24 September 2012

Over the past few weeks, we have received much news from our community. Here is a short summary:

  1. 2008 Trudeau fellow François Crépeau is appointed Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
  2. 2007 Trudeau scholar Alexander Aylett and 2006 Trudeau scholar Prateep Nayak are both recipients of the 2011-2012 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships
  3. Grégoire Webber, 2004 Trudeau scholar and President of the Trudeau Foundation Society, has been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the Department of Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science
  4. 2009 Trudeau scholar Simon Collard-Wexler has recently accepted a senior policy advisor position for NATO
  5. Two scholars have obtained assistant professorship: Christine Brabant (2006) at the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Andrée Boisselle (2008) will start an assistant professorship at the Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in January 2013
  6. Three scholars will pursue a post-doctorate: Sherri Brown (2007) at the University of California; Lindsey Richardson (2009) at the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia; and Jeremy Schmidt (2009) at the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University
  7. Three 2008 Trudeau Scholars have recently successfully defended their dissertations: Mark Mattner (political science, McGill University), Alberto Vergara Paniagua (political science, Université de Montréal) and William Tayeebwa (communication, Concordia University)
  8. You can now have access to the article “Revealing the Past – Breaking with Silence: The Yemenite Babies Affair and the Israeli Media” written by 2011 Trudeau scholar Claris Harbon
  9. 2006 Trudeau Scholar Jason Luckerhoff published, as requested by the magazine Paradigmas, a Spanish version of an article about the conflict between the scientific requirements of inductive methods and the institutional requirements for scientific research that has previously been published in French and in English (The Qualitative Report and Presses de l'Université du Québec)
  10. You can now visit the publications section of 2012 Trudeau scholar Gabrielle Bardall’s profile to get some links to different articles and publications that she has written or that concern her

François Crépeau

Professor Crepeau is a pioneer in international migration law, he champions foreigners’ rights in Canada and abroad, including Palestine and Guantanamo Bay.

2008 Fellows

Alex Aylett

Banting post-doctoral Fellow, Departement of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alex Aylett died of cancer on 23 July 2016. Named a Trudeau scholar in 2007, he is greatly missed by the Foundation community.

2007 Scholars

Prateep Nayak

Prateep is an Assistant Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo.

2006 Scholars

Grégoire Webber

Grégoire is legal affairs advisor to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

2004 Scholars

Simon Collard-Wexler

Simon is the First Secretary for Political Affairs at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York. He has worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, the International Policy Institute at King's College London, the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, and the Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California.

2009 Scholars

Christine Brabant

She is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Université de Montréal. Her current research deal with the reflexive governance of education through case studies such as homeschooling, alternative education, distance learning, aboriginal and hasidic schools.

2006 Scholars

Andrée Boisselle

Andrée is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Law at York University and a doctoral candidate at the University of Victoria.

2008 Scholars

Sherri Brown

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco

2007 Scholars

Lindsey Richardson

Lindsey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of British Columbia.

2009 Scholars

Jeremy Schmidt

Jeremy is an assistant professor of Human Geography at Durham University.

2009 Scholars

Mark Mattner

Project Manager Resource Governance, German Technical Cooperation (GIZ), Monrovia, Liberia

2008 Scholars

Alberto Vergara Paniagua

Alberto is a Banting Post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard University.

2008 Scholars

William Tayeebwa

Assistant Professor, Communication and Journalism, Makerere University, Uganda

2008 Scholars

Claris Harbon

Claris is focusing on how civil disobedience initiated by women can affect legislation

2011 Scholars

Gabrielle Bardall

She is an American student studying electoral violence in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa.

2012 Scholars