2014 ARIA recipients

In 2014, 48 students from 21 departments and programs received Faculty of Arts Undergraduate Research Internship Awards.

Art History and Communication Studies

"Policy Advocacy Infrastructures Made Visible"

Katie Gilfilan, International Development Studies

Prof. Becky Lentz, Art History and Communication Studies

"Against the Flow: The Politics of the Line 9 Reversal"

Benjamin Poirier, Honours English

Prof. Darin Barney, Art History and Communication Studies


"Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on the Kitan/Liao pd. (ca. 3rd - 13th C)"

Katrina Hannah, History and Anthropology

Prof. Gwen Bennett, Anthropology

"Performative Divorce: Indian Jurisprudence of Unilateral Divorce"

Myra Sivaloganathan, Philosophy and Religion

Prof. Katherine Lemons, Anthropology

Biomedical Ethics Unit

"Signal, Safety and Success: An analysis of risk, benefit and translation after detection of clinical activity in drug development"

Tiger Zheng, Honours Philosophy

Prof. Jonathan Kimmelman, Biomedical Ethics Unit

East Asian Studies

"China Historical Archeological Database"

Tianyu Zhang, Philosophy

Prof. Jeffrey Moser, East Asian Studies


"Sustainable Development and the Impact of Mining in Panama: Scoping in Cobré"

Amanda Degray, Psychology

Prof. Franque Grimard, Economics

"Pattern recognition methods for identification of submarkets of the market for fine art, with reference to seventeenth century French painters"

Samuel Gregory, Economics

Prof. John Gailbraith, Economics

"Towards an Optimal Tax System: The role of labor income and bequest taxes"

Sean Maislin, Economics and Finance

Prof. Markus Poschke, Economics

"Economic Experiments on Social Preferences"

Mark Ouliaris, Economics

Prof. Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado, Economics

"Identifying Ambiguous Events from Behaviours"

Amanda Voon, Joint Honours Economics and Finance

Prof. Jian Li, Economics

"Changes in the Ability of Entrepreneurs Between two Cohorts"

Chloe Pei Qi Yap, Economics and Finance

Prof. Markus Poschke, Economics

"Game Theoretic Models of Cooperation and Conflict in Political Bargaining"

Bora Yongacoglu, Honours Economics

Prof. Rohan Dutta, Economics


"Late Victorian Social Realism and Editorial Strategies"

Caroline Boreham, Honours English

Prof. Tabitha Sparks, English

"The Letter of Dr Charles Burney 1784-1814"

Jennifer Mueller, Art History and International Development Studies

Prof. Peter Sabor, English

"Judging Copyright: Legal Pressures and Literary Activity in Canada"

Chantelle Van Wiltenburg, English

Prof. Eli MacLaren, English

"Stories Cookbooks Tell"

Erin Yanota, English

Prof. Nathalie Cooke, English


"Spices Along the Commodity Chain: Cooking up a Treat in Hanoi"

Katherine Cashman, Geography and Anthropology

Prof. Sarah Turner, Geography


"Educational Globalization and Cultural Diplomacy: Italian schools in Smyrna and Alexandria 1890-1930"

Francesca Bucchi, Political Science and History

Prof. Tassos Anastassiadis, History and Classical Studies

"The League Against Imperialism: Pre-war and Post-war Networks"

Disha Jani, History

Prof. Lorenz Lüthi, History

"Mapping Post- Mining Landscape Change in the Neotropics"

Bronwyn Lira Dyson, History

Prof. Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert, History

Institute for the Study of International Development/Faculty of Education

"Scouting and Guiding for Sustainable Development Agenda"

Nguyen Nhat-Tan, International Development Studies

Prof. Claudia Mitchell, Institute for the Study of International Development/Faculty of Education

Islamic Studies

"Oikonomia/Tadbir/Management: Towards a Genealogy of Government in Modern Iran"

Youcef Rahmani, Joint Honours Philosophy and Middle Eastern Studies

Prof. Setrag Manoukian, Islamic Studies


"Possession in Tzotzil Mayan"

