Alumni

Since 2008, the Canada Program has granted more than $400,000 in thesis and dissertation research funding to Harvard students—both graduate and undergraduate—representing the College and other schools across the University. Students receiving support, known as Canada Research Fellows, are engaged in research concerning government, law, sociology, history, music, education, public health, and urban design.

2008–2009

Maria Banda, Harvard Law School
Understanding the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) and the Evolution, Interpretation, and Implementation of R2P

Efrat Arbel, Harvard Law School
Contested Belonging: Sovereignty, Identity, and National Membership in Aboriginal, Prisoner, and Refugee Law

Lydia Nan Bean, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
Evangelical Churches as Sites of Political Socialization in Canada and the United States

Jeffrey Denis, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
Canadian Apartheid: The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal-Non-Aboriginal Boundaries and Bridges

Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
Bridging Social Capital Between Immigrants and Long-time Residents in Canada

Hillary Kaell, Department of History, Harvard University
Universal Christian and Localized Identity: How Pilgrimage to the Holy Land Acts as Transformative Experience

David Lynch, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
Analogies and Attitudes Toward Sovereignty in Quebec

Shelagh McCartney, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Transnational and National Migration, Remittances and Urbanization in Canada and Urbanisms of the Informal in Mumbai, Lagos, and Manila

Daniel Nadler, Department of Government, Harvard University
Education Public Policy: Canada and the United States in Comparative Perspective

Tiffanie Ting, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
Art Museums in Canada: Constructing Culture and Identity with Community

Matthieu Bouchard, The College, Harvard University

Elizabeth Powers, The College, Harvard University
Immigrant Communities in Toronto


2009–2010

Efrat Arbel, Harvard Law School

Suzanna Challen, Department of Government, Harvard University
Immigration Policy: the United States, Canada, and Australia

Victor Tan Chen, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
United States and Canada Social Policy

Jeffrey Denis, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

Shelagh McCartney, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Tiffanie Ting, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University


2010–2011

Efrat Arbel, Harvard Law School

Paul Cruickshank, The Department of the History of Science, Harvard University

Martha Ferede, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Daniel Nadler, Department of Government, Harvard University

Vanessa Ogle, Department of History, Harvard University
Transformation of Time During Early Globalization and Canada's Adoption of Standard Time

Tiffanie Ting, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University


2011–2012

Shehnaz Alidina, Harvard School of Public Health
Health Care Delivery Organizations: Canada and the United States

Efrat Arbel, Harvard Law School

Martha Ferede, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Jennifer Langlais, Harvard Law School
Managing Diversity in Wartime Canada and the United States

Daniel Nadler, Department of Government, Harvard University
Canadian and United States Models of Federalism

Asher Orkaby, Department of Government, Harvard University

Steffen Rimner, Department of History, Harvard University
International Organizations, International Protest; European-East Asian and Canadian-American-East Asian Relations and Their History

Joshua Specht, Department of History, Harvard University
Transnational Trade: The United States and Canada

Tiffanie Ting, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Christine Hu, The College, Harvard University
Quebecois Sports Culture

Casra LaBelle, The College, Harvard University
The Role of Markets and Institutions in Canada's Relative Stability During and After Global Monetary Crises

Clare Miller, The College, Harvard University
Influence/Interplay Between National Parks in the United States and Canada, and Gateway Communities


2012–2013

Aliki Economides, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Twentieth-century Architectural Practice and Pedagogy; Ornament; Representation; French-Canadian National Identity

Martha Ferede, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University
It Takes a University: The Social and Academic Integration and Experiences of Refugee Youth in Canada

Steven J. Hoffman, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University
Global Health Decision Making and International Strategies for Addressing Global Health Threats; and Inequalities and Human Rights

John Hulsey, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University
Contemporary Art and Tactical Reclamations of Space

Lucille Mok, Department of Music, Harvard University
The Arts and National Identity; Recording Technology; and Musical Portrayals of Landscape and the North

Kimberly Pernell, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
The Development of Banking Regulation in the United States, Canada, and Spain

Faaiza Rashid, Department of Sociology, Harvard University
Interpersonal Dynamics of Multi-Disciplinary, Cross-Cultural Groups and Their Consequences for Individual and Collective Outcomes

Noah Guiney, The College, Harvard University
The Relationship Between Popular Music and Cultural Identity Formation in the Iranian Diaspora

Joanne Wong, The College, Harvard University
The Effect of Gentrification on Immigrant Settlement Patterns in the Greater Toronto Area