StFX welcomes two new Canada Research Chairs

December 6, 2018

St Francis Xavier University has welcomed two new Canada Research Chairs in Digital Humanities and New Media and Health Equity and Social Justice. A StFX release states that each chair will receive $500K annually, plus a stipend of $20K. According to StFX, Katie Aubrecht will establish the Intersectional Disability Studies Research Lab, an initiative to improve mental health care for diverse populations in the Atlantic, and that Laura Estill will advance pedagogical research in the digital humanities. “We are fortunate to have attracted Dr. Aubrecht and Dr. Estill, two exceptionally talented early career scholars to StFX as Canada Research Chairs,” said StFX Associate VP, Research and Graduate Studies Richard Isnor. StFX (NS)