Best Student Paper Awards

CSA-SCS Conference Best Student Paper Award

Deadline: April 12, 2019

An award is presented annually by the Association to the graduate student whose paper, presented at the 2019 CSA Conference, is judged by the Association’s Awards Committee to be the best among those received for adjudication.  The award recipient is given public recognition at the Awards Ceremony.
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2019 Recipients

Dana Wray, University of Toronto

Can Paternity Leave Policy Change Father Involvement? Evidence from the Natural Experiment of Quebec.

Honourable Mention:

Laila Omar, University of Toronto

‘I Just Dream of Things Being Stable’: Exploring How Physical Displacement Affects Syrian Refugee Mothers’ Perception of Time.

Research Cluster Awards

Several clusters offer awards for the best MA and/or Phd papers presented during the Conference.  Eligibility terms and deadlines vary – click the links below for details.

2019 Recipients

Economic Sociology


Sociology of Development


Sociology of Education


Violence and Society

  • Lily Ivanova, University of British Columbia, Teaching Empathy, Teaching Politics: The Cultural Limitations of ‘Never Again’ in Canadian Education about Genocide


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