To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Canadian Studies, the School for the Study of Canada launched a new and exciting program to promote exchange of insight, knowledge and scholarship between Canada and the United States. Beginning in the fall of 2022-23, the School for the Study of Canada annually hosts a highly regarded American scholar in the role of Fulbright Research Chair. The Trent School for the Study of Canada’s Fulbright Research Chair will contribute to the development of research, talks and curriculum that is broad and far-reaching, interdisciplinary, and innovative.
Applications are now open for a Visiting Scholar in the 2024-25 academic year. For more information, visit the Fulbright website. Deadline to apply is September 15, 2023.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of The Wilson Foundation in assisting with the establishment of the Fulbright Research Chair at Trent University.
In 2022, we welcomed Dr. Elizabeth Elliot-Meisel to Trent University.
In 2023, we welcome Dr. Kellen Zale to Trent University.
Michael Hawes, Fulbright Canada
Canada - US Relations in a Complex and Uncertain World
Sept 27, 2022 7:00 pm
Bagnani Hall, BG101, Traill College
Dr. Michael Hawes is a professor of political science, a tireless advocate of international education, and a proud alumnus of the Fulbright program. He is President and CEO of the Foundation for Educational Exchange between Canada and the United States of America, a position that he assumed in September of 2001.
He has travelled broadly as a Research Chair and visiting Professor in a number of prestigious posts around the world. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from York University in Toronto, an M.A. in international affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, and a B.A.H in economics and history from the University of Toronto. He has published widely on foreign policy, political culture, international economic relations, and public diplomacy. He has also sat on a number of national advisory committees and on ministerial advisory boards and currently chairs the International Advisory Board of the Institute for Studies in International Development at McGill University, is the Chair of the Board of Directors at Canada World Youth, and a member of the Editorial Board at the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.
His most recent books include 1968 in Canada: A Year and its Legacies, University of Ottawa Press, 2021, co-edited with Andy Holman and Christopher Kirkey; Canadian Public Diplomacy, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, co-edited with Nicholas Cull; and, Canadian Foreign Policy in a Unipolar World, Oxford University Press, 2019, co-edited with Christopher Kirkey. He has been guest editor for several recent special issues of refereed journals, including the London Journal of Canadian Studies, featuring scholarly works on inclusion and diversity, which was released in 2019, and the American Review of Canadian Studies special issue on Canada, the United States, and Indigenous People, 49.2, 2019.
Hawes was awarded Honorary Doctorates from the State University of New York in 2016 and Vancouver Island University in 2018. In September of 2021 Dr. Hawes was appointed Senior Fellow at
Massey College in the University of Toronto.