Congress and Research Cluster Awards

Several Canadian Sociological Association Research Clusters feature Best Student Paper initiatives as part of our annual Conference.   In 2021, Congress also introduced a Graduate Student Merit Award program.  Visit our Conference Website - awards section for further information about these opportunities.

Learn more about the Canadian Sociological Association's Best Student Paper Award.

Recipients

2021 Congress

2020 Congress

2019 Congress

2017 Congress

2016 Congress

2015 Congress

2014 Congress

 

2021 Congress

 

Congress Graduate Student Merit Award

 

  • Carlo Charles, McMaster University
  • Andrew Crosby, Carleton University
  • Ayesha Mian Akram, University of Windsor
  • Karine Coen-Sanchez, University of Ottawa
  • William Schultz, University of Alberta
  • Olivia Peters, University of Guelph

 

Visit the Congress 2021 website to view their profiles

 

Research Cluster Awards

 

Animals in Society - Maybe Memorial Award

  • Yasmin Koop-Monteiro, University of British Columbia
    • Metabolic Rifts and Alienation in the Animal Agriculture Industry

 

Political Sociology and Social Movements

  • Kristen Bass, University of Toronto
    • Étudiants en grève: Cultural Repertoires of Labour Organizing in the 2012 Quebec Student Strikes

 

Sociology of Disability

  • Danielle Landry, York University
  • Honourable Mention - Megan Linton, Carleton University

 

Work, Professions and Occupations

  • Sareh Nazari, University of Saskatchewan
    • Employment income gap in the Canadian labour market: Intersection of gender, religion, and visible minority status

 

2020 Congress

Research Cluster Awards

 

Sociology of Education

  • Emerson LaCroix, University of Guelph
    • Institutional Culture of Delegating & Decentralizing Control: A Case of Experiential Education in Ontario Higher Education

 

2019 Congress

Research Cluster Awards

 

Economic Sociology

  • Anouck Alary, Université de Montréal)
    • Family-directed cord blood banking and the (re)privatization of social reproduction.
  • Ningzi Li, University of Colorado & Abdullah Shahid, Cornell University
    • Liberalization and Legitimacy: Relationship Formation in A Newly Liberalized Market

 

Sociology of Development

  • Jeffrey Swindle, University of Michigan
    • Exposure to Global Cultural Scripts through Media and Attitudes toward Violence against Women

 

Sociology of Education

  • Rod Missaghian, University of Waterloo
    • University dreams are made of these: exploring the role of social capital in the postsecondary decision-making process of a group of at-risk Canadian students

 

Violence and Society

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

 

Work, Professions and Occupations

  • Philip Badawy and Scott Schieman, University of Toronto
    • With Greater Power comes Greater Stress? Supervisor Support and the Role Strains Associated with Job Authority
  • Katelyn D. Mitri, University of Western Ontario
    • Does Higher Education Make a Difference? The Influence of Educational Attainment on Women’s and Men’s Employment Outcomes

 

2017 Congress

Research Clusters

 

Political Sociology and Social Movements

  • Anna Slavina, University of Toronto
    • Cultures of Engagement: Cross-National Differences in Political Action Repertoires

 

2016 Congress

Research Clusters

 

Environmental Sociology

Doctoral Award:

  • Georgia Piggot, University of British Columbia
    • Getting to Zero: Organizational Responses to British Columbia’s Carbon Neutral Policy

 

Masters Award:

  • Amanda Evans, University of Alberta
    • An Ecological Habitus on the Oilfield? Climate Change and Green Technology Perspectives in the Lifestyles of Alberta Oilsands Mine Workers

 

Political Sociology and Social Movements

  • Max Chewinski, University of British Columbia
    • Knots that Strain & Threads that Bind: NGO-Grassroots Dynamics in the Movement Web Challenging Canadian Resource Extractivism

 

2015 Congress

Research Clusters

 

Environmental Sociology

Doctoral Award:

  • Mihai Sarbu, University of Ottawa
    • (Re)defining Climate Change as a Cultural Phenomenon

 

Masters Award:

  • Marianne Corriveau, University of Ottawa
    • Idea-driven environmental mobility: The Case of Goletta Verde

 

Sociology of Development

  • Amm Quamruzzaman, McGill University
    • Economic Growth or Good Governance: What is More Important to Reduce Poverty and Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa?

 

Work, Professions and Occupations

  • Eugena Kwon,
    • Exploring factors influencing career and family choices of female medical students and residents
     

 

2014 Congress

Research Clusters

 

Environmental Sociology

Doctoral Award:

  • Mihai Sarbu, University of Ottawa
    • Instrumental Rationality and Climate Change

 

Masters Award:

  • Max Chewinski, Carleton University
    • Whither the State? Globalization, Citizenship Regimes, and Canadian Mining as Nation-Building