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Summary: Scholarly and Research Activity

April 2019

Academic Presentations

Tracey Raney and Cheryl Collier (presented by Tracey Raney). “Assessing Institutional Responses to Violence Against Women in Politics: A Comparison of Canada and the United Kingdom.”  Presented in session 30 Violence Against Political Actors: New Research Directions of the 47th ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops, Mons, Belgium: UCLouvain,  09-12 April 2019.

Daniel Rubenson and Christopher Dawes (NYU). “For club or country: A half million person group identity experiment.” Presented in the paper session Experimental Examinations of Identity at the annual meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago: Palmer House Hilton, 05 April 2019.

Daniel Rubenson and Andrew Eggers (University of Oxford). “Who votes more strategically? Evidence from Canada.” Presented in the paper session Strategic Voting at the annual meetings of the Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago: Palmer House Hilton, 06 April 2019.

Karen Ruddy.   “Writing Shame: Testimony, Silence, and the Politics of Witnessing in an Era of Feminist Digital Activism against Sexual Violence.” Presented at Sightlines: A Faculty Symposium, Toronto: York University, 25 April 2019.

John Shields.  “The Nonprofit Sector Workforce: Modest Reforms to Mitigate Precariousness.”  Presentation to the Senate Special Committee on the Charitable Sector.  Ottawa: Government of Canada, 01 April 2019.

Awards

Myer Siemiatycki is a recipient of the 2019 Career Achievement Award, which is awarded annual by the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) to recognize outstanding service to Ryerson University.

Wayne Petrozzi is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award, which is awarded annually by the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) to recognize outstanding service to Ryerson University.  The award will be presented at the May 2 RFA General Meeting.

Tracey Raney, with co-author Cheryl Collier (University of Windsor), were short-listed for the John McMenemy Prize which is awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association to the author(s) of the best paper published that year in the Canadian Journal of Political Science (CJPS).  Their article,  “Canada's Member-to-Member Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment in the House of Commons: Progress or Regress?" was published in CJPS 51:4 (December 2018): 795-815. See news item here.

Conference Participation

John Shields.  Chair.  “Urban Citizenship: Exploring the Sanctuary City Policies” at workshop Migration, Security, Surveillance and Resistance, organized by the Department of Criminology (Ryerson) and the School of Law (Queen Mary, University of London). Toronto, ON: Ryerson University, 01 April 2019.

Grants

Bryan Evans (Principal Investigator) has been awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant in the amount of $94,322 for the project “Policy Innovation Labs: The Evolution of Policy Capacity in Canadian Government.”

Publications - Published

Kathryn Barber and Duncan MacLellan. “Examining Open Data at the Urban Level: An Exploration of ‘Wellbeing Toronto’.” Journal of Urban Technology 26:1 (February 2019): 107-121. [Reported as forthcoming in January 2019 DIGEST]

Harald Bauder, Mehru Ali and John Shields.  “Introduction.” In Putting Family First: Migration and Integration in Canada, ed. Harald Bauder, 3-19. [reported as forthcoming in the November 2018 DIGEST]

Jessie Root, John Shields and Erika Gates-Gasse, “Neoliberalism and the Framing of Contemporary Canadian Immigration Policy” (Chapter 2).  In Putting Family First: Migration and Integration in Canada, ed. Harald Bauder, 45-66.  Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019, pp. 45-66.

John Shields and Omar Lujan.  “The Economic and Labour Market Dynamics of Family Settlement” (Chapter 11).  In  In Putting Family First: Migration and Integration in Canada, ed. Harald Bauder, 231-251.  Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019

John Shields, Maria Gintova, Sepali Guruge, Reena Tandon and Mia Hershkowitz.  “Settling on Services” (Chapter 12). In Putting Family First: Migration and Integration in Canada, ed. Harald Bauder, 252-277.  Vancouver: UBC Press, 2019.

John Shields et Omar Lujan.  Jeunes immigrants au Canada: une revue de littérature des défis d’établissement et de services des jeunes migrants Rapport de synthèse des connaissances. IWYS – Un projet de recherché et de mobilisation des connaissances sur les résultats d’établissement-services nexus. (Toronto: CERIS, 2019): 30 pp.

Adnan Türegün, Rupaleem Bhuyan, Nancy Mandell, John Shields. État de l’art de la recherche sur et des services pour les femmes, jeunes et aînés immigrants Rapport de synthèse des connaissances. IWYS – Un projet de recherché et de mobilisation des connaissances sur les résultats d’établissement-services nexus. (Toronto: CERIS, 2019): 59 pp.

David E. Smith.  “Whither the Senate at 150?” In Reflecting on Our Past and Embracing Our Future: A Senate Initiative for Canada, ed. Serge Joyal and Judith Seidmen, 494-508. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018.