Research and partnerships

Research and partnerships at the Faculty of Arts

Our researchers transform the world.

Areas of research strength

  • Francophone communities in a changing world
  • Indigenous Cultures
  • Living with diversity
  • Society and environmental changes
  • Digital Humanities
  • Well-being across the life course
  • Rights across borders
  • Cultures, communities, and change

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Research stats


Canada Research Chairs


University of Ottawa Research Chairs


Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute Chairs

Research discoveries
The Dixie Chicks
Research discoveries

Sexism in the world of country music

When many people think of country music, the things that come to mind are usually cowboy hats, southern accents, and white guys: Alan Jackson, George Strait, Garth Brooks.

Jada Watson is setting out to prove that idea wrong.
Research discoveries
A Woman in Berlin
Research discoveries

Wartime rape

The 2008 movie A Woman in Berlin, is the true story of a German woman who was raped by Red Army soldiers near the end World War II. Sorting through the little research that had been conducted in this field, Professor Agatha Schwartz decided to make a meaningful contribution to preserving and telling the stories of women who have been traumatized by wartime rape.
Research discoveries
Discoveries change minds
Research discoveries

How do you change someone’s mind?

How do you change someone’s mind? The question seems simple enough. But in today’s polarized society, the answer is anything but simple.

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Chair in Canadian Francophonie


Endowed and Sponsored Research Chairs


Funded research

Research centres, institutes and laboratories

Contact us

Office of the Vice-Dean (Research)

Simard Hall, room 106
60 University
Ottawa ON, Canada, K1N 6N5
Tel.: 613-562-5972
Fax: 613-562-5975

[email protected]

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
From 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
From 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)

Your research team

Vice-Dean Research
Brian RAY, Ph.D.
Simard Hall, Room 106
Telephone: 613-562-5972
[email protected]

Senior research advisor
Kelly-Anne MADDOX,Ph.D.
Simard Hall, Room 106
Telephone: 613-562-5800, ext. 1006
[email protected]

Administrative assistant
Stéfanie TESSIER
Simard Hall, Room 106
Telephone: 613-562-5972
[email protected]