Faculty of Social Science awarded more than $3-million in NSERC and SSHRC grants

September 22, 2017

The Faculty of Social Science has been awarded eight SSHRC Insight grants totaling more than $1.4 million, and six NSERC Discovery grants, totaling more than $1.6 million.


  • Lisa Hodgetts, Anthropology: Co-creating Inuvialuit Digital Archaeology and Heritage,
  • Rachel Margolis, Sociology: Aging Alone: Older Adults without Close Kin
  • Bill Fisher, Psychology, Testing an Elaborated Confluence Model of Personality, Pornography and Sexual Aggression
  • Jacek Malczewski, Geography, Spatial multicriteria analysis for land use planning: A Unified framework and Participatory Experiments
  • Salvador Navarro, Economics, Empirical methods for studying technical efficiency, productivity and competition
  • Ryan Stevenson, Psychology, Social competency and repetitive behaviours in autism: The role of impaired sensory processing
  • Todd Stinebrickner, Economics, Using unique longitudinal data to understand decisions and outcomes in the post-university period
  • Ananth Ramanarayanan, Economics, Imperfect commitment, Inflation, and Government Debt Maturity


  • Daniel Ansari, Psychology, Number symbols in the brain and mind
  • Blake Butler, Psychology, Structural and Functional Measures of Auditory Cortical Development
  • Melvyn Goodale, Psychology, The Visual Control of Grasping
  • Debra Jared, Psychology, Language and Conceptual Processing in Bilinguals
  • Ingrid Johnsrude, Psychology, Factors that facilitate perception of degraded and masked speech
  • Ryan Stevenson, Psychology, Development and Neuroplasticity of Multisensory Integration