Selected Awards & Achievements

Tri-Council Grants Received

UW/SSHRC Explore Grant

2019 Stealing Home: Settler Identity, National Myth Making, and Baseball as America $6,938

Social Sciences and the Humanities Research Council, Connection Grant

2017 Speaking Fruit: Art, Activism & Migrant Justice from a Mobile Fruit Stand $49,950

University of Waterloo Research Office – SSHRC Matching Funds

2017 Speaking Fruit: Art, Activism & Migrant Justice from a Mobile Fruit Stand $10,000

University of Waterloo Faculty of Arts – SSHRC Matching Funds

2017 Speaking Fruit: Art, Activism & Migrant Justice from a Mobile Fruit Stand $3,000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Doctoral Fellowship

2012 Unsettling Movements: Decolonizing Non-Indigenous Radical Struggles $20,000

 

Tri-Council Grants Applied

Social Sciences and the Humanities Research Council, Connection

2019 Imagining Abolitionist and Decolonizing Futures. $49,452, Pending Adjudication.

Tri-Council Grants Unsuccessful

Social Sciences and the Humanities Research Council, IDG

2019 Stealing Home: Settler Identity, National Myth-Making, and Baseball as America $63,730

2018 Home Field Advantage: Settler Colonialism, Nationalism and Baseball $59,590

Other External Grants

Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2011-2015* Unsettling Movements: Decolonizing Non-Indigenous Radical Struggles $15,000.

*declined in 2012

Internal Grants

Renison Research Grant

2019 Abolition Social Work. $1,988

2019 Kabechenong//Humber: Memorializing and Disrupting the Canadian National Myth Along the Banks of the Humber River. $2,000

2018 Home Field Advantage: Settler Colonialism, Nationalism and Baseball as a site of political contestation. $1,825

2017 The Settler Colonialism of Social Work and the Social Work of Settler Colonialism. $1,890

2016 A Field of Dreamers: Place, Space, and Belonging in Toronto’s Recreational Softball Leagues – An Ethnography. $1,995

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Field Work Fellowship – York University

2013 Unsettling Movements: Decolonizing Non-Indigenous Radical Struggles. $3,750

Rosemarie Abella Scholarship for Studies in Equity – York University

2014 Unsettling Movements: Decolonizing Non-Indigenous Radical Struggles. $5,000

Tzu Chi Buddhist Award for Social Justice – University of Toronto

2005 Regent Park is Our Fallujah’: Constructing an Activist Praxis Within Local Contestations of War & Globalization in Toronto. $2,500

Dr. Ann Goldberg Bergman Academic Excellence and Leadership Award – University of Toronto

2004 Regent Park is Our Fallujah’: Constructing an Activist Praxis Within Local Contestations of War & Globalization in Toronto. $1,500

J.R. Coutts Students Without Borders International Volunteer Award -University of Waterloo

2002. $2,500

Kerr-Ostrander Leadership in the Public Interest Award – University of Waterloo

2002. $2,500

Community Grants & Awards

Canadian Heritage: Youth Engagement & Leadership Grant

2007 – 2009 For Grassroots Youth Collaborative to develop a series of educational workshops, research roundtables, a major forum and video production to support racialized and marginalized youth’s ability to influence and develop policy that impacts their day-to-day lives. $250,000

Lawson Foundation: Community Leadership and Capacity Building

2007 – 2009 For the Grassroots Youth Collaborative to support training and cross-city consultations with similar groups in NYC and Vancouver, build membership base of youth-led network in Toronto, Ontario. $339,000

Ontario Roots of Youth Violence Secretariat – Research Grant

2007 For the Grassroots Youth Collaborative to conduct research to develop policy solutions to the root causes of youth violence in Ontario. $45,565

Ontario Trillium Foundation – Community Engagement Grant

2006 – 2008 For the Grassroots Youth Collaborative to ensure core staff funding for youth-led network of grassroots organizations in the city of Toronto. $225,000

SSHRC – Canadian Review of Social Policy

2004 For the Canadian Review of Social Policy to maintain staff and expand publication capacity (including online publication) of the academic journal. $91,670

Academic Distinctions and Teaching Awards

Ian Greene Teaching Award – York University

2012 Student Council of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (SCOLAPS), York University

Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award – University of Toronto

2005 University of Toronto