Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships allow students to receive training in French, Inuktitut or other Indigenous languages spoken in Canada.

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships allow students to receive training in French, Inuktitut or other Indigenous languages spoken in Canada.

The Canadian Studies Center is a recipient of a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships program grant (2018–2022) from the International and Foreign Language Education office, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education. The grant provides academic year and summer awards for graduate student training in French or Indigenous languages, and Canadian studies. The Center is proud to be the first and only Center in the nation to award FLAS Fellowships in Inuktitut, Tsek’ene, Lushootseed, Nuu-chah-nulth, Dane-zaa, Musqueam Salish, Tlingit, and Anishinaabemowin.

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2019–2020 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2019 FLAS Fellows

2018–2019 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2018 FLAS Fellows

2017–2018 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2017 FLAS Fellows

2016–2017 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2016 FLAS Fellows

2015–2016 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2015 FLAS Fellows

2014–2015 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2014 FLAS Fellows

2013–2014 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2013 FLAS Fellows

  • Brit Banff

    Brit Sojka

    MA, Marine and Environmental Affairs, French

2012–2013 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2012 FLAS Fellows

2011–2012 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2011 FLAS Fellows

2010–2011 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2010 FLAS Fellows

2009–2010 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2009 FLAS Fellows

2008–2009 FLAS Fellows

Summer 2008 FLAS Fellows

Jennifer Leider, Public Affairs, French
Erin Maloney, Ethnomusicology, French
Timothy Pasch, Communication, Inuktitut
Jonathan Santiago, Public Health and Community Medicine, French

2007–08 FLAS Fellows

Cody Case, Ethnomusicology, French
Katherin Leach-Kemon, Public Health and Community Medicine, French
Julia Miller, Linguistics, Dane-zaa
Timothy Pasch, Communication, Inuktitut

Summer 2007 FLAS Fellows

Cody Case, Ethnomusicology, French
John Norton, Geography, French
Timothy Pasch, Communication, Inuktitut
Lee Traynham, Engineering, French

2006–07 FLAS Fellows

Lillian Benjamin, Public Health, French
Julia Miller, Linguistics, Dane-zaa
Cody Case, Ethnomusicology, French
Timothy Pasch, Communication, Inuktitut

2005-06 FLAS Fellows

Timothy Dance, Law, French
Timothy Pasch, Communication, Inuktitut
Sarah Starkweather, Geography, French

Summer 2005 FLAS Fellows

Jessica Clayton, Education, French
Emily James, English, French
Timothy Pasch, Communication, Inuktitut
Sarah Starkweather, Geography, French

2004-05 FLAS Fellows

Sarah Starkweather, Geography, French
Clifford Tatum, Communication, French

Summer 2004 FLAS Fellows

Courtenay Donovan, Geography, French
Clifford Tatum, Communication, French

2002-03 FLAS Fellows

Graeme Boushey, Political Science, French
Siovhan Sheridan-Ayala, Law, French

Summer 2002 FLAS Fellows

Elizabeth Carter, International Studies, French
Natalie Debray, Communication, French
Andrea Doyle, Social Work, French
Maria Fannin, Geography, French
Cynthia McGowan, Museology, French

2001-02 FLAS Fellows

Natalie Debray, Communication, French
Andrea Geiger-Adams, History, Japanese

Summer 2001 FLAS Fellows

Siovhan Sheridan-Ayala, Law, French
Jeanine Marley, Geography, French
Natalie Debray, Communication, French

2000-01 FLAS Fellows

Natalie Debray, French
Andrea Geiger-Adams, Japanese

Summer 2000 FLAS Fellows

Natalie Debray, French
Jeanine Marley, French
Siovhan Sheridan, French

1999-00 FLAS Fellows

Andrea Geiger-Adams, Japanese
Laura Larson, French

1998-99 FLAS Fellows

Laura Larson, French
Zoriah Tharan, French

Summer 1998 FLAS Fellows

Justine Couts, French
Kirsten Anna-Hays, French
Peter Kaynor, French
Jan Mandel, French
Veronica Soler, French
Catherine Veninga, French

1997-98 FLAS Fellows

Jean Jorgensen, French
Laura Larson, Chinese
Zoriah Tharan, French

Summer 1997 FLAS Fellows

Caroline Kim, Korean
Laura Larson, Chinese