Department Research

Social Sciences Research Support Contacts

The Faculty of Social Sciences provides a wide variety of support to researchers in implementing their research agendas and creating collaborations and partnerships. This includes support for grant preparation, budgeting, knowledge mobilization, partnership development, and administration. To discuss your research, please contact: 

Jim Dunn

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Matt Wyman-McCarthy, PhD

Research Support Facilitator

L.R. Wilson Hall (LRW) 1806



Matt holds a PhD in History from McGill University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University and the University of New Hampshire. He works with faculty in the social sciences to develop research programs, identify funding opportunities, facilitate partnerships and collaboration, and craft grant applications. 

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Christine Hollins

Research Administration Analyst

L.R. Wilson Hall (LRW) 1806



With experience in preparing applications for a range of grants and awards both Tri-council and non Tri-Council, Chris can: manage the online grant application process (particularly for institutional and partnership grants); assist with preparation of academic curriculum vitae for various applications; and assist with preparation of budget and budget justifications.


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