The Research Office at CMU provides support to faculty at all stages of their research, from identifying and pursuing potential sources of funding, to advising on policies and administrative requirements, to promoting research achievements.
For more information, contact:
Research Grants Facilitator
204.487.3300 ext. 325
Research Grants Consultant
To arrange for assistance from Maureen, please contact Wesley Toews (above).
Take and Read: Reflecting Theologically on Books. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2016.
Paul Dyck and Harry Huebner
Editors, A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016.
Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos: Perspective for Today's World. Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016.
Philippians. Believers Church Bible Commentary. Herald Press, 2016.
With Angelina McCleod. "Hidden Truths: Learning from the Land and Each Other." In Quest for Respect: The Church and Indigenous Spirituality, edited by Jeff Friesen and Steve Heinrichs. Intotemak Curriculum Book Series. Winnipeg: Mennonite Church Canada, 2017. (http://www.commonword.ca/ResourceView/16/19134)
"Canada's Three Sovereignties and the Hope of Indigenous-led Populism." In Surviving Canada: Indigenous People Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal, edited by Myra Tait and Kiera Ladner. Winnipeg: ARP Press, 2017. (http://arpbooks.org/books/detail/surviving-canada)
"Frontlines and Villages: Land-Base and Cyberspace." Presented at the twentieth anniversary conference for the Journal of Space and Culture. University of Alberta, AB, May 2017.
"The Edges of Affect: Post-Conflict Cultural Spaces in Rwanda and Northern Ireland." Presented to the Peace and Justice Studies Association. Selkirk College, Nelson, BC. Sept. 2016.
"Musica as Wholeness: The Numinous in Music." In A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, eds. Paul Dyck and Harry J. Huebner. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016
MB Choral Association Gala Concert with CMU Singers and Westgate Concert Choir at Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall.Conductor. November 6, 2016.
Christmas at CMU.Conductor for CMU Singers and Women's Chorus – November 26, 2016
Concert with CMU Singers at Mennonite Collegiate Institute.Conductor.January 27, 2017.
Spring Choral Concert.Conductor for CMU Singers and Women's Chorus.April 22, 2017
With R. H. Roberts-Galbraith and P. A. Newmark. "Glial Cells in the Nervous Systems of Planarians." Oral presentation (by JB), Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Zoologists, Winnipeg, MB, May 16, 2017.
With R. H. Roberts-Galbraith and P. A. Newmark. "A Functional Genomics Screen in Planarians Reveals Regulators of Whole-brain Regeneration." eLife 5:e17002.
"Biology as a Liberal Art." In A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, edited by Paul Dyck and Harry J. Huebner. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016. Pp. 141-159.
With Melanie O'Gorman."The Keeyask Model from a Community Economic Development Perspective." Canadian Journal of Development Studies 38, no. 1 (October 2016).
With Wayne Simpson."The Dynamics of Financial Institution Location in Toronto: Who Is Serving the Inner City?" Economic Development Quarterly 30, no. 4 (August 2016).
"Accessing Mainstream Financial Services On-Reserve: A Qualitative Assessment." A report prepared for Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. October 2016.
Review of Worth Fighting For: Canada's Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror, edited by Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson, and Catherine Gibney (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2015), in Manitoba History 82 (Fall 2016): 56-58.
Review War and Peace: Mennonite Conscientious Objectors in Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union before World War II, and other COs in Eastern Europe by Lawrence Klippenstein (Winnipeg: Mennonite Heritage Centre, 2017), in Mennonite Historian 43, no. 2 (2017): 11-12.
"Figural Theology and Literature," Panel Presentation at Anabaptist/Mennonite Theology: Methods and Practices Conference, Humanitas Center, Trinity Western University, June 7-9, 2017.
"Restlessness as Theological Method." Paper presented at Anabaptist/Mennonite Theology: Methods and Practices Conference, Humanitas Center, Trinity Western University, June 7-9, 2017.
Review of Sex, Economy, Freedom and Community: Eight Essays, by Wendell Berry. In Direction 45, no.2 (Fall 2016): 224-26.
Review of Reconsidering Intellectual Disability: L'Arche, Medical Ethics, and Christian Friendship, by Jason Reimer Greig (Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2015). Forthcoming in Direction.
Editor, Vision: A Journal for Church and Theology 18, no. 2 (Spring 2017). Also author of the editorial, pp 3-5.
Jodi Dueck- Read
Transnational Activism: Intersectional Identity and Peacebuilding in the Border Justice Movement. (Doctoral dissertation). University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.
"Reconciliation and the Residential School" Vision 18, no 2 (Spring 2017): 75-82.
"The Bible and Same-Sex Relationships," a resource designed for congregational discernment processes or adult education series. Available on the Common Word Bookstore and Resource Centre website at http://www.commonword.ca/FileDownload/23637/The_Bible_and_Same-Sex_Relationships.pdf
Irma Fast Dueck
"Practicing a Spacious Ecclesiology." In A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, edited by Paul Dyck and Harry J. Huebner. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016.
