Faculty of Public Affairs honours faculty and staff accomplishments

The Faculty of Public Affairs held their annual reception in honour of the accomplishments of Faculty and Staff in Public Affairs on April 16.

The inaugural Faculty Research Award went to Professor William Walters of the Department of Political Science for his significant research accomplishments in recent years. Prof. Waters has been at Carleton since 1999 and won the University Research Achievement Award in 2002, and a SSHRC grant in 2005. He has five articles and a book Governing Europe connected to this research program on “Rethinking Migration Politics” within the past two years.

Sandy Rochon, Administrator in the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was awarded the Staff Award of Excellence. The selection committee noted Sandy’s outstanding dedication to students. She is exemplary in her efforts to ensure that the 1200 students in the CCJ program receive the assistance they need. Her dedication is described as inspriational.

Teaching awards went to:

Professor Edward Jackson , School of Public Policy and Administration ,for connecting students to off-campus networks for their research and to help them start their career.

Professor Viildana Stanisic-Keller, from the Institute of European and Russian Area Studies, for student engagement and her use of diverse strategies to work with students and diverse learning style.

Professor Ira Wagaman, Journalism & Mass Communication, for mentoring students as if he has small classes when, in fact, he teaches very large classes and as an innovative teacher.

A special award went to Brenda Sutherland, Administrator in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. Brenda is retiring after 31 years and was honoured in recognition of her distinguished service, commitment, and loyalty to Carleton University and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

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