Awards and honours

Please note: our record of awards and honours begins with the year 2000. For earlier records please contact soscrsc@uvic.ca

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Faculty of Social Sciences Awards

Faculty of Social Sciences Teaching Award

Recipient Department Year
Colette Smart Psychology 2018/19
CindyAnn Rose-Redwood Geography 2017/18
Erica Woodin Psychology 2016/17
Catherine Costigan Psychology 2015/16
Brian Starzomski Environmental Studies 2014/15
James Rowe Environmental Studies 2013/14
Janni Aragon Political Science 2012/13
April Nowell Anthropology 2011/12
Warren Magnusson Political Science 2010/11
Ian O'Connell Geography 2009/10
Kara Shaw Environmental Studies 2008/09
Quentin Mackie Anthropology 2007/08
Matt James Political Science 2006/07
Stephen Lindsay Psychology 2005/06
Martin Smith Psychology 2004/05
David Giles Economics 2002/03
Michael Webb Political Science 2001/02
David Lai Geography 2000/01

Faculty of Social Sciences Early Career Teaching Award

Recipient Department Year
Louise Chim Psychology 2018/19
Garry Gray Sociology 2017/18
Melissa Gauthier Anthropology 2016/17

Faculty of Social Sciences Research Excellence Award

Recipient Department Year
Bonnie Leadbeater Psychology 2018/19
Robert Gifford Psychology 2017/18
Tim Stockwell Psychology 2016/17
Oliver Schmidtke Political Science 2015/16
Michelle Bonner Political Science 2014/15
Kees Van Kooten Economics 2013/14
John Volpe Environmental Studies 2012/13
Trisalyn Nelson Geography 2011/12
Rob Walker Political Science 2011/12
Stuart MacDonald Psychology 2010/11
Avigail Eisenberg Political Science 2009/10
Malcom Rutherford Economics 2008/09
William Carroll Sociology 2007/08
James Tanaka Psychology 2006/07
Eric Roth Anthropology 2005/06
Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2004/05
Zheng Wu Sociology 2003/04
Michael Masson Psychology 2002/03
Neena Chappell Sociology 2001/02
Colin Bennett Political Science 2000/01

Distinguished Lansdowne Fellow

Recipient Department
Amy Verdun Political Science

Lansdowne Early-Career Scholar

Recipient Department
Natalie Ban Environmental Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences Early Career Research Excellence Award

Recipient Department Year
Randy Scharien Geography 2018/19
Simon Springer Geography 2017/18
Natalie Ban Environmental Studies 2016/17

Faculty of Social Sciences Community Outreach

Recipient Department Year
Catherine Costigan Psychology 2018/19
Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier Anthropology 2017/18
Aaron Devor Sociology 2016/17
Jim Tanaka Psychology 2015/16
Jutta Gutberlet Geography 2014/15
Valentin Schaefer Environmental Studies 2013/14
Becky Wigen Anthropology 2012/13
William Carroll Sociology 2011/12
Brenda Beckwith Environmental Studies 2010/11
Dennis Pilon Political Science 2009/10
Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2008/09
Holly Tuokko Psychology 2007/08
Ken Josephson Geography 2006/07
Bonnie Leadbeater Psychology 2005/06

