Distinctions


Honors

Research Scholar, Northwestern University Research Initiative for the Study of Russian Philosophy and Religious Thought (NU RPRT Research Initiative), 2022-

Fellow, Royal Society of Canada.  Inducted November 17, 2012 in Ottawa.

Recipient of the Pushkin Medal, awarded April 30, 2008, by Russian President Vladimir Putin, for contribution “to the rapprochement and mutual enrichment of different people’s cultures and the study and popularisation of Russian language and culture.” 

Dean’s Award for Excellence (for best overall performance in the Slavic department), 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007.

Special Award for the publication of a lost book (Kathryn Feuer’s Tolstoy and the Genesis of War and Peace, Cornell University Press, 1996), American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages, December 1998.

Honorable Mention, Vucinich Prize for Distinguished Book in Slavic Studies, 1993 (for Tolstoy’s Art and Thought, 1847-1880).

Fellow, Harvard Russian Research Center, 1982-1983.

International Research and Exchanges Board Fellow, 1975.

Danforth Graduate Fellow, 1969-1974.

Phi Beta Kappa, 1969.

Research Awards

Earhart Foundation.  Grant to cover lost salary for Sabbatical Year, 2011-2012.  $18,000  (Money dispensed in two parts corresponding to my having taken the sabbatical July 1-December 31, 2011 and January 1-June 30, 2013.)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant, 2009-2013, $52,089

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant, 2004-2009, $63,266

University of Toronto Arts and Sciences Teaching Initiative, spring 2003, $750

University of Toronto Dean’s Travel Grant, summer 2002, $1000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada—recommended but not funded Grant, 2002, $2000

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Research Grant, 1998-2002, $33,500

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Travel Grant to AAASS, 1997, $326

American Council of Learned Societies Research Grant, 1996-1997, $20,000 USD

Centre for Russian and East European Studies, University of Toronto, travel to 1995 Dostoevsky Symposium in Austria, $1000

American Council of Learned Societies Grant for travel to 1995 Dostoevsky Symposium in Austria, $500 USD

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers and Independent Scholars, 1988-89, $18,000 USD


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