Canada Research Chairs

The Canada Research Chairs Program invests up to $295 million per year to attract and retain some of the world’s most accomplished and promising minds. Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Jointly administered by

Bakker, Karen Jessica (Geography)
Canada Research Chair in Political Ecology

Bergmann, Luke (Geography)
Canada Research Chair in GIS, Geospatial Big Data and Digital Geohumanities

Braund, Susanna (Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies)
Canada Research Chair  in Latin Poetry and its Reception

Byers, Michael (Political Science)
Canada Research Chair in Global Politics and International Law

Chaudhry, Ayesha (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality & Social Justice)
Canada Research Chair in Religion, Law and Social Justice

Ghaziani, Amin (Sociology)
Canada Research Chair in Sexuality and Urban Studies

Hamlin, Kiley (Psychology)
Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychology

Hirsh, Elizabeth (Sociology)
Canada Research Chair in Law and Inequality

Hoppmann, Christiane (Psychology)
Canada Research Chair in Adult Development and Health

Hudson Kam, Carla (Linguistics)
Canada Research Chair in Language Acquisition

Jenkins, Carrie (Philosophy)
Canada Research Chair in Philosophy

Johnston, Richard (Political Science)
Canada Research Chair in Public Opinion, Elections, and Representation

Justice, Daniel (First Nations & Indigenous Studies)
Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Literature and Expressive Culture

Koppes, Michele (Geography)
Canada Research Chair in Landscapes of Climate Change

Kunz, Nadja (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Canada Research Chair in Mine Water Management and Stewardship

Laffin, Christina (Asian Studies)
Canada Research Chair in Premodern Japanese Literature & Culture

Lightfoot, Sheryl (First Nations & Indigenous Studies)
Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics

Muehlmann, Shaylih (Anthropology)
Canada Research Chair in Language, Culture, and the Environment

Peck, Jamie (Geography)
Canada Research Chair in Urban and Regional Political Economy

Pratt, Geraldine (Geography)
Canada Research Chair in Transnationalism and Precarious Labour

Ramankutty, Navin (School of Public Policy & Global Affairs)
Canada Research Chair in Global Environmental Change and Food Security

Schmader, Toni (Psychology)
Canada Research Chair in Social Psychology

Trebbi, Francesco (Vancouver School of Economics)
Canada Research Chair in Economics

Werker, Janet (Psychology)
Canada research Chair in Psychology

Wylie, Alison (Philosophy)
Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of the Social and Historical Sciences

Zhao, Jiaying (Psychology)
Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Sustainability