RESEARCH GRANTS

External

2015-2018Primary Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant ($107 771) (co-investigators: Daniel Heidt and Adam Lajeunesse)
Project: Canadian-American Relations in the Cold War Arctic, 1946-72
2016-2017Primary Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Connection Grant ($48 424) (co-investigators: John Borrows, Penny Bryden, John English, Marcel Martel, and Martin Paquet)
Project: The Confederation Debates, 1865-1949.
2016-2017Primary Investigator, Department of National Defence Defence Engagement Program (DEP) Targeted Engagement Grant ($24 395)
Project: A Whole-of-Government/Comprehensive Approach to Defence, Security and Safety in the Arctic: Meeting Public Policy Challenges and Translating Theory into Practice
2014-2015University of Manitoba Libraries Archives & Special Collections, Dr. Andrew Taylor Northern Studies Award and Research Grant ($1500) (co-investigator: Daniel Heidt)
Project: Two Years Below the Horn book and website
2013Chanchlani India Policy Centre (CIPC) Policy Research Grant ($7500)
Project: India and the Arctic
2013Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation Grant ($4000)
Project: Operation Gauntlet book
2012-2013Primary Investigator, Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Research Grant ($30 000) (co-investigator: Dr. James Manicom)
Project: The Internationalization of the Arctic Council
2012-2013Primary Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Public Outreach Grant – Northern Communities ($24 265)
Project: The Canadian Rangers: A Living History
2012-2013Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation Grant ($26 000)
Project: Arctic Peoples and Security
2011-2015Co-project lead, ArcticNet Research Grant ($274 570) (co-lead: Dr. Rob Huebert; co-investigator Dr. Suzanne Lalonde)
Project: The Emerging Arctic Security Environment: External and Internal Dimensions
2010-2011Kitikmeot Inuit Association – Program Funding ($13 200) (partnership with Kitikmeot Heritage Society)
Project: Cambridge Bay/Ikaluktutiak: A Community-Based History
2010-2011Primary Investigator, SSHRC Research Development Grant ($24 700) (partnership with Kitikmeot Heritage Society)
Project: Cambridge Bay/Ikaluktutiak: A Community-Based History
2010-2011Co-investigator, ArcticNet Research Grant ($71 491) (primary applicant: Dr. Rob Huebert; co-investigator Dr. Suzanne Lalonde)
Project: The Emerging Arctic Security Environment: External and Internal Dimensions
2009-2010Primary Investigator, SSHRC Public Outreach Grant – Northern Communities
($40 248) (co-investigators: Dr. Rob Huebert and Dr. Suzanne Lalonde)
Project: Arctic Front, Arctic Homeland: Practicing Sovereignty and Security in the Canadian North
2009-2010Co-Investigator, SSHRC Research Development Initiatives Grant – Northern Communities ($52 249) (with Dr. Matthew Farish)
Project: Modernization and Social Science in the Cold War Canadian North
2009-2010Department of National Defence Security and Defence Forum Special Projects Grant ($4000) (with Capt. Tim Winegard)
Project: Canadian Forces Internal Security Operations and Aboriginal Lands
2006-2009Primary Investigator, SSHRC Public Outreach Grant – Northern Communities
($40 248) (co-investigators: Dr. Rob Huebert and Dr. Suzanne Lalonde)
Project: Arctic Front, Arctic Homeland: Practicing Sovereignty and Security in the Canadian North
2005-2007Co-Investigator, SSHRC Research Development Initiatives Grant – Northern Communities ($52 249) (with Dr. Matthew Farish)
Project: Modernization and Social Science in the Cold War Canadian North
2004-2005Arctic Institute of North America Research Grant ($5000) (with Dr. Matthew Farish)
Project: The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line: A Bibliography
1999-2003SSHRC Doctoral Research Grant ($66 800)
Project: Aboriginal Peoples and Military Lands

