CPSA Award Shortlists

May 11, 2023

Congratulations to Emerita Professor Sylvia Bashevkin whose article, “Second-Wave Women’s Movements as Foreign Policy Actors: Assessing Canadian Feminist Interventions before 1995,” was shortlisted for the Best Article in Gender & Politics from CPSA’s Canadian Journal of Political Science (CJPS). Her paper “Explaining Reproductive Health Access: Provincial Abortion Policies in the Wake of Decriminalization, 1988-2018” was also shortlisted for the CPSA 2023 Jill Vickers prize.

The Jill Vickers Prize was 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.

Congratulations too to Alison Smith whose book, Multiple Barriers: The Multilevel Governance of Homelessness in Canada was shortlisted for the 2023 CPSA Donald Smiley Prize.

The Donald Smiley Prize was established to honour the life and work of the late, distinguished, Canadian political scientist and former Association’s President, Donald V. Smiley. The prize is awarded every year.

The prize winners will be announced at the 2023 CPSA President’s Dinner at York University on May 31st.

Photo: Sylvia Bashevkin