Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Research Award Winners

20 May 2020

Congratulations to our Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Summer Research Award Winners:

Teagan Cameron (Ann McDougall, supervisor). Project title: More than a Slave?  More than a Soldier?  Examining the Evolution of Slave Armies in the Early Modern Islamic World: Morocco and the Ottoman Empire in the 17th - 19th Centuries. 

Shelby Drozdowski (John Kitchen, supervisor). Project title: Far From Home: Victorian Funerary Rites on Polar Expeditions during the Age of Sail.

Rebecca Hicks (Shannon Stunden Bower, supervisor). Project title: An Aerial Alberta: the Socio-Economic Impacts of the Bush Plane Era

All three winners are enrolled in the BA Honors History Program (Rebecca is joint English/History).

Congratulations to Teagan, Shelby and Rebecca! We wish them a successful summer of research and look forward to the dissemination of their research results in the fall.

Roger S Smith Undergraduate Summer Research Awards  in the Faculty of Arts, funded in partnership with Killam. This award is intended to support independent research by undergraduate students working under the supervision of faculty members.  It enables undergraduate students to enrich their university experience by carrying out mentored, interdisciplinary research projects and creative activities.