Profile: Dr. Dominick Grace

Dr. Dominick Grace recognized for outstanding research

Written by: Pat Morden

The Brescia Award for Excellence in Research was established in 2014 to recognize the outstanding research and scholarly accomplishments of a Brescia faculty member.

Dr. Dominick Grace has an Honors BA in English and Theatre from Toronto, and his Master’s and PhD from Western University. He began his research trajectory as a medievalist specializing in Chaucer studies. His academic career has spanned beginning first at Algoma University before arriving at Brescia in 2003.

Dr. Grace has a strong publication record of single-authored, peer-reviewed and refereed articles, as well as dozens of scholarly and popular culture reviews.

Dr. Grace’s nomination received letters of support from senior Canadian and international scholars, who cite the extensive range and diversity of his work and its important contribution to preserving and understanding cultural worlds that can be ephemeral. One of those letters describes Dr. Grace’s work by saying that it “represents the best kind of scholarship that makes Canada aware of its diversity and strengths.”