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Faculty awards

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Book awards

The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America (Cornell University Press, 2011), Jason M. Colby

  • Honourable mention, Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize, Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations
  • Honourable mention, Ralph Gomory Prize, Business History Conference
The Reign of Terror in America: Visions of Violence from Anti-Jacobinism to Antislavery (Cambridge, 2009), Dr. Rachel Cleves
  • Gilbert Chinard Prize, Society for French Historical Studies and the Institut français de Washington, 2009

Death by a Thousand Cuts (Harvard University Press, 2008), Dr. Greg Blue

  • Wallace Ferguson Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2009

Makuk A New History of Aboriginal-White Relations (UBC Press 2008), Dr. John Lutz

  • Harold Adams Innis Prize, CFHSS, 2010
  • Clio Award for BC, Canadian Historical Association, 2009
  • CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2010

Laughing Matters: Farce and the Making of Absolutism in France (Cornell University Press, 2007), Dr. Sara Beam

  • Bainton Prize in History, Sixteenth Century Society, 2008
  • Shortlist, Wallace Ferguson Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2008

Ukraine: Birth of a Modern Nation (Oxford University Press, 2007), Dr. Serhy Yekelchyk

  • CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2007

Traders' Tales: Narratives of Cultural Encounters in the Columbia Plateau, 1807-1846 (University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), Dr. Elizabeth Vibert

  • Albert Corey Prize, American Historical Association/Canadian Historical Association, 1999
  • Honourable mention, Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 1998
  • Honourable mention, Wallace Ferguson Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 1998

Revivals and Roller Rinks: Religion, Leisure and Identity in Late Nineteenth Century Small Town Ontario (University of Toronto Press, 1996),  Dr. Lynne Marks

  • Floyd S. Chalmers Award, best book published in Ontario history, 1996

Maritime Capital: The Shipping Industry in Atlantic Canada 1820-1914 (McGill-Queen's University Press, 1990), Dr. Eric Sager

  • Honourable Mention, Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 1990
  • Keith Matthews Award, Canadian Nautical Research Society, 1990
  • John Lyman Award, North American Society for Oceanic History, 1990

Seafaring Labour: The Merchant Marine of Atlantic Canada, 1820-1914 (McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989), Dr. Eric Sager

  • Honourable Mention, Sir John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 1989
  • Regional History Certificate of Merit, Canadian Historical Association, 1989
  • Honourable Mention, J. W. Dafoe Foundation Award, 1989
  • Honourable Mention, Keith Matthews Award, Canadian Nautical Research Society, 1989
  • John Lyman Book Award for Canadian Maritime History, North American Society for Oceanic History, 1989

Article awards

  • Dr. Rachel Cleves - History of Children and Youth Group Prize for " ‘Heedless Youth’: The Revolutionary War Poetry of Ruth Bryant (1760-83).” William and Mary Quarterly 67, no. 3 (July 2010):519-548.
  • Dr. Simon Devereaux - Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies (PCCBS) Article Prize for "Recasting the Theatre of Execution: The Abolition of the Tyburn Ritual.", 2009-2010.
  • Dr. Lynne Marks - Switzer-Cooperstock Prize in Western Canadian Jewish History for "’Not being religious didn't take away from their Jewishness’:  The complexities of lived religion among late 19th and early 20th century B.C. Jews”, 2010.
  • Dr. Eric Sager - Founders’ Prize, Canadian History of Education Association, for “Women Teachers in Canada, 1881-1901: Revisiting the 'Feminization' of an Occupation”, 2007.
  • Dr. Andrea McKenzie - American Society for Legal History's Surrency Prize for ‘“This Death Some Strong and Stout Hearted Man Doth Choose” The Practice of Peine Forte et Dure in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England’, 2005
  • Dr. Andrea McKenzie - Sutherland Prize for ‘“This Death Some Strong and Stout Hearted Man Doth Choose”: The Practice of Peine Forte et Dure in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England’, 2005
  • Dr. John Lutz -  Journal of the West Best Article Prize for “When is an ‘Indian War’ not a War?: Canadian Indians and American Settlers in the Pacific Northwest, 1850s-1860s,” 2000.
  • Dr. Rick Rajala - Theodore C.  Blegen Award for “The Forest as Factory”, 1994
  • Dr. Rick Rajala - Ralph W. Hidy Award for "Bill and the Boss", 1990

Teaching and research awards

Dr. Jason Colby - Humanities Award for Teaching Excellence, 2013

Dr. Eric Sager - Paz Buttedahl Career Achievement Award of the Confederation of Faculty Associations of BC, 2012

Dr. Sara Beam - Paris Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowship, 2012

Dr. Andrew Wender - Gilian Sherwin Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2012

Dr. Serhy Yekelchyk - Humanities Award for Research Excellence, 2011

Dr. Andrea McKenzie - Humanities Award for Teaching Excellence, 2011

Dr. Eric Sager - Craigdarroch Award for Excellence in Communicating Research, 2011

Dr. John Lutz,  MERLOT Classics Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources, 2008

Dr. John Lutz,  Pierre Berton Award for the Dissemination of Canadian History, 2008

Dr. Peter Baskerville - Humanities Award for Research Excellence, 2006

Dr. Brian Dippie - Humanities Award for Teaching Excellence, 2006

Dr. John Lutz - Craigdarroch Award for Research Dissemination, University of Victoria, March 2006

Dr. Paul Wood - Humanities Award for Research Excellence, 2004

Dr. Angus McLaren - Humanities Award for Research Excellence, 2001

Dr. Greg Blue - Humanities Award for Teaching Excelelnce, 2001

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