Best Student Paper Award

Each year, the Political Sociology and Social Movements Research Cluster grants an award recognizing the best paper presented by a graduate student at that year’s Canadian Sociological Association meeting. The award committee consists of the research cluster co-chairs and the cluster’s program committee.

Student papers submitted for the CSA meeting will be automatically considered for the award. For more information, please contact the PSSM Research Cluster Co-chairs, Barry Eidlin ( or Emily Laxer (

Previous Award Winners:

2017: Anna Slavina, University of Toronto
“Cultures of Engagement: Cross-National Differences in Political Action Repertoires.”

2016: Max Chewinski, University of British Columbia
“Knots that Strain & Threads that Bind: NGO-Grassroots Dynamics in the Movement Web Challenging Canadian Resource Extractivism.”