Social enquiries into the modern Olympic and Paralympic Games
Canadian sport history
Early Researcher Award/Premier's Research Excellence Award, from the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation (2013)
Excellence for Teaching, Faculty of Health Sciences (2011, 2012, 2013)
North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) Book of the Year Award, Best Anthology (2013), co-edited with Audrey Giles, University of Ottawa
Co-Editor, Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies
Editorial Board, Aboriginal Policy Studies
Lead Convenor for the bi-annual International Symposium for Olympic Research
Chair and Board of Directors (2003-2010), Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)
Chair of Planning Committee and Assistant Chef de Mission (2007-2008), Team Manitoba, 2008 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG)
Board of Directors (2000-2006), Athletes CAN
Forsyth, J. & Giles, A. (Eds.). (2013). Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.
Forsyth, J. & Heine, M. (Eds.). (2012). Problems, Possibilities, and Promising Practices: Critical Dialogues on the Olympic and Paralympic Games. London, ON: International Center for Olympic Studies.
Forsyth, J. (2013). Bodies of meaning: Sports and Games at Canadian residential schools. In J. Forsyth & A. Giles (Eds.), Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues (pp. 15-34). Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.