Chad Walker, Ph.D.


Research - Teaching - Impact

Awards, Honours, and Grants


2022-2024
AMTD Global Talent Postdoctoral Research Fellowship ($165,000+)

2020-2021
Outstanding Reviewer Award – Energy Research and Social Science

2016-2021
The Meaning of Community-based Wind Energy: Learning from success (SSHRC Insight grant, assisted in writing; $270,300)

2017-2018
Top 20 Most Read Paper in The Canadian Geographer (Activists against research: Experiences studying wind energy in Ontario)

2015-2017
Toolkits for turbines communities research grant (George C. Metcalfe Foundation, Green Prosperity Fund; $36,800)

2015-2017
SSHRC Doctoral Scholarship ($40,000)
     
2015-2017
Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($30,000; declined to accept SSHRC Doctoral)
 
2014-2016
Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($30,000)

2014, 2015
Finalist, Three Minute Thesis Competition ($500)

2014
Graduate Student Award of Excellence ($1,500)

2013
Jeanne X. Kasperson Award for research in Risk Analysis ($400 USD)

2010-2012
The Don Quixote Study: Wind turbines, risk perception and energy policy in Ontario (SSHRC 4A, assisted in writing; $11,000)

2010-2011
Michael J. Troughton Graduate Scholarship (for sustainability research in rural Ontario; $2000)                                                                                                   
2010-2016
Western Graduate Research Scholarship ($51,000)

2009
Jonathan Heskett Memorial Award in Environmental Philosophy (Bowling Green State University; $500 USD)

2007-2010
Athletic and Academic Scholarships (Golf, Bowling Green State University; total value $72,000 USD)

2006-2007
Athletic and Academic Scholarships (Golf, Saint Francis University; total value $27,000 USD)   
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