Faculty of Social Science

Faculty Honours and Awards

The Faculty of Social Science is home to many award winning and highly-distinguished academics, recognized for their research contributions and teaching ability. 

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The Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC): The Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada was established under an Act of Parliament in 1883 as Canada’s National Academy, the senior collegium of
distinguished scholars, artists and scientists in the country. 

Fellows of the Royal Society:

The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists represents the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada.

3M National Teachning Fellowship

The 3M National Teaching Fellowship is Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the university and college level.

University-level Awards

Faculty Scholars Award

Established in 2005, the Faculty Scholars Award recognizes significant recent scholarly achievements in teaching or research.

The Hellmuth Prizes for Achievement in Research

The Hellmuth Prizes for Achievement in Research recognizes and celebrates the research achievements of our most distinguished faculty members.

The Edward G. Pleva Award for Teaching

The Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching was established to recognize continuing members of full-time faculty.

The Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching was established to recognize a continuing member of full-time faculty who is appointed either as Limited Term or Probationary at Western or at an Affiliated University College.

The Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) Award for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching

The Vice-Provost (Academic Programs) Award for Excellence in Collaborative Teaching recognizes instructors whose exemplary collaborations in university teaching enhance student learning.