June 14, 2009
David Wolfe has been named the Royal Bank Chair in Public and Economic Policy. The chair supports research initiatives and provides intellectual leadership in the areas of public and economic policy research, development and implementation.
June 14, 2009
Recent PhD graduate Vincent Pouliot was awarded the CPSA’s Vincent Lemieux Dissertation Prize at the 2009 CPSA Conference in Ottawa for his thesis entitled Security Community In and Through Practice: The Power Politics of Russia-NATO Diplomacy. The two other finalists were also recent U of T graduates Martin Papillon and Robert Sparling.
June 13, 2009
PhD candidate Clifton van der Linden was presented with the Adel S. Sedra Distinguished Graduate Award at a ceremony honouring the 2009 recipients of the University of Toronto Alumni Association Awards of Excellence. The Sedra Award recognizes academic excellence in a doctoral program at the University of Toronto as well as outstanding extra-curricular and community leadership.
June 12, 2009
PhD candidate Debra Thompson won the John McMenemy Prize for the best article published in English or in French in the Canadian Journal of Political Science in 2008 for her article, ‘Is Race Political?’, published in the September 2008 issue of CJPS.
February 9, 2009
Sarah Yun, a fourth-year Trinity College student in English and political science, is this year’s recipient of the Dean’s Student Leadership Award.