AWARDS AND HONOURS

Awards, Prizes, and Honours

2014-2017Honorary Lieutenant Colonel for 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
2015Alberta Book Publishing Awards: Scholarly and Academic Book Award for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939
2015Keith Matthews Award (Canadian Nautical Research Society) for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939
2015John Lyman Book Award (North American Society for Oceanic History) for Canadian Naval and Maritime History for A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939
2014-17Honorary Lieutenant Colonel for 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
2010University of Waterloo Arts in Academics Award
2008Donner Book Prize for best book on Canadian public policy ($35 000) for Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North with Ken Coates, Bill Morrison and Greg Poelzer
2005Journal of the Canadian Historical Association Prize ($150)
2004Honorary Canadian Ranger, Ross River patrol, Yukon
2002-2003Ralph Steinhauer Award of Excellence ($20 000)
2001-2002Ralph Steinhauer Award of Excellence ($20 000)
1999Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER), Memorial University of Newfoundland, Student Essay Prize ($150)
1998University of St. Jerome's College (affiliated with U of W) History Award
1997Department of National Defence Learning Award

Fellowships

2017-2018Killam Visiting Scholar (2017-18), Departments of History and Political Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta ($53 000)
2010Fulbright Scholar. Center of Canadian Studies, The School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. ($12 500)
Project: Sovereignties, Security and Stewardship: Canadian-American Relations and the Arctic
2008-2009Canadian International Council Research Fellow ($60 000)
Project: Arctic Front, Arctic Homeland: Re-evaluating Canada’s Past Record and Future Prospects in the Circumpolar North
2004-2006SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship ($75 056) (declined for tenure-track position)
2004-2005Department of National Defence (Security and Defence Forum) Postdoctoral Fellowship ($35 000) (declined for tenure-track position)
2003-2004Canada Research Chair (Native-Newcomer Relations) Post-Doctoral Fellowship
University of Saskatchewan ($35 000)
1999The Queen’s Fellowship, SSHRC ($5000)