Awards

ACADEMIC HONOURS: Honours Double-Major Bachelor of Arts, awarded with the highest rank of Summa Cum Laude in 1990, York University. The Norman Bethune College Master’s Prize for Academic Excellence, York...

ACADEMIC HONOURS:

  1. Honours Double-Major Bachelor of Arts, awarded with the highest rank of Summa Cum Laude in 1990, York University.

  2. The Norman Bethune College Master’s Prize for Academic Excellence, York University, July 1990.

  3. York University, Faculty of Arts, Dean’s Honour Roll—1990

  4. York University, Faculty of Arts, Dean’s Honour Roll—1989

  5. York University, Faculty of Arts, Dean’s Honour Roll—1988

  6. York University, Faculty of Arts, Dean’s Honour Roll—1987

  7. Diploma in International Relations, awarded with the highest rank of "Distinction," in 1991, University of the West Indies.

SCHOLARSHIPS (leading up to the PhD):

  1. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Doctoral Fellowship—1997-2000

  2. Research Abroad Scholarship (University of Adelaide)—1998

  3. University of Adelaide, Department of Anthropology, Fieldwork Support—1998-1999

  4. University of Adelaide Post-Graduate Scholarship—1997-2000

  5. International Post-Graduate Research Scholarship (Australia)—1997-2000

  6. Binghamton University, Department of Anthropology, Teaching Assistantship—1996-1997

  7. Binghamton University, Department of Anthropology, Teaching Assistantship—1995-1996

  8. Organization of American States Two-Year Fellowship—1994-1996

  9. York University In-Course Scholarship—1989-90

  10. York University In-Course Scholarship—1988-89

  11. York University In-Course Scholarship—1987-88

TEACHING and ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AWARDS (post-Ph.D):

  1. Award of “High Merit,” Faculty Personnel and Tenure Committee, Concordia University (17 December 2008).

  2. Winner of the Concordia Council Student Life Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Life, in the field of teaching (awarded 28 March 2008).

  3. Winner of the Sociology and Anthropology Student Union (SASU) “Best Professor Award” (awarded April 2008).

  4. Nominated by students for the Award for Teaching Excellence by the Dean of Arts and Science, Concordia University (February 2008).

RESEARCH GRANTS (post-PhD):

  1. Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture–Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs (FQRSC). Title of Project: “ ‘Indian Rose Went Dancing’: The Cultural Politics of Catholic Hegemony and Carib Indigeneity in Arima, Trinidad and Tobago”—2007-2010

  2. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Aid to Research Workshops. Title of Project: “Who is an Indian? Sighting and Certifying Indigeneity in the Americas”—2007

  3. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Standard Research Grant. Title of Project: “Indigenous translocals in the Caribbean: place, and the quotidian dimensions of the regionalized Carib resurgence”—2006-2009

  4. Research Policy Grant, University College of Cape Breton. Title of Project: “Global Aboriginality: Trinidad’s Caribs and Networks of Indigenous Resurgence”—2004
     

 

About Maximilian Forte

Anthropologist focusing on imperialism, neoliberalism, militarization, "humanitarian intervention," decolonization, Indigenous movements, and other topics in Political Anthropology. In addition, he teaches courses on visual anthropology, media ethnographies, and cultural imperialism. He is a full Professor in the Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal. Please direct comments and inquiries to maximilian.forte@concordia.ca