The Edward F. Sheffield Award was named in honour of Ted Sheffield, the first Professor of Higher Education in Canada (University of Toronto), and founding President of the CSSHE. The award is to recognize the research article in the Canadian Journal of Higher Education deemed by the editors to be the best of the preceding year.

for their article, More Than a Pipeline Problem: Evaluating the Gender Pay Gap in Canadian Academia from 1996 to 2016.

Year Author(s) Title
2020 Bessma Momani, Emma Dreher, and Kira Williams More Than a Pipeline Problem: Evaluating the Gender Pay Gap in Canadian Academia from 1996 to 2016
2019 Karen Robson, Paul Anisef, Robert S. Brown, and Rhonda George Underrepresented Students and the Transition to Postsecondary Education: Comparing Two Toronto Cohorts
2018 Rochelle Wijesingha and Howard Ramos Human Capital or Cultural Taxation: What Accounts for Differences in Tenure and Promotion of Racialized and Female Faculty?
2017 Pierre Gilles Piché and Glen Jones Institutional Diversity in Ontario’s University Sector: A Policy Debate Analysis
2016 Camie Augustus Knowledge Liaisons: Negotiating Multiple Pedagogies in Global Indigenous Studies Courses
2015 Michelle Pidgeon, Jo-ann Archibald, Colleen Hawkey Relationships matter: Supporting Aboriginal graduate students in British Columbia, Canada
2014 Patrick Pelletier La logique institutionnelle d’appropriation du concept ThinkPad university : le cas des écoles et facultés de gestion québécoises
2013 Emery J. Hyslop-Margison
Hugh A. Leonard
Post Neo-Liberalism and the Humanities: What the Repressive State Apparatus Means for Universities
2012 Rozzet Jurdi
Sam Hage
Henry P.H. Chow
Academic Dishonesty in the Canadian Classroom: Behaviours of a Sample of University Students
2011 Michael Skolnik A Look Back at the Decision on the Transfer Function at the Founding of Ontario’s Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology
2010 Laura Servage The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the Neo-Liberalization of Higher Education: Constructing the Entrepreneurial Learner
2009 David Marshall Differentiation by Degrees: System Design and the Changing Undergraduate Environment in Canada
2008 Michael Ornstein
Penni Stewart
Janice Drakich
Promotion at Canadian Universities: The Intersection of Gender, Discipline and Institution
2007 Julia Christensen
Donald McCabe
Academic Misconduct within Higher Education in Canada
2006 Charles Bélanger
Joan Mount
Paul Madgett
Ivan Filion
National Innovation and the Role of the College Sector
2005 J. Paul Grayson The relationship between grades and academic program satisfaction over four years of study
2004 John Levin Two British Columbia university colleges and the process of economic globalization
2003 Art Budros Do university presidents make a difference? A strategic leadership theory of university entrenchment
2002 Lesley Andres Transfer from community college to university: Perspectives and experiences of British Columbia students
2001 Mathieu Albert Stratégies d’apatation des organismes subventionnaires en sciences humaines et sociles au Canada et au Québec aux compressions budgétaires gouvernementales
2000 L. McAlpine,
C. Weston, C.
Beauchamp, C.
Wiseman, J. Beauchamp
Monitoring student cues: Tracking student behaviour in order to improve instruction in higher education
1999 Derek Hum Tenure, faculty contracts, and bargaining conflicts
1998 Lena McCourtie
Peter Miller
Philosophical literacy: Dialogue on a pedagogical experiment
1997 Irene Karpiak Ghosts in wilderness: Problems and priorities of faculty at mid career and mid-life
1996 E. L. Donaldson
E. A. Dixon
Retaining women students in science involves more than course selection
1995 James Dean
Rodney Clifton
An evaluation of pay equity reports at five Canadian universities
1994 Brent McKeown
Allan Macdonell
Charles Bowman
The point of view of the student in attrition research
1993 Steve O. Michael
E. A. Holdaway
Entrepreneurial activities in postsecondary education