Hampton Fund Research Grants

Established Scholar Awards - September 2019

Fisher, Alexander (Music)
Sounding Religious Difference in the German Counter-Reformation (ca. 1580-1630)

New Faculty Awards - September 2019

Gelinas-Lemaire, Vincent (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
When Ruins Make the World: Contemporary Narratives and Testimonies of the Apocalypse

Ibrahim, Mohamed (Social Work)
“Nothing about Us without Us: the role of service users’ organizations in decolonizing mental health services in East Africa

Kia, Hannah (Social Work)
Building Social Work Practice with Trans and Gender Nonconforming (TGN) Populations

Lee, Barbara (Social Work)
Child maltreatment and the trajectory of adult well-being among ethno-racial communities: Results from the Canadian Health Survey

Lowe, Matthew (Vancouver School of Economics)
Now You See Me: The Returns to Visibility for Politicians

Mitchell, Tamara (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Noisy Narratives: Latin American Literary Soundscapes

Moon, Terry (Vancouver School of Economics)
Market Power and Corporate Investment

Soskuthy, Marton (Linguistics)
Structure and context in the evolution of speech sounds

Stickles, Elise (English Language and Literatures)
Transition and Expansion of the MetaNet Metaphor Identification and Analysis System

Thauberger, Althea (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Klosterdorf Holdfast

Troeung, Y-Dang (English Language and Literatures)
Refugee Lifeworlds: The Afterlife of the Cold War in Cambodia

New Faculty Awards - September 2018

Abrutyn, Seth (Sociology)
Examining the Normalization of Adolescent Suicide: A Qualitative Study of Suicide Clusters

Bailey, C.D. Alison (Asian Studies)
A Shield for a Pillow: A Cultural History of Filial Revenge in China

Bratiotis, Christiana (School of Social Work)
Identifying Goals for Multi-Disciplinary Community Interventions for Hoarding

Bullard, Julia (iSchool: Library, Archival and Information Studies)
Subject Access in the Contemporary Canadian context

Catungal, John Paul (Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice)
Making migrant worlds: organizing Filipinos in Vancouver BC

Daigle, Michelle (Geography)
Environmental Violence on Indigenous Lands and Bodies

Huddart Kennedy, Joanna Emily (Sociology)
Social Class and Environmentalism: Developing Measures of Beliefs, Preferences, Practices, and Impact

Jurkevics, Anna (Political Science)
Contested Territory: Hannah Arendt and the Politics of Non-Sovereignty

Keddie, G. Anthony (Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies)
A Labour History of Early Christianity

Kerns, Connor (Psychology)
Using cognitive interviewing to develop a measure of social exclusion in childhood

Khorakiwala, Ateya (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Landscapes of Development: Architectural and Infrastructural Experiments in India 1942 - 1975

Malakaj, Ervin (Central, Eastern, & Northern European Studies)
Queer Melodrama and Weimar Cultural Imagination

McGeough, Michelle (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
The Invention of the Indigiqueer

Moran, Patrick (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Poetics of Genre in Medieval French Literature: a Cognitive and Philological Investigation

Palombo, Daneila J. (Psychology)
Episodic Prospection and Decision Making

Pennefather, Patrick (Theatre & Film)
The design of spatial audio within virtual reality environments to increase immersion

Quinn, Ashley (School of Social Work)
Indigenous Culturally Responsive Child Protection Social Work Education

Rizzotti, Patrick (Theatre & Film)
Bridging Live Performance and Augmented / Mixed Reality

Silver, Erin (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Beyond Representation: Structuring Change in Canada's Art Worlds

Speller, Camilla (Anthropology)
Tracking the origins and impacts of active whaling through ancient biomolecules

Valencia Caicedo, Felipe (Vancouver School of Economics)
Trust Unraveled: The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War

Wong, Danielle (English Languages & Literature)
Inorganic Asian North American Lives

Established Scholar Awards - September 2017

Wang, Jessica (History)
Tropical Agriculture, Inter-Imperial Collusion, and American Empire, 1898-1930

New Faculty Awards - September 2017

Bayliss, Patrick (Vancouver School of Economics)
In whose backyard? Environmental improvements and inequity

Christopoulos, John (History)
Bodies of Crime in Early Modern Italy

Douglas, Jennifer (Library, Archival & Information Systems, School of)
Conceptualizing the archive as grief work: A new perspective on the Sylvia Plath archives

Elliott, Sinikka (Sociology)
Governing Food, Bodies, and Families in Canad and the U.S.