Internal

2016-2017St. Jerome’s University (SJU) Faculty Research Grant ($7440)
Project: A Comprehensive Approach to Security and Safety in the Arctic:
Meeting Public Policy Challenges and Translating Theory into Practice
2015-2016St. Jerome’s University (SJU) Faculty Research Grant ($7435)
Project: Dr. Andrew Taylor, Operation Tabarin, and the Struggle for Recognition
2014-2015St. Jerome’s University (SJU) Faculty Research Grant ($6800)
Project: Liminal Citizen-Soldiers: The 1916 Canadian Expeditionary Force Soldier Riots Reconsidered
2013-2014St. Jerome’s University (SJU) Faculty Research Grant ($6850)
Project: Operation Gauntlet: The Combined Operation against Spitsbergen, 1941
2012-2013SJU Faculty Research Grant ($6996)
Project: Securing Sovereignty: Canada and the Early Cold War Arctic, 1946-1955
2011-2012SJU Faculty Research Grant ($3700)
Project: The Joint Arctic Weather Stations: Sovereignty and Science in the High Arctic, 1947-1972
2011-2012SJU Faculty Research Grant ($2300)
Project: The Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy and the World Wars
2009-2012SJU Centre for Responsible Citizenship Research Grants ($12 900)
Project: Cambridge Bay (Ikaluktutiak): A Community-Based History.
2010-2011SJU Faculty Research Grant ($5371)
Project: A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North and Related Problems of the Law of the Sea
2008-2009SJU Faculty Research Grants ($6000)
Projects: Native Canadian and Indian Agent Responses to Conscription; Blockades or Breakthroughs? Aboriginal Peoples Confront the Canadian State, 1970-2007
2007-2008SJU Faculty Research Grants ($5595)
Projects: Custos Borealis: The Military in the Canadian North, 1899-2006; The Pacific Coast Militia Rangers: A History
2006-2007SJU Faculty Research Grant ($5180)
Project: The Cold War on Canadian Soil: An Environmental History
2006Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies ($2800)
Travel grants for Ranger research in Newfoundland, Labrador, and Quebec
2005-2006SJU Faculty Research Grant ($6000)
Project: The Canadian Rangers: A Living History
2004-2005SJU Faculty Research Grant ($4700)
Project: The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line: A Spatial History
2000Student Research Assistantship, University of Calgary Faculty of Humanities
Philology Research Group ($600)
Project: Kurt Meyer on Trial: A Documentary Record

Collaboration in Major Research Grants

2013-2016Co-investigator, SSHRC Insight Grant ($395 250) (primary applicant: Dr. Frédéric Lasserre)
Project: La politique et les intérêts de la Chine dans l'Arctique
2013-2020Collaborator, SSHRC Partnership Grant ($2 300 000) (primary applicant: Dr. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly)
Project: Borders in Globalization
2011-2016Co-investigator, Canadian Foundation for Innovation Major Collaborative Research Initiatives Grant ($2 500 000) (primary applicant: Dr. Chris Southcott)
Project: Resources and Sustainable Development in the Arctic (ReSDA)

Publication Grants

2016SJU Aid to Scholarly Publications Award ($1500)
Book: Two Years Below the Horn
2015SJU Aid to Scholarly Publications Award ($1550)
Book: Le Canada et la transformation de l’Arctique : Souveraineté, sécurité et intendance
2013Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS), Awards to Scholarly Publication Grant ($8000)
Book: Blockades or Breakthroughs?
2013SJU Aid to Scholarly Publications Award ($1500)
Book: Blockades or Breakthroughs?
2013FHSS Awards to Scholarly Publication Grant ($8000)
Book: A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North
2013SJU Aid to Scholarly Publications Award ($2000)
Book: A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North
2012FHSS Awards to Scholarly Publication Grant ($8000)
Book: The Canadian Rangers: A Living History
2012SJU Aid to Scholarly Publications Award ($2000)
Book: The Canadian Rangers: A Living History
2006Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada, Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme Grant ($7000)
Book: Battle Grounds

Conference Grants

2016Co-applicant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Connection Grant ($24,925) (primary applicant Dr. Heather Nicol) 
One Arctic? The United States and the Arctic Council, workshop hosted at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC.
2015Co-applicant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Connection Grant ($19,754) (primary applicant Dr. Stephen Bocking) 
Cold Science: Arctic Science in North America During the Cold War, 1945-1991, workshop hosted by the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Indigenous Studies (Trent University).
2015Primary applicant, SSHRC Connection Grant ($21,600)
Understanding Sovereignty and Security in the Circumpolar Arctic
2015Primary applicant, Balsillie School for International Affairs Major Workshop Grant ($8500) (awarded but declined)
Understanding Sovereignty and Security in the Circumpolar Arctic
2014Co-applicant, SSHRC Connection Grant ($14 000) (primary applicant: Dr. Heather Nicol)
Arctic Security Whole of Government Research Workshop, co-hosted by Trent University and the Canadian Defence Academy.

Scholarships

2001-2003Honorary Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship ($6300)
1999-2001Honorary Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship ($12 000)
2000-2001University of Calgary Fee Scholarship ($2000)
2000-2001Association for Canadian Studies Graduate Research Travel Scholarship ($2000)
1998-99Department of National Defence (SDF) M.A. Scholarship ($12 000)
1998-99The Chancellor Norford Graduate Scholarship, University of Calgary ($3000)
1998-99Graduate Thesis Travel Grant, University of Calgary
1998-99Graduate Research Scholarships, University of Calgary ($7840)
1998-99Province of Alberta Graduate Scholarship ($6200)
1998-99Faculty of Graduate Studies Scholarship, University of Calgary ($1000)
1998Canadian Battle of Normandy Foundation Study Tour bursary ($3500)
1993-98University of St. Jerome's College Academic Scholarships