The Corporation has granted two research travel scholarships in 2022:
Lauren Strumos, University of Ottawa
Lauren Strumos is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies at the University of Ottawa. She received her B.A. (Honours) in Religious Studies from Bishop’s University (2017) and her M.A. in Religious Studies from Queen’s University (2018). Drawing on theories of environmental and ecological justice, her research explores how religious and nonreligious settler activists conceptualize their opposition to an oil pipeline project in British Columbia. Lauren is an Ian H. Stewart Graduate Fellow (2021-2022) at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria, and the Student Caucus Leader for the Nonreligion in a Complex Future project.
Karell Rabin, Université de Montréal
Karell Rabin is an anthropologist and specialist in Arabic cultures who is pursuing a Ph.D. in religious studies at the Université de Montréal’s Institut d’Études Réligieuses. She is particularly interested in researching contemporary manifestations of notions such as the sacred and spirituality.