Fredericton Faculty of Arts

Dr. Gary Waite receives inaugural research excellence award

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: December 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM AST

Category: Spotlight , Research , Faculty , Arts , Departmental


Dr. Gary Waite, Professor of History, received the inaugural University of New Brunswick Award for Excellence in Research at UNB’s 64th Convocation held October 18th, 2018.This new award promotes and celebrates intellectual inquiry and discovery. Initiated by a gift from Dr. Friedrich (Fritz) Grein, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, the UNB Award for Excellence in Research honours faculty for their “outstanding research, scholarly, or creative achievements at the University of New...

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Anthropology Graduate Students

Tabatha Armstrong

Posted: September 4, 2018 12:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Student , Departmental , Arts , Research


Emma Andrews (BA, UNB) Supervisor: Dr. Melanie Wiber Emma’s MA project is focused on tidal power development in the Bay of Fundy. Her research thus far has focused on the sustainability discourse, the impacts of tidal power, the environmental assessment process and frameworks for public participation. She conducted a policy gap analysis regarding the permitting process for in-stream tidal energy conversion installations in Canada and the United States. Her work will examine risk...

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Say Hello to Dr Stefanie Kennedy

Fredericton Arts

Posted: August 22, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Spotlight , Faculty , Departmental , News , Research , Arts


Dr. Stefanie Kennedy, Assistant Professor in History Dr. Stefanie Kennedy is joining our History Department from the University of Toronto. Her main research areas include Caribbean and Atlantic World History; History of Slavery; History of Disability. So far her favourite part of Fredericton is the Boyce Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. In her spare time you might catch her doing some nifty needle felting of feminist-themed tea cozies!She is currently working on a digital humanities...

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Meet Dr David Hofmann

Fredericton Arts

Posted: August 16, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Departmental , Spotlight , Research , Faculty


Meet Dr. David Hofmann, Assistant Professor in Sociology BIO & RESEARCH AREAS Dr. David Hofmann is joining UNB from the State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic in Utica, NY where he was an assistant professor of sociology/criminology. His main research interests include terrorism and political violence, charismatic leadership, right-wing extremism, apocalyptical and millenarian groups, and criminal & illicit networks. When he's not busy delving into these topics he is an avid...

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Visiting McCain Scholar Chen-Fen Chen studies elder care and migrant care-givers

Fredericton Arts

Posted: April 7, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: News , Departmental , Research , Faculty


Dr. Chen-Fen Chen is a Harrison McCain Foundation Visiting Professor here at UNB. Dr. Chen is from Taiwan, where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Welfare, at the Chinese Culture University. She is also the President of the Taiwanese Association of Family Caregivers. Camille Coulombe chatted with her about her research in care-giving in February.  How has your stay at UNB been so far? It's been pretty good! Although your weather is very different! In Taiwan, we don't...

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Arts Research Abroad Dr Derek Johnston discusses haunting horror and broadcasting during his visit to UNB

Fredericton Arts

Posted: February 8, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Other , Spotlight , Research , Arts , News


Derek Johnston, a Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Visitorship Fellow from Queen’s University in Belfast (QUB), Northern Ireland spent some time visiting UNB and Toronto. While in Canada, Dr. Johnston is continuing his research on seasonal broadcasting of horror and supernatural genres. Read this brief interview to learn more about the specifics Dr. Johnston's research and visit to UNB Fredericton. What kind of research were you doing in New Brunswick and Canada? In New Brunswick I was mostly...

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Becoming a Historian Jessica s Experience as an Arts Intern

Fredericton Arts

Posted: December 3, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Arts , Other , Research , Spotlight , Student


"The only way to drive ourselves forward is by looking in the rear-view mirror and guessing the best course to take." – Mark Damen Hello Everyone! This will be the first of many future blog posts where I will be sharing my experiences as an Arts Intern at The Milton F. Gregg Center for the Study of War and Society at UNB. This blog series will include reflections on my many adventures at Gregg Centre events as well as comments on my discoveries doing research in the archives, special...

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Arts Research Abroad Irish Historian Dr Peter Gray visits UNB

Fredericton Arts

Posted: November 12, 2015 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: News , Arts , Spotlight , Research , Faculty


The Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Visitorship Award enables researchers to expand their projects internationally by supporting exchanges between the University of New Brunswick and Queen's University Belfast (QUB). Dr. Peter Gray, Professor of Modern Irish History at QUB, recently visited UNB to continue his research on the impacts of The Great Famine. Dr. Gray shared some thoughts on his research and exchange before heading back to Ireland. Can you provide some background on how you became a...

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Arts Research Abroad Eaton Visitorship takes Dr Joanne Wright to Queen s University Belfast

Fredericton Arts

Posted: October 5, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Research , Spotlight , Arts , Faculty , News


Dr. Joanne Wright, Professor of Political Science & Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts, is a recipient of the Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Visitorship Award. This Visitorship has taken her across the ocean to Queen's University Belfast (QUB), Northern Ireland. Read this brief interview to learn more about the specifics of Dr. Wright's research projects and why Northern Ireland and New Brunswick offer a compelling comparison for the study of reproductive rights and abortion politics. Please...

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