2012 Dean's Graduate Convocation Medal Winners
GOVERNOR GENERAL'S GOLD
Awarded to the graduate students who achieve the highest academic standing upon graduation from a master’s or doctoral degree program.
KAITLYN MCLACHLAN, PhD: Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Kaitlyn is now a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of paediatrics at the University of Alberta.
DEAN OF GRADUATE STUDIES CONVOCATION MEDALS
Recognizing graduating students from each faculty whose cumulative grade-point-average places them in the top five per cent of their class.
AARON GOINGS, PhD: History, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Aaron is now an assistant professor of history at Saint Martin’s University in Washington State. His first book, a study of Michigan copper miners, will be published in 2013.
ERIN KEATING, PhD: English, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
A Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Graduate Scholar, Erin Keating is currently teaching at SFU and Kwantlen Polytechnic University and plans to pursue a career as a professor of 18th century literature.
JONATHON HEIDT, PhD: Criminology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Jonathont’s dissertation has been nominated for a 2012 Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies. This fall he will begin a full-time position at the University of the Fraser Valley.