Carleton’s Canadian Foreign Policy Journal Announces Winner of Best Paper Prize

Emma Ashford of the Cato Institute wins CFPJ Best Paper Prize.

David Carment, editor of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (CFPJ), announced that Emma Ashord has won the 2017 CFPJ Best Paper Prize for her article Hegemonic Blackmail: Entrapment in Civil War Intervention.

The paper is available on the CFPJ website at http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcfp20/current and its affiliate policy website: www.iaffairscanada.com.

Josh Libben of the University of Ottawa was selected as runner-up for his contribution Am I My Brother’s Peacekeeper? Strategic Cultures and Change among Major Troop Contributors to United Nations Peacekeeping.

The prize is awarded annually for the best article published in the CFPJ. Each refereed contribution is eligible for consideration and members of CFPJ’s editorial and international advisory board judge the articles based on scholarship, contribution to knowledge and debate, writing style and audience accessibility.

The award carries a $500 prize. Past winners include, Erica Chenoweth and Laura Dugan, Christian Leuprecht, Michael Urban, Stéphane Roussel, Daryl Copeland, Kim Nossal, Susan Henders and Mary Young and David Gordon.

About the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal

CFPJ is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published three times a year by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University. Established in 1992, CFPJ is now Canada’s leading journal of international affairs. The journal’s international advisory and editorial boards reflect diverse political, disciplinary and professional