Canadian Foreign Policy Journal Announces Winner of Best Paper Prize
Ottawa - Carleton University’s Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (CFPJ has awarded Michael Urban of the Mowat Centre, the Best Paper Prize for his piece A Fearful Asymmetry: Diefenbaker, the Canadian Military and Trust During the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Urban’s article focuses on the role of trust in international relations and foreign policy analysis, and uses this idea to account for differences between Prime Minister Diefenbaker and that of the Canadian military during the Cuban missile crisis.
The award carries a $500 prize. Past winners include Stéphane Roussel, Daryl Copeland, Kim Nossal, Susan Henders and Mary Young, David Gordon and Christian Leuprecht.
The prize is awarded annually for the best article published in CFPJ. Each contribution is eligible for consideration and the CFPJ’s editorial and international advisory board judge the articles based on scholarship, contribution to knowledge and debate, writing style and audience accessibility.
This year two runners up were also selected. Carolyn John and Adam Thorn of Ryerson University, for their piece on subnational diplomacy in the Great Lakes region and University of Ottawa’s Rebecca Tiessen and Krystel Carrier for their article on the erasure of gender in Canadian foreign policy under the Harper Conservatives.