Current Research Projects

 
 

Sport Policy Implementation: Regional Perspectives

2021-Present

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Development Grant ($59,607)

 

Collaborators: Dr. Ann Pegoraro, Dr. Jeffrey Boggs, Dr. Adam Gemar, Row Ontario, Ontario Basketball Association

 

 

Mapping Women's Community Sport Participation to Inform Sport Development Initiatives: A Case Study of Row Ontario

           

          

Municipal collaboration in regional event hosting

Brock University (Internal) Canada Games Grant ($6,975).

 

Collaborators: Dr. Erin Sharpe, Dr. Martha Barnes, & Dr. Carol Phillips

           Canada Games Research Spotlight: Kyle Rich

2021-Present

Rural Canada and COVID-19: Understanding the impacts, responses, and recovery needs for rural resilience

2020-Present

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Partnership Engage Grant ($24,246)

 

Co-Investigator: Dr. Heather Hall

 

Partner Organization: The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation

 

 

State of Rural Canada 2021: Opportunities, Recovery, and Resiliency in Changing Times

 

COVID-19 and Rural Canada: Rural Impacts and Resilience

Creating Inclusive Economies: Building bridges between the public, private, and civil society sectors

2020-Present

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Connection Grant ($49,715).

 

Co-Investigator: Audrey Keating, Dr. Laurie M. Brinklow, Dr. Nathalie Lewis, Dr. Sarah-Patricia Breen, Dr. Sarah R. L. Minnes

 

Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors, 2022 Hybrid Conference 

 

Creating Inclusive Economies: 2021 Virtual Conference 

Rural sport events and community development

2019-Present

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Insight Development Grant

 

The Battle of Little Big Puck: Narratives of Community, Sport, and Relationships in Rural Canada

 

Rural Sport Spectacles: Ice Hockey, Mythologies, and Meaning-Making in Rural Canada