May 3, 2019
Congratulations to our doctoral student Erica Rayment, whose paper “Women in the House: The Substantive Representation of Women in the Canadian House of Commons Since 1968,” has been short listed for CPSA 2019 Jill Vickers Prize for the best conference paper in gender and politics delivered in 2018.
The CPSA website has described the paper as “another remarkably robust study that is longitudinal in analysis from 1968 to 2015, which determines that female MPs are more likely to represent women in parliamentary debate than men, no matter their political affiliation. Methodologically impressive and comprehensive, this is another great example of scholarship in action.”
The Jill Vickers Prize has been established in honour of professor Jill Vickers, an activist and a leader in Canadian feminist scholarship, and the author of numerous books and articles in the fields of feminist political science, epistemology and interdisciplinary methodology, feminist theory and movements for change. The prize is awarded every year.
The prize winner will be announced at the 2019 CPSA President’s Dinner in Vancouver on June 5th.