Social Sciences Lansdowne Awards: Amy Verdun and Natalie Ban

(July 11, 2017) - The Faculty of Social Sciences is pleased to announce the names of Amy Verdun (political science) as the first Distinguished Lansdowne Fellow Award and Natalie Ban (environmental studies) as the first Lansdowne Early-Career Scholar Award.

The Distinguished Lansdowne Fellow Award is given to an established researcher in recognition of outstanding, internationally recognized contributions to scholarship in their area of expertise; and, the Lansdowne Early-Career Scholar Award is given to an early-career researcher who has demonstrated the promise of research excellence in their area of expertise. 

The Faculty of Social Sciences has established two Lansdowne awards to be made to internal candidates who are regular, full-time members in the research stream of the Faculty of Social Sciences. These awards are for three-year, nonrenewable terms and are supported through Lansdowne endowment funds made available to the Faculty of Social Sciences.