CIRHR Assistant Professor Greg Distelhorst is one of the 56 U of T faculty honoured with 2019 – 2020 Connaught New Researcher Awards. His project is "How Do Workers Define 'Good Jobs'? Preferences for Working Conditions in the Global Garment Industry."
From the Faculty of Arts & Science announcement:
The Connaught New Researcher Awards are presented annually to faculty in the early stages of their academic career. Their goal is to help establish the recipients’ research programs and enhance their ability to obtain external funding in the future. The awards are a program of the Connaught Fund which was founded in 1972.
“The New Researcher Awards recognize the potential of recipients and provide them with support at an important stage of their careers,” says Melanie Woodin, dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science.
Greg joined the CIRHR in 2018. His research focuses on global trade and worker rights, as well as politics and policy in contemporary China and has been published in in peer-reviewed journals of management and political science, including Management Science, The Journal of Politics, Comparative Political Studies, and the Quarterly Journal of Political Science.