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Graduate Student Awards

Congratulations to Man Xu, Recipient of Doctoral Fellowship from The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

Congratulations to Man Xu, who recently received a Doctoral Fellowship from The Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. The fellowship offers financial support to doctoral candidates enrolled in an accredited university in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, or South America for writing dissertations in the field of Chinese Studies in the humanities … Read More

Congratulations to Five PhD Students Receiving SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships

Five PhD students received SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships this year. The SSHRC Doctoral Fellowships support high-calibre students engaged in doctoral programs in the social sciences and humanities. This support allows scholars to fully focus on their doctoral studies, to seek out the best research mentors in their chosen fields, and to contribute to the Canadian research … Read More

Congratulations to Sara Hormozinejad, Recipient of Harney Graduate Research Fellowship in Ethnic, Immigration, and Pluralism Studies for 2022-2023

Congratulations to Sara Hormozinejad, second year PhD student in sociology, for receiving the R.F. Harney Graduate Research Fellowship in Ethnic, Immigration, and Pluralism Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Policy. The Harney Fellowship offers funding to advanced graduate students conducting research in areas related to citizenship, migration, and diversity. Under the supervision … Read More

Congratulations to Four PhD Students Receiving Canadian Graduate Scholarships (CGS-D)

Congratulations to Four PhD Students Receiving Canadian Graduate Scholarships (CGS-D). The program supports and promotes research excellence in a wide variety of disciplines and broad fields of health, natural sciences and engineering, and the social sciences and humanities, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. This support allows scholars to fully concentrate on their doctoral studies, to … Read More

Congratulations to Noga Keidar and Youngrong Lee, recipients of the 2022 Dennis William Magill Canada Research Award

Congratulations to Noga Keidar and Youngrong Lee, winners of the 2022 Dennis William Magill Canada Research Award. The award is given annually for a paper or dissertation of exceptional merit that deals with a sociological aspect of Canadian Society. Noga’s dissertation “The Making of Urban Knowledge: Ideas, Cities, and Gurus” explores the knowledge making process … Read More

Congratulations to Cinthya Guzman for winning the University’s TA Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to Cinthya Guzman for winning the University’s TA Teaching Excellence Award. This university-wide award recognizes TAs who regularly inspire and challenge undergraduate students. Cinthya is a PhD candidate of Sociology at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on sociological theory, culture, and gender.

Congratulations to PhD Student Mircea Gherghina for Receiving a Climate Positive Energy Initiative Graduate Scholarship (2022-2023)

Congratulations to PhD student Mircea Gherghina, who recently received a Climate Positive Energy Initiative Graduate Scholarship (2022-2023) from the University of Toronto. The scholarship supports students who are active in “re-envisioning and transforming our energy systems and achieving carbon negative emissions.” Mircea is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of … Read More

Congratulations to Marie-Lise Drapeau-Bisson, recipient of a postdoctoral SSHRC Grant

Marie-Lise Drapeau-Bisson, PhD Student at the University of Toronto, recently received a postdoctoral SSHRC Grant for her project “Books and Unusual Archives: An Analysis of Intimate Feminist Memory Work in Québec”, supervised and hosted by Ann Cvetkovich at the Pauline Jewett Institute for Women and Gender Studies at Carleton. The postdoctoral research project extends her … Read More

Congratulations to Fernando Calderón Figueroa, recipient of the 2021 Blanche and Sandy Van Ginkel Graduate Fellowship in Municipal Finance and Governance

Congratulations to Fernando Calderón Figueroa who was awarded the 2021 Blanche and Sandy Van Ginkel Graduate Fellowship in Municipal Finance and Governance from the Institute of Municipal Finance and Governance in the Munk School of Global affairs and Public Policy. Fernando is a PhD candidate at the Department of Sociology with research interests in the relationship … Read More

Congratulations to graduate students receiving SSHRC fellowships

This year, eight of our PhD students received funding from SSHRC. This funding will provide them with support for one to four years. Although all students in the University of Toronto graduate programs have a guaranteed funding package, receiving a SSHRC fellowship provides additional funding and allows them reduce the number of hours devoted to … Read More

