Become an Affiliate

Twice each year, the Faculty Steering Committee (FSC) of the Social Justice Research Institute (SJRI) invites applications for affiliation from Brock-based tenured and tenure-track faculty members, Emeritus Professors, professional librarians, LTAs, ILTAs, and post-doctoral fellows.

Affiliated Members are expected to share a commitment to social justice and transdisciplinary scholarship, and to involve themselves according to their capabilities in the governance of the SJRI by: putting their names forward for the FSC; attending the semi-annual general meetings; voting on affiliated membership, directorship, FSC membership, and changes to governance practices; serving on SJRI standing committees; and/or participating in and sharing information about SJRI events.

Affiliated Members are also eligible to:

  • apply to be Principal Investigators on applications to the SJRI Grants Program;
  • have access SJRI’s project facilitation and knowledge mobilization services and resources;
  • propose motions to the FSC;
  • propose and execute ideas for SJRI events, working groups, and workshops;
  • attend FSC meetings as non-voting members.

Interested individuals may apply for SJRI affiliation by submitting the following information to  by October 16, 2023:

  • a one-to-two page statement of intent outlining the relevance of their research with explicit reference to the definitions of transdisciplinarity and social justice outlined on our website ( and to their planned contributions to SJRI
  • an up-to-date CV.

The FSC will review all applications and forward the names of recommended applicants to the wider membership for voting as part of SJRI’s next semi-annual general meeting, which will take place on November 1, 2023.

For More Information…

about SJRI’s purpose and activities, and other categories of SJRI membership, please contact one of the following people: