Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Partner Engage Grant, 2017-2018: Exploring New Technologies for Research: The State and Social Movements in Canada ($24,780)
Child and Youth Refugee Research Coalition, 2017-2018: Provincial and Federal Refugee Settlement Funding Programs ($10,690)
Kule Institute for Advanced Studies CRAfT Grant, 2017-2018: Digital Research Archive ($15,000)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Grant, 2014-19: State Funding for Social Movements in Canada ($390,000).
Killam Cornerstone Grant, 2012-13: A History of Human Rights in Canada ($25,000).
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Standard Research Grant, 2010-13: The Rise and Fall of British Columbia’s Human Rights State, 1953 to 1984 ($58,000).
Canadian Human Rights Commission, 2011-12: The Evolution of Canadians’ Conceptions of Human Rights in the Twentieth Century ($40,000).
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences in Canada, 2008: The Sixties in Canada ($23,000).
Co-Investigator, SSHRC Partnerships Grant, 2016-2021 ($2,500,000):Using research to inform best practices for language, literacy, learning, social integration, and child and family wellbeing
Collaborator, SSHRC Partnerships Grant, 2015-2022 ($2,500,000): Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society
Distinctions and Awards
Royal Society of Canada, College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (2018)
Faculty of Arts Research Excellence Award (Associate Professor), University of Alberta (2017).
Finalist, Foreword Magazine Indies Awards (Social Sciences) for Human Rights in Canada (2017).
Federation for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Canada Prize, finalist (2016).
Canadian Historical Association, Clio Book Award (2015).
Canadian Law and Society Association Book Award, Honourable Mention (2015).
Canadian Political Science Association, Donald Smiley Book Award, shortlisted (2015).
University of Alberta, Faculty of Arts Research Award (2014).
Canadian Sociological Association, John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award (2009).
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (2007, 2010, 2014).
Institute for Social and Economic Research, Article Award (2003).
John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights (2010).
Canadian Heritage Information Network, AGORA Research Initiative (2008).
Canadian Heritage Information Network, Virtual Museum (2008).
Additional Research Grants and Awards
Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, Research Grant (2010).
Support for the Advancement of Scholarship (conference) (2010, 2008).
Killam Small Operating Grant (2009).
Killam Conference Grant (international) (2008).
Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, Workshop Grant (2008).
J.R. Smallwood Foundation Research Grant (2004).