Jun 5, 2020
Dr. Allyson Stevenson has been appointed the new Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies at the University of Saskatchewan College of Arts and Science.
The Gabriel Dumont Research Chair in Métis Studies position was established in 2018 as part of a five-year partnership between the University of Saskatchewan and the Gabriel Dumont Institute. In total, GDI will contribute $200,000 to fund the chair’s research initiatives.
“Professor Stevenson is a highly productive educator and scholar. A past recipient of the GDI Graduate Student Bursary, Allyson’s research on Indigenous reproductive justice and child welfare have been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council,” said Geordy McCaffrey, GDI executive director. “Her work on the Métis Advisory Committee of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was commendable.