Field Research Scholars
About Field Research Scholars
The Field Research Scholars Program is comprised of scholars with similar goals, interests and backgrounds, who share their research with one another. This project recruited graduate and doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, recent graduates and emerging and experienced scholars to collaborate on topics that relate to social work field education.
The participants accepted into the Field Research Scholars Program collaborated with one another on research topics related to field education. Research projects and initiatives conducted by scholars were showcased during seminars and facilitated discussions surrounded future research directions, feedback and relation to field education.
This program is designed to foster and develop the working knowledge and skills of students in the areas of research, field education and mentorship.
The following resource serves to further highlight the mission, goals, and background of the Field Research Scholars Program in a visual format.
Field Research Scholars: Now Recruiting!
The TFEL Project is inviting applications for the Field Research Scholars program for the 2021/2022 academic year.
The Field Research Scholars Program is designed for social work graduate students (MSW/PhD), postdoctoral scholars and early career faculty members who are passionate about research in field education. Participants are invited to present on their field research and scholarship in biweekly seminars and to discuss the implications of their research for field education.
Field Research Scholars will be provided with a $500 honorarium.
Who Can Apply?
Social work graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and early-career faculty members in Canada and internationally.
Apply by submitting the following to email@example.com
- Resume and cover letter
- A 100–200-word statement including your name, address, level of education, institution, topic/area of interest and why you are interested in this program.
Closing Date for Submission: September 20, 2021
Field Research Scholar Coordinators
Mohammad Idris (Omid) Alemi, MSW
Dr. Wasif Ali, MS, Ph.D.
Tara Collins, Ph.D. Candidate
Hilary Daum, MSW
Dr. Vibha Kaushik, MSW, RSW, MA, Ph.D
Field Research Scholars
|Scholar Name||Degree/Education Level||University|
|Dr. Wasif Ali||Post-Doctoral||University of Calgary|
|Happiness Anekwe||MSW student||McGill University|
|Benedicta Asante||MSW student||University of Calgary|
|Helen Asrate||PhD Student||University of Gondar (Ethiopia)|
|Keleme Zenebe Ayele||PhD Student||University of Gondor (Ethiopia)|
|Nicole Balbuena||MSW student||University of California|
|Natalie Beck||PhD||University of Tennessee|
|Connie Bird||PhD Student||University of British Columbia|
|Emmanuel Chilanga||PhD, MSW student||McGill University|
|Rebecca Christopher||MSW||University of South Carolina|
|Alise de Bie Das||Post Doctoral||McMaster University|
|Emma De Vynck||MSW thesis student||University of Calgary|
|Premela Deck||PhD/JD (Law)||University of North Carolina (Massachusetts)|
|Ajnaw Alemie Desta||PhD Student||University of Gondar (Ethiopia)|
|Dr. Jacqueline Fields||Post-Doctoral||University of Calgary|
|Regina Futcher||MSW student||University of Pittsburgh|
|Rory Glover||MSW student||University of Texas Pan American|
|Anita R. Gooding||PhD Student||Portland University|
|Cassandra Gouschuk||MSW thesis student||University of British Columbia (Okanogan)|
|Zipporah Greenslade||MSW thesis student||University of Calgary|
|Alison Grittner||PhD Candidate||University of Calgary|
|Alexandra Holtom||MSW student||McGill University|
|Katka Hrncic-Lipvic||PhD Student||University of Windsor (Ontario)|
|Courtney Jones||MSW student||Western Michigan University|
|Dr. Vibha Kaushik||Post-Doctoral||University of Calgary|
|Kaltrina Kusari||PhD Student||University of Calgary|
|Naomi Levitz-Shobola||PhD Candidate||University of Windsor (Ontario)|
|Alexandra Mack||MSW student||Howard University (Washington)|
|Michael Martin||MSW||Savannah State University|
|Robin Metcalfe||MSW student||University of British Columbia|
|Nathaniel Mosseau||MSW student||McGill University|
|Emily Murphy||PhD Student||Wurzweiler School of Social Work (New York)|
|Kanako Okuda||PhD||George Mason University (Fairvax, VA)|
|Tiahna Pantovich||MSW student||Howard University|
|Diego Suarez Rojas||MSW/PhD Student||Boston College School of Social Work|
|Endalkachew Taye Shiferaw||PhD Student||University of Gondar (Ethiopia)|
|Suleyman Shikur||PhD Student||University of Gondar (Ethiopia)|
|Jamin Short||MSW student||University of British Columbia|
|Lindsay Snoke||MSW student||University of Pittsburgh|
|Tricia Snyder||PhD Student||Georgetown University|
|Tiye’ Taylor||MSW student||University of Michigan|
|Rajneek Thind||MSW student||University of Calgary|
|Samantha Troung||MSW student||University of British Columbia|
|Margaret Janse van Rensburg||PhD Student||Carleton University (Ontario)|
|Rianna Warkentin||MSW student||University of British Columbia|
|Neisha G. Wiley||PhD student||Wright State University (Ohio)|
|Karen Lok Yi Wong||MSW student||University of British Columbia|