Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Catholic Social Thought

at King’s University College


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Award Benefit:

US$25,000 for one semester (4 months)

Grant Activity:
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing within the parameters outlined
  • Present lectures on research to members of the King’s community
Grant Description:

King’s University College seeks a Fulbright Scholar qualified to explore concepts of justice and reconciliation as developed through traditions of Catholic social thought, specifically in the context of colonialism and racism in the Americas (North, Central, and/or South). Historical and theoretical approaches are welcome, but the scholar must show how the research has practical relevance for those working to address urgent challenges and opportunities of the present moment.

The Fulbright Scholar will benefit from working in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment recognized for producing high-quality research into various aspects of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

King’s is a Catholic liberal arts university college formally affiliated with Western University, a top-ranked Canadian research-intensive university. Sincerely seeking to be a place of community and global engagement, King's acknowledges in a special way the need to undertake initiatives to promote social justice; to redress historical injustices that have resulted in marginalization and discrimination; to improve access to higher education for historically disadvantaged individuals and communities; to speak “uncomfortable truths” (Ex Corde Ecclesiae, I.32) about the nature and origins of the problems of our time; and, to promote the ethical use and equitable sharing of the world’s resources.


Applicants from any Humanities or Social Science discipline are welcome; however, applicants should demonstrate how past/ongoing research projects (at least partially) explore some aspect of Catholic intellectual traditions, broadly construed.

Host Department/Group:
  • King's University College
  • Centre for Advanced Research in Catholic Thought