr. Elise Thorburn (Sociology, Psychology)
Supervisors: Dr. Barb Neis (Sociology), Dr. Julie Gosselin (Psychology)
Research: Work Scheduling, Algorithmic Shifts and Work-Family Balance Amongst Mobile Workers in Canada
October 3, 2016 - December 30, 2016

2015-2016

Dr. Brent Bellamy (English)
Funding: SSHRC
Supervisor: Dr. Danine Farquharson
Research: U.S. decline in post-apocalypic novels

Dr. Tanya Marieanne Brown (Geography)
Funding: ArticNet
Supervisor: Dr. Trevor Bell
Research: Integrated Regional Impact Study of the eastern Canadian Arctic

Dr. Anne Dance (History, Geography)
Funding: SSHRC
Supervisor: Dr. John Sandlos & Dr. Arn Keeling
Research: An environmental history of remediation and reclamation in modern Canada

Dr. Christina Doonan (Gender Studies)
Funding: Faculty of Arts
Supervisor: Dr. Sonja Boon
Research: Breastfeeding policy in Newfoundland

Dr. Neha Gupta (Geography)
Funding: SSHRC
Supervisor: Dr. Rodolphe Devillers
Research: Developing a geographic visualization platform to examine change over time.

Dr. Michael Connors Jackman (Sociology)
Funding: ISER
Supervisor: Dr. Ailsa Craig
Research: From Dangerous Sexuality to Homonationalism: Investigating Changing Attitudes towards Sexual Minorities in St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1969-2016

Dr. Danika Kleiber (Geography)
Funding: SSHRC
Supervisor: Dr. Ratana Chuenpagdee
Research: Developing transdisciplinary curriculum on small-scale fisheries

Dr. Mark Leeming (Geography)
Funding: SSHRC
Supervisor: Dr. Dean Bavington
Research: The intellectual history of environmentalism and radical environmental ethics in Canada.

Dr. Heather Stanley (History, Medicine)
Funding: Faculty of Arts
Supervisor: Dr. Jim Connor
Research: Maternal Darkness: Postpartum Depression in Contemporary English Canada, 1950-2010

2014-2015

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

Dr. Mark Turner (English)
Funded by grants to Dr. Golfman and Dr. Gordon
Supervised by Dr. Noreen Golfman and Dr. Tom Gordon

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

Dr. Lindsay Bell (Geography)
Funded by 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 secto

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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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

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