Huemoeller, Katharine (Classical, Near Eastern, & Religious Studies)
The Offspring Follows the Womb: Maternal Descent and Roman Slavery

Orell, Julia (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Visualities of Site, Region, and Empire in Mid-Imperial China

Pareles, Mo (English Language and Literatures)
Translating Purity: Jewish Law and the Making of Difference in Old English Literature

Pohl-Weary, Emily (Creative Writing Program)
Critical conversations in Writing for Young Adults

Sin, Nancy (Psychology)
Disentangling the influences of everyday positive events on emotions among younger versus older adults

Vellutini, Claudio (School of Music)
Entangled Histories: Opera and Cultural Networks between Vienna and the Italian States, 1815-1848

Walsh, Shannon (Theatre & Film)
Illusions of control: Documenting evolving ecologies in human disturbed landscapes

Williams, Ian (Creative Writing Program)
Literature, Media, and the Archives: From Material to Immaterial Cultures

Established Scholar Awards - September 2016

Li, Wei (Vancouver School of Economics)
Learning in local networks

MacKenzie, Scott (English)
“Dread of farther sufferings”: romanticism and the law of scarcity

New Faculty Awards - September 2016

Abdul-Mageed, Muhammad (Library, Archival & Information Studies)
Measuring well-being in Arabic social media

Casas Aguilar, Anna (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Transforming national identity: Regionalisms and the evolution of tourism in Spain, 1960-2016

Dempsey, Jessica Anne (Geography)
Woodland caribou at the intersection of political economy and extinction

Hunt, Sarah (First National Studies)
Living coastal law in everyday relations

Laurin, Kristin (Psychology)
A functional basis for rationalization and reactance

LeMoult, Joelle (Psychology)
Rumination: Understanding mechanisms and effects

Morton, David (History)
Housing and the imagination in Mozambique’s capital city, c. 1950 to the present

Qian, Yue (Sociology)
Is love blind? Gender differences in mate selection among online daters in Shanghai

Squires, Munir (Vancouver School of Economics)
Kinship taxation as disincentive to worker effort

Zhang, Gaoheng (French, Hispanic & Italian Studies)
Mobilities between Italy and China: Colonialism, exile, tourism, and migration

Established Scholar Awards - September 2015

Griffin, Michael (CNERS/Philosophy)
Measuring the effect of undergraduate coursework on citizenship skills and moral traits

Hacker, Katherine (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Architectural Restoration and Reconstruction in Post-earthquake Nepal: Visual Documentation for a Sustainable Rebuilding Plan for the Historic Town of Sankhu

James, Gareth (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
“a Tree”

Kreisel, Deanna (English)
Utopianism and Sustainability in Victorian Literature and Culture

Matthewson, Lisa (Linguistics)
Tense and Aspect in Children’s Bookreading Experiences

Turin, Mark (Anthropology/First Nations and Endangered Languages)
Heiltsuk Language and Culture Collaborative Documentation and Digitization Project

Weir, Lorraine (English Language & Literatures)
“Lha Uudit’in (We Never Give Up): An Oral History of the Tsilhqot’In Title Case

New Faculty Awards - September 2015

Bowers, Katherine (Central Eastern & Northern European Studies)
The Arctic in the Russian Imperial Imagination, 1700-1917

Corrigall-Brown, Catherine (Sociology)
Foundation for Social Change? How Charitable Funding Shapes the Environmental Movement

Farinha Luz, Vitor (Vancouver School of Economics)
Multidimensional private information in insurance markets

Fu, Qiang (Sociology)
Neighborhood Transformation: Property Rights, Governance and Associational Life in Urban China

McCasland, Jamie (Vancouver School of Economics)
Building a research program around firm growth, productivity, and private sector employment in low-income countries

Ostwald, Kai (Institute for Asian Research/Political Science)
Inter-ethnic Contact in Housing: How housing policy can shape inter-ethnic attitudes and behaviours in diverse societies

Poudrier, Eve (School of Music)
Temporal Multiplicity in the Works of Twenty Composers from Europs to America, 1900-1950

Rogall, Thorsten (Vancouver School of Economics)
Preparing for Genocide: Community Work in Rwanda

Salgirli, Saygin (Art History, Visual Art & Theory)
Multipurpose Architecture of the Early Ottoman Empire (1300-1450)

Szkup, Michal (Vancouver School of Economics)
Optimal provision of public information

Tworek, Heidi (History)
Keep US out of war: A digital history of foreign news in the United States, 1914-1917

Competition Awards - February 2015

Hamlin, Kiley (Psychology)
Do infant’s sociomoral evaluations predict individual differences in later sociomoral development?

Hudson Kam, Carla (Linguistics)
Exploring the Role of Input in the Development of Explanatory Preferences

Mawani, Renisa (Sociology)
Insect Jurisprudence

O’Brien, Heather (Library, Archival, and Informational Studies)
What Engages Information Seekers? Predicting User Engagement with Digital Libraries

Santos, Alessandra (French, Hispanic, & Italian Studies)
Yoruba Culture and Technology in Brazil

Thobani, Sunera (Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice)
Crossing the Seven Seas: South Asian Women’s Narratives of Migration, Exile and (Non)Survival

Weston, Darlene (Anthropology)
Ancient identities: body modification among the Stz’umius ancestors from the Salish Sea

Yoon, Florence (Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies)
Defining the Greek Herald