Louisa Bielig, Linguistics

Prof. Jessica Coon, Linguistics

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

"Digging into Data - Global Currents: Cultures of Literary Networks, 1050-1900"

Fedor Karmanov, English

Prof. Andrew Piper, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures


"Axiomatic Characterizations of Analogies"

Bradley Miller

Prof. Dirk Schlimm, Philosophy

"Varieties of notations of symbolic logic"

Ariane Poisson, Honours Philosophy

Prof. Dirk Schlimm, Philosophy

"A Dual Process Theory of "Theory of Mind"

Daria Sleiman, Philosophy

Prof. Ian Gold, Philosophy

"Attending to Other Species' Vulnerability"

Agatha Slupek, Honours Philosophy

Prof. Natalie Stoljar, Philosophy

Political Science

"UNESCO Chair Dialogues on Sustainability: Sustainable Canada Initiatives (Environmental Canadian Policy)"

Rosine Faucher, Political Science

Prof. Richard Schultz, Political Science

"Explaining Divergent Outcomes in Recent Wave of Post-Communist Protests"

Jonathan Feist, Honours Political Science

Prof. Maria Popova, Political Science

"The Independence of Regulatory Agencies: A Concept in Search of a Meaning"

Jacob Greenspon, Political Science and Economics

Prof. Richard Schultz, Political Science

"Words Matter: How the Wording of Verdicts Affects International Legal Outcomes"

Lauren Konken, Political Science and History

Prof. Krzysztof Pelc, Political Science

"Creative Constitutional Artisanship"

Frieder Mitsch, Political Science

Prof. Filippo Sabetti, Political Science

"Civic Engagement, Participation and Social Capital in Comparative Perspective"

Genevieve Plante, Political Science

Prof. Dietlind Stolle, Political Science

"The Diffusion of Lawyerization of Foreign Policy-Making"

Constantine Valettas, Political Science and History

Prof. Fernando Nunez-Mietz, Political Science

"Loaded Images: Media Polarization in Latin America"

Alexis Giannelia, Joint Honours Psychology and International Development Studies

Prof. Manuel Balán, Political Science


"Mindfulness Mediation Program"

Kimberly Carrière, Psychology

Prof. Bärbel Knäuper, Psychology

"Intimacy and the Development of Relationship Identification"

Alexandra Ghelerter, Honours Psychology

Prof. John Lydon, Psychology

"Size Matters: The Power of Environments on Group Dynamics"

Thomas Khullar, Honours Psychology

Prof. Donald Taylor, Psychology

"The Effects of Blood-Draw Stimuli on the Vasovagal Response"

Tudor Vrinceanu, Psychology

Prof. Blaine Ditto, Psychology

"Serial Order Memory in Rats"

Julia Yu, Psychology

Prof. Michael Petrides, Psychology


"The Relationship between Maternal Health and Child Social Cognitive Development"

Vivian Gu, Psychology

Prof. Phyllis Zelkowitz, Psychiatry

Religious Studies

"Religious Studies in Asia: Numen Special Issue (proposed as 62.1)"

Geneviève Mercier-Dalphond, International Development Studies

Prof. Andrea Marion Pinkney, Religious Studies


"Dyadic Ambivalence in Late Life Relationships"

Jessica Stallone, Sociology

Prof. Aniruddha Das, Sociology

School of Social Work

"Children Affected by War"

Nicole Sawin, International Development Studies and Sociology

Prof. Myriam Denov, School of Social Work

"Médiateurs de la relation entre la violence sexuelle à l'endroit des enfants (VSEE) et le dysfonctionnement des relations intimes"

Vivienne Walz, Cognitive Science

Prof. Heather MacIntosh, School of Social Work

McGill Visual Arts Collection

"A History of the McGill Visual Arts Collection"

Sarah Swiderski, History and English

Senior Advisor Gwendolyn Owens, McGill Visual Arts Collection

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