June 1, 2017
Framed: Media and the Coverage of Race in Canadian Politics by Erin Tolley, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, has won the Canadian Political Science Association’s (CPSA) prestigious Donald Smiley Prize. The prize is awarded to the best book published in English or French in the field relating to the study of government and politics in Canada and was established to honour the life and work of Donald V. Smiley (1921-1990). An internationally renowned professor of Canadian government and politics and later Professor Emeritus at York University, Professor Smiley served as President of the Canadian Political Science Association.
Erin Tolley’s research focuses on electoral representation; immigration, multiculturalism and citizenship; women and politics; and the media. Her work has appeared in the Canadian Journal of Political Science and the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and she is the co-editor of five books. Erin received her PhD from Queen’s University and also has degrees from the University of Western Ontario and the University of Saskatchewan.