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Selected Academic Awards and Scholarships
Fellow, St. John's College, University of Manitoba
Selected Offices and Memberships
The Rh Institute Award is awarded in competition upon nomination of candidates by colleagues. Awards are made for five designated areas, science, medicine, humanities, social science, and interdisciplinary studies. The Award comprises a cash grant and release time from teaching.
"For Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research in the Social Sciences Category"
MINCOME MANITOBA was a multi-million, multi-year project jointly funded by Canada and Manitoba designed to evaluate the economic and administrative consequences of a guaranteed annual income system. The focus of the project was on the work responses of families and individuals to a negative income tax plan. Also of interest were administrative costs and delivery mechanisms.
The Research Director is a senior executive position, having responsibility for the overall direction of an interdisciplinary research staff, interacting with the payments system, sur-veys division, data processing, and government representatives. In addition to provid-ing research leadership, the Research Director administers a substantial budget, moni-tors work plans, and directly supervises a staff of about fifteen professionals.
The Research Director is a member of the Executive Committee which oversees the internal operations of the project and also a member of the Research Work Group, a joint committee of government officials and researchers which monitors the project on behalf of the Canadian and Manitoban governments.
Supervisory and Managerial Experience
Experience in conducting experimental and survey designs, supervising and monitoring field surveys and quality control of data, including cross-sectional and panel designs.
Experience in drafting and administering financial budgets, allocation of staff, and liaison with government, business and university officials.
Research and Other Experience
Experience with city planning issues and analysis of urban problems, including housing, airports, social planning problems, etc.
Extensive and varied experience in public speaking, writing, lecturing and radio broadcasting.
Wide variety of research and management consultation experience under grants, contracts, and fee for service basis with universities, private industry and independent agencies. Clients and sponsors include: Ministry of State for Urban Affairs (Ottawa), Transport Canada (Ottawa), The Canada Council, Health and Welfare Canada (Ottawa), Manitoba Industry and Commerce, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, Legal Aid Manitoba, Economic Council of Canada, Ontario Economic Council, C. D. Howe Research Institute, Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Ottawa), Employment and Immigration Canada, Institute for Social and Economic Research, Labour Canada, Ontario Rehabilitation and Work Council, Statistics Canada, Fraser Institute, Institute for Research on Public Policy, Agriculture Canada, Saskatchewan Ministry of Education, Caledon Institute, Policy research Initiative of the Privy Council, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation.
Teaching Experience, University Level Courses
Teaching Experience, Professional Development Courses
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