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Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai named 2023 Chancellor’s Research Chair

Tue. Jun. 27, 2023

Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai has been named The University of Winnipeg's 2023 Chancellor's Research Chair.

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Dr. Ruprai is an alumna and internationally recognized writer whose poetry collections have been shortlisted for prestigious awards.

“I am excited to receive this honour. We have stellar researchers and scholars and that’s what makes it exciting to work here,” she said. “The Chancellor’s Research Chair will advance my work and demonstrates how the University is valuing and supporting mid-career scholars who are from diverse backgrounds.”

Dr. Ruprai is the second Department of Women’s and Gender Studies faculty member to receive this recognition, following Dr. Angela Failler who was named Chancellor’s Research Chair in 2012.

Congratulations to Dr. Ruprai for this recognition of her exceptional contributions to research in her field!

Read more about this honour and Dr. Ruprai's work in the full UW News article