University of Victoria awards

Award Recipient Department Year
Provost's Engaged Scholar Award Denise Cloutier Psychology 2019
Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision and Mentorship Brian Starzomski Environmental Studies 2018
Award for Excellence in Teaching in Experiential Learning Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier Anthropology 2018
Provost's Engaged Scholar Award Jim Tanaka Psychology 2018
Provost's Engaged Scholar Award Jutta Gutberlet Geography 2018
Craigdarroch Research Award - Gold Medal Neena Chappell Sociology 2017
Provost's Engaged Scholar Award Andrea Walsh Anthropology 2017
Provost's Engaged Scholar Award Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2017
REACH Award for Excellence in Knowledge Mobilization Jim Tanaka Psychology 2017
Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision and Mentorship Catherine Costigan Psychology 2016
Award for Excellence in Research-Inspired Teaching Jim Tanaka Psychology 2016
Award for Excellence in Teaching in Experiential Learning Erin McGuire Anthropology 2016
Provost's Engaged Scholar Award Bonnie Leadbeater Psychology 2015
Craigdarroch Award for Excellence in Knowledge Mobilization Ana Maria Peredo Environmental Studies (Gustavson School of Business at time of award) 2014
Craigdarroch Research Award - Gold Medal Jim Tully Political Science 2014
UVic Community Leadership Award Ana Maria Peredo Environmental Studies (Gustavson School of Business at time of award) 2013
Craigdarroch Award for Societal Contribution Eric Roth Anthropology 2011
Gilian Sherwin Alumni Award Andrew Wender Political Science 2011
Craigdarroch Award for Communicating Research Neena Chappell Sociology 2010
Craigdarroch Award for Societal Contribution Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2010
Gilian Sherwin Alumni Award Ranald Donaldson Anthropology 2010
Craigdarroch Research Award - Silver Medal Amy Verdun Political Science 2009
Craigdarroch Award for Communicating Research Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2008
Harry Hickman Alumni Award Michael Webb Political Science 2007
Craigdarroch Research Award - Gold Medal Nancy Turner Environmental Studies 2006
Harry Hickman Alumni Award Martin Smith Psychology 2005
Craigdarroch Award for Project Excellence Bonnie Leadbeater Psychology 2003
UVic Teaching Award David Lai Geography 2002
UVic Teaching Award Elsie Chan Sociology 2000

For additional honours, visit UVic's Honour Roll.

BC, national or international awards

Award Recipient Department Year
CPA Distinguished Contributions to Educations and Training in Psychology Catherine Costigan Psychology 2019
WDCAG The William C. Wonders Award for Scholarly Distinction Reuben Rose-Redwood Geography 2019
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Fellow Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2018
BCMA Award of Merit – Excellence in Community Engagement Brian Thom Anthropology 2018
SCB Early Career Conservationist Award Natalie Ban Environmental Studies 2018
NAN Ralph M. Reitan Award for Clinical Excellence Catherine Mateer Psychology 2018
Society of Ethnobiology Distinguished Ethobiologist Award Nancy Turner Environmental Studies 2018
CSBBCS Donald O. Hebb Distinguished Contribution Award Michael Masson Psychology 2018
Murray A. Newman Award for Excellence in Aquatic Research and Conservation Christ Darimont Geography 2018
Virginia Prince Transgender Pioneer Award Aaron Devor Sociology 2018
CUFA-BC Career Achievement Award Cecilia Benoit Environmental Studies 2018
European Community Studies Association-Canada Teaching Excellence Award Amy Verdun Political Science 2018
WDCAG The J. Alistair McVey Award for Teaching Excellence CindyAnn Rose-Redwood Geography 2017
CAUT Equity Award Aaron Devor Sociology 2017
Order of Canada Neena Chappell Sociology 2016
Royal Society of Canada - College of New Scholars, Artists & Scientists Clay Holroyd Psychology 2016
WDCAG The J. Alistair McVey Award for Teaching Excellence Cameron Owens Geography 2016
CUFA-BC Early in Career Award Chris Darimont Geography 2015
Trudeau Fellowship Nancy Turner Environmental Studies 2015
BC Community Achievement Award Bonnie Leadbeater Psychology 2014
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship Bonnie Leadbeater Psychology 2014
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2013
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship Neena Chappell Sociology 2013
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship Scott Hofer Psychology 2013
Royal Society of Canada - College of New Scholars, Artists & Scientists Stuart MacDonald Psychology 2013
Royal Society of Canada Fellowship Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2013
Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship Timothy Stockwell Psychology 2012
CIHR Betty Havens Award for Knowledge Translation Neena Chappell Sociology 2012
BC Community Achievement Award Cecilia Benoit Sociology 2010
Killam Prize Jim Tully Political Science 2010
CUFA-BC Career Achievement Award Neena Chappell Sociology 2004
Trudeau Fellowship Jim Tully Political Science 2003
CUFA-BC Academic of the Year Nancy Turner Environmental Studies 2002
Royal Society of Canada Fellowship Michael Asch Anthropology 2002
3M National Teaching Fellowship Marty Wall Psychology 2001
3M National Teaching Fellowship Aaron Devor Sociology 2000
Royal Society of Canada Fellowship Jim Tully Political Science 2000
Order of Canada Nancy Turner Environmental Studies 2009