The following scholars have been honoured for their excellent dissertations:
2013 - 2014
Dr. Julie Dowsett - "Feminism for Sale: Commodity Feminism, Femininity, and Subjectivity"
2012 - 2013
Dr. reese simpkins - Making Trans Multiple: Movement, Materiality, Becoming"
2011 - 2012
Dr. Naila Keleta-Mae - "(Re)Positioning Myself: Female and Black in Canada"
2010 - 2011
Dr. Lee Wing Hin (Vivian) - "I’m Not Homophobic, I’m Chinese”: Hong Kong Canadian Discourses of Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, and Multiculturalism in Same-Sex Marriage Debates, 2002-2006
2009 - 2010
Dr. Ruth Knechtel - The Mother and the Androgyne: Comparative Strategies of the New Woman
2008 - 2009
Dr. Jennifer Johnson - All's Fair in Love, War and Negotiations': Gender, Nation and Spaces of Corporate Capital at the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
2006 - 2007
Dr. Sharon Beckford - (Un)recovered Persephones: The Gendered Quest for Individuation in a Selection of Literature by Black Canadian Women Writers
2005 - 2006
Dr. Madelina Sunseri - Theorizing Nationalisms: Intersections of Gender, Nation, Culture and Colonialism in the Case of Oneida’s Decolonizing Nationalist Movement
Dr. Ilya Parkins - Material Modernity: A Feminist Theory of Modern Fashion
Dr. Heather Milne - Rites of Passage: Women’s Travel Writing in Canada, 1885-1914
Dr. Angela Failler - Edible Interpretations: From Melancholy Feminisms to Mourning Anorexia
2004 - 2005
Dr. Jacqueline Petropoulos - Women Writing Race: The Politics of Identity and Theatrical Representation in Canada during the 1980s.
2003 - 2004
Dr. Candida Rifkind - Labours of modernity: The literary left in English Canada, 1929-1939
Dr. Carla Rice - Becoming women: Body image, identity and difference in the passage to womanhood.
2002 - 2003
Dr. Carol Ricker-Wilson - Textual Fantasies: Urban High School Women as Critics and Narrators of Popular Romance
2001 - 2002
Dr. Sherilyn MacGregor - Beyond Mothering Earth: Ecological Citizenship and the Gendered Politics of Care.
2000 - 2001
Dr. Ruth Fletcher - Post-Colonial Legal Forms: A Feminist Critique of Irish Abortion Law
1999 - 2000
Dr. Verna Linney - The Flora Delanica: Mary Delaney and Women’s Art, Science and Friendship in Eighteenth Century England
1998 - 1999
Dr. Christine Ramsay - Masculinity and Processes of Intersubjectivity in the Films of David Cronenberg
Dr. Maja Korac - The Power of Gender in the Transition from State Socialism to Ethnic Nationalism, Militarization, and War: The Case of Post-Yugoslav States
1997 - 1998
Dr. Marietta Messmer - "I have a vice for voices": Reconstructing Emily Dickinson's Epistolary Subject Positions
1996 - 1997
Dr. Andrea O'Reilly - Ship and Harbor: Inn and Trail: Toni Morrison on Motherhood
1995 - 1996
Dr. Greg Malszecki - ‘He Shoots! He Scores!’ Metaphors of War in Sport and the Political Linguistics of Virility