Thomas O. Enders Endowment

Thomas O. Enders

In recognition and commemoration of the influence Thomas O. Enders had on Canada-U.S. relations and on the mutual understanding between the two countries, a group of dedicated friends and supporters established the Thomas O. Enders Endowment within the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States.





To encourage in depth inclusion of Canadian content in comparative research/projects that have policy relevance for Canada-U.S. relations as well as Canadian social, economic, political, security, and quality of life issues. Successful candidates spend 4-6 weeks at a Canadian university, research site or business other than their own, conducting research related to their thesis, dissertation, or graduate work in the field of Canadian studies.Deadline for applications - March 31, 2020.  Please send application materials to ACSUS Awards Committee, c/o Dr. Andrew Holman, Canadian Studies, 112 Hunt Hall, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA 02325; Guidelines




"Shale Gas: Obstacles or Opportunities?" March 1, 2013, Johns Hopkins SAIS, featuring John Deutch, M.I.T., former Under-Secretary of State for Energy; Sophie Brochu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gaz Métro; Robert Booth, Partner, Bennett Jones LLP.Visit the event page here.


"Surmounting the Financial Crisis: Canadian and American Banks Contrasted." The inaugural Canada-US Enders Lecture on May 3, 2012 at Johns Hopkins SAIS featured Malcolm Knight, former Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada, current Vice Chair, Deutsche Bank : Watch (video)  Read the Globe and Mail article on Knight's lecture here




Thomas O. Enders Symposium and journal




This program is no longer active.


Michael Ryan Galbreth, 2009/10 Fulbright-Enders Fellow

Universityof South Carolina— Columbia, Management Science Department, MooreSchoolof Business, "Reducing Waste Profitably: Models to Improve the Collection, Remanufacturing, and Redistribution of Used Products




olsonChrista Olson, 2008/9 Fulbright-Enders Fellow, Associate Director of the American Council on Education. The research project focused on how North American linkages and partnerships in higher education stimulate internationalization of the curriculum at partner institutions. Click here for more information on Olson.





Arthur Mason, 2006--2007 Fulbright-Enders Fellow, University of Calgary "Critical Knowledges of the US-Canada Arctic Natural Gas Pipeline." Mason is Assistant Professor, School of Justice & Social Inquiry, ArizonaStateUniversity         





Ronald Schmidt, 2005--2006 Fulbright-Enders Fellow

McGillUniversity/  Université  de Montréal: '"Settling” Immigrants in Two Countries:  Canadaand the UnitesStates.' Schmidt is professor of Political Science at CaliforniaStateUniversity, Long Beach.



Theodore Marmor 2004—2005 Enders Fellow, McGill University / Université de Montréal. Marmor’s research concentrates on the politics of the welfare state, with special attention to the struggles over access to, the financing of, and the regulation of medical care in 

North America. Marmor is Professor of Public Policy & Management at the YaleUniversitySchoolof Management.  




Molly Rozum2003—2004 Enders Fellow, University of Calgary: “Grasslands Grown: A Twentieth-Century Sense of Place on North America’s Northern Prairies and Plains”. Rozum is Professor of History at Doane College in Nebraska.



Earl Fry 2002—2003 Enders Fellow,

McGillUniversity/ Université de Montréal: “The Impact of Globalization and the Information Technology Revolution on Contemporary Canada-U.S. Relations.” Fry is Professor of Political Science and Endowed Professor of Canadian Studies at BrighamYoungUniversity.



Paul Adams 2001—2002 Enders Fellow, McGill University/Université de Montréal: “U.S. Quebec Relations and Personal Extensibility Patterns.” 

Adamsis Professor of Geography at the University of TexasAustin



Patrick James, 2000-2001



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