"Without Rings or Strings: Engaging Cohabitation in the Church." Direction 45, no. 2 (Fall 2016).
"Bodies, Souls and Visiting Hours: Mennonite Brethren Outreach in British Columbian Hospitals," Journal of Mennonite Studies 34 (2016): 177-200.
"Archives in Undergraduate History Courses," Mennonite Historian 43, no. 2 (June 2017): 2, 4-5.
"Planet Caravan: California Mennonite Youth on the Road in Western Canada," Direction 46, no. 1 (Spring 2017): 57-68.
Presentation on MSC Indigenous Reconciliation as part of a panel, "Canadian Universities and Colleges Respond to the TRC Recommendations" at PJSA Conference, Nelson BC, September 23, 2016.
Assistant editor, Peace Research Journal 48, no. 1-2 (Spring/Summer 2016).
Editor, Peace Research Journal 49, no. 1 (Spring 2017).
"Increased infection of preschool children with soil-transmitted helminths during exposure to agriculture diminishes improvements of an agricultural intervention on preschool child growth in rural Panama." Presentation at the American Society of Parasitologists Annual Meeting, Edmonton, 11-14 July 2016.
At the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference & Festival, Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, ON:
Presented a paper entitled "Next Generation Peacebuilding Programs: Reflections on MCC's Peace Programming in Laos," in a section on Educators in Conversation, June 10, 2016.
Chaired a panel discussion entitled "Mennonite Peacebuilding Approaches 'on the ground': The Philippines and Grassroots Peacebuilding Efforts," June 11, 2016.
"Sustainable Peacebuilding: Peace Education as Peacebuilding Education in the Philippines and Canada." Presented at the Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference, Selkirk College, Nelson, BC. September 22-24, 2016.
"Local peacebuilding Approaches and Challenges." A keynote address presented at Peace Perspectives Conference, University of Tampere, Finland. February 2017.
"Role of Local Actors in the Shaping of Peace Processes: The Philippines (Mindanao) as a Case Study." Presented at the International Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, Maryland. February 2016.
"Factors Influencing the Price of Fluid Milk in Northern Manitoba." Presented at CAES Annual Meetings, June 19, 2017, Montreal, QC.
Presented a workshop for Neil Weisensel's opera Merry Christmas Stephen Leacock, August 16 and 17, 2016.
Soloist for performances of Merry Christmas Stephen Leacock with The Little Opera Company, at Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, on December 1, 2, and 3, 2016.
Soloist for performances of The Messiah with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, at Knox United Church, Saskatoon, December 9 and 10, 2016.
Soloist for performances of Greeriad with Flipside Opera at Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, on February 24th, at Brandon University, Brandon, MB, on March 10th, and at Johnny's Social Club, Flin Flon, MB, on June 3rd.
"Gendered Politics Embodied Lives." Vision: A Journal for Church and Theology 18, no 1. (2017).
"Mennonite Central Committee, Chad Country Program, 2011–2016 Review." January 2017.
"The One Beyond the Many: The Common Purpose and Distributed Nature of Christian Higher Education." In A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt. Edited by H. Huebner and P. Dyck. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016. Pp. 123-139.
With Bruno Charbonneau, "Mali and the Sahel: An Opportunity for Renewed Canadian Engagement." Policy note for the Centre FrancoPaix. July, 2016. Available at https://dandurand.uqam.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2016/06/CFP_Note_politique_no1.pdf.
"Incandescence That Hurts and Protects: Twelve and a Half Ways of Looking at Words." In A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt, edited by Paul Dyck and Harry J. Huebner. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016. Pp. 181-196.
"The Emptiness of Branding Universities for 'Success'." University Affairs.ca. 17 August 2016. Online.
Review of A Short History of Crazy Bone, by Patrick Friesen, in Journal of Mennonite Studies 34, no. 1 (2016): 310-12.
"The Mary Cycle: Let all God's glory through." Poems performed at Love Songs for Mary by Renaissance Voices, conducted by Janet Brennemann. Winnipeg. 9 & 10 December 2016.
"Hearsee Heresay: Contemporary Canadian Poetry of Ear and Eye." Lecture for University Women's Club of Winnipeg, 25 April 2017.
"Folding Yourself into the Car You Drive" and "Latent." Two poems. Grain 43, no. 4 (Summer 2016): 54-55.
Ray Vander Zaag
Vander Zaag, R. "Transforming Learning and Development." In A University of the Church for the World: Essays in Honour of Gerald Gerbrandt. Edited by Paul Dyck and Harry Huebner. Winnipeg: CMU Press, 2016.
Completed external evaluation of Integrated Family Support Program (2012-2017), a $3.6m project funded by the Overseas Project Office of The Salvation Army World Missions (Canada and Bermuda Territory), implemented by The Salvation Army (Haiti Division). Included a two-week field visit (August 2016), submission of a final report (Dec 2016), and a short presentation to SA World Missions Development Council (Dec 2016).