Research and Scholarship Award

Nominations are now open, and will be received until 31 January for the CSSHE Research and Scholarship Award.

The award will be conferred on a practicing scholar, post-Ph.D., with a significant publication record on any aspect of Canadian postsecondary education (with an emphasis on work published in the last five years), and who is expected to continue to make scholarly contributions to the field for some time to come.

The award is not intended to recognize teaching or service to institutions or to the profession.

The Nomination

Nominations may be made by anyone, though self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations should include the following and be forwarded in electronic form by 31 January each year to Tim Howard at

      1. A letter of nomination explaining who the candidate is and why she or he is being nominated for a research award.
      2. A curriculum-vitae of the candidate.
      3. One or more examples of the published scholarship of the candidate.

Past Recipients

Year Author(s) Institution
2017 Not Awarded
2016 Heather Kanuka University of Alberta
2015 Creso Sá University of Toronto
2014 Not Awarded
2013 Not Awarded
2012 Not Awarded
2011 Not Awarded
2010 Not Awarded
2009 Lesley Andres The University of British Columbia
2008 Not Awarded
2007 Not Awarded
2006 Lynn McAlpine McGill University
2005 Not Awarded
2004 D. Randy Garrison The University of Calgary
2003 Not Awarded
2002 Not Awarded
2001 Glen A. Jones OISE/University of Toronto
2000 John S. Levin The University of Arizona
1999 Rodney A. Clifton &
Paul Grayson
The University of Manitoba
Akinson College/York University
1998 Sandra Acker OISE/University of Toronto
1997 Philip Abrami &
Gilles Nadeau
Concordia University
Universite de Moncton
1996 A.B. McKillop Caleton University
1995 Not Awarded
1994 Janet Donald McGill University
1993 Harry Murray The University of Western Ontario
1992 Paul Axelrod York University
1991 Raymond Perry The University of Manitoba
1990 Michael Skolnik OISE/University of Toronto