Congratulations to Franklynn Bartol, winner of the Outstanding Graduating Sociology Student, MA Award

Congratulations to Franklynn Bartol, winner of the Outstanding Graduating Sociology Student, MA Award! This award was created by the Canadian Sociological Association in 2013 to help Sociology Departments recognize their top graduating students. As a first-year PhD student in the University of Toronto’s Sociology Department, Franklynn is an active member of the research community and … Read More

Congratulations to Professor Patricia Louie, winner of the Outstanding Graduating Sociology Student, PhD Award

  Congratulations to Professor Patricia Louie, winner of this year’s Outstanding Graduating Sociology Student, PhD Award! This award was created by the Canadian Sociological Association in 2013 to help Sociology Departments recognize their top graduating students. During her time at the University of Toronto, Professor Louie made significant contributions to the research community. She published … Read More

Congratulations to Natalie Adamyk, winner of Best Student Paper award from the Canadian Sociology Association

Congratulations to Natalie Adamyk, winner of the Best Student Paper award from the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA)! This award is given to the graduate student whose paper, presented at the Annual CSA Conference, is judged to be the best among those received for adjudication. Natalie’s paper is titled, “ ‘You can transfer skills you’ve gained … Read More

Congratulations to PhD student Dana Wray, recipient of the 2021 Dennis William Magill Canada Research Award

Congratulations to PhD student Dana Wray, winner of the 2021 Dennis William Magill Canada Research Award. The award is awarded annually for a paper or dissertation of exceptional merit that deals with a sociological aspect of Canadian Society. Preference is given for work that deals with macro-sociological topics.   Dana’s paper “Paternity Leave and Fathers’ … Read More

PhD student Anson Au elected a Full Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

PhD student Anson Au was nominated and elected as a Full Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Founded in 1823, the Royal Asiatic Society recognizes distinguished scholars in the fields of history, languages, cultures and religions of Asia. Fellows of the Royal Asiatic Society gain access to the society’s resources … Read More

Congratulations to Taylor Price, recipient of the 2020 Daniel G. Hill Prize for Best Graduate Paper in Sociology

PhD student Taylor Price recently won the 2020 Daniel G. Hill Prize for Best Graduate Paper in Sociology. This award is presented annually to an Ontario resident graduate student and is chosen on the basis of the quality of a paper published between July and June of the award year. Taylor received the award for … Read More

Ph.D student Kayla Preston named C. David Naylor Fellow at the University of Toronto

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Kayla Preston, who was recently named a C. David Naylor Fellow. The Naylor Fellowships support exceptional students who come to U of T from an Atlantic Canada university. The fellowship is in honour of U of T’s 15th president, David Naylor, a leading voice for the importance of Canadian research who is presently … Read More

Ph.D. student Jillian Sunderland receives the Barbara Frum Memorial Award in Canadian Scholarship

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Jillian Sunderland, who recently received the Barbara Frum Memorial Award in Canadian Scholarship. This competitive award is given to academically excellent Master’s and PhD students undertaking research related to Canada. Jillian is currently enrolled in her second year of Ph.D. studies in Sociology at the University of Toronto and was just awarded the SSHRC Bombardier Scholarship.  After … Read More

Ph.D. student Eduardo Gutierrez Cornelius receives the Faculty of Arts and Science Doctoral Excellence Scholarship

Congratulations to Ph.D. student Eduardo Gutierrez Cornelius, who recently received the Faculty of Arts and Science Doctoral Excellence Scholarship. This award recognizes an academically excellent student who has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization and has demonstrated leadership potential.  Recipients of this award must show originality and significance in their body of work within their fields of research, … Read More

Congratulations to PhD student Eduardo Gutierrez Cornelius, recipient of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Congratulations to Phd student Eduardo Gutierrez Cornelius, who recently learned that he was awarded one of the 2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships! Vanier Canada Scholarships are among the most prestigious scholarships available to graduate students studying in Canadian institutions. Vanier scholars are chosen based on their academic excellence, research potential and leadership potential and demonstrated … Read More