Faculty and Student Successes
Every year our students and faculty win research awards and are honoured for their research achievements within and outside the Carleton University community. This page attempts to keep an ongoing public record of the notable achievements that have come to the department's attention each year.
2012 Notable Achievements
Adam Barrows was awarded the Carleton Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesTeaching Achievement Award.
Adam Barrows received the New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.
Brian Greenspan was co-recipient of the Best Paper Award at the 2012 Canadian Game Studies Association Symposium.
Priscilla L. Walton published her co-authored book (with Bruce Tucker): American Culture Transformed: Dialing 9/11, with Palgrave MacMillan, London.
Priscilla Walton’s book, co-authored with Sheryl Hamilton, Neil Gerlach and Rebecca Sullivan, won the 2011 Gertrude J. Robinson Award for Best Book in Communication.
Andrew Connolly was awarded an OGS for his doctoral work.
Christopher Doody was awarded an OGS for his doctoral work.
Matt Carroll was awarded a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship.
2011 Notable Achievements
Sarah Brouillette's book, Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace, was released in a new paperback edition.
Brian Greenspan won a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for his project "Utopian Media, Social Dreaming & the Digital Archive," 2011-14.
Brian Greenspan was co-applicant on the project "Heritage Passages: Bytown and the Rideau Canal," which received a Canadian Heritage Information Network Grant, 2011-12.
Stuart J. Murray (with Dave Holmes) was awarded a CIHR Open Operating Grant for his project “Solitary Space: Seclusion Rooms and the Ethics of Body and Place.”
Priscilla L. Walton directed the student-run American Studies conference, “Aesthetics of Renewal: Everything Old is New Again.” Walton won a SSHRC grant for the conference, which attracted over 200 registrants.
Eli MacLaren was awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011-13).
2010 Notable Achievement
Adam Barrows received the Modern Fiction Studies Margaret Church Memorial Prize
Sarah Brouillette was awarded a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for the project "Literature and the Creative Economy".
Sarah Brouillette was awarded a Leverhulme Visiting Research Fellowship for research in Scotland in 2011.
For the period 2010-14, Brian Greenspan is Principal Network Investigator for the Graphics, Animation and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND NCE).
Brian Greenspan received a SSHRC Research Development Initiative Grant for "An Augmented Browser Client for Integrated Physical and Virtual Library Research," 2010-12.
2009 Notable Achievements
The Department was awarded a Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Visiting Scholar. For more information, see the webpage for Visiting Scholars.
Donald Beecher has been honoured with the positions of Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of Bologna and Visiting Professor in the Department of English to be held during the fall term.
Barbara Leckie was awarded a FASS Research Achievement Award.
Franny Nudelman was awarded a SSHRC Standard Research Grant for the project " Anti-War Avant-Garde: Radical Documentary in the United States, 1945-1974."
Armand Ruffo won a 2009 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Award for work on the renowned Ojibway painter Norval Morrisseau.
Priscilla L. Walton became the elected President of the International Society for the Study of Narrative Literature.
Stephanie Lahey won a SSHRC CGS for three years to pursue a PhD.
Kyle Stewart (MA 2008) won an OGS.
Catherine Boivin won a SSHRC CGS for her forthcoming MA.
Angela Johnston won a SSHRC CGS for her forthcoming MA.
Anne O'Connor won a SSHRC CGS for her forthcoming MA.
2008-2009 Notable Achievements
Donald Beecher was named Chancellor Professor in July.
Sarah Phillips Casteel was awarded a John Charles Polanyi Research Award.
Collett Tracey was awarded a FASS teaching Award.
Ama Ede (PhD) won a SSHRC for two years.
David Cannon (PhD) won a SSHRC CGS for three years.
Thomas Laughlin (MA) won a SSHRC CGS for three years.
David Ritter (MA) won a SSHRC CGS for three years.
Cameron Anstee (MA) won an OGS.
Dale Tracey (MA) won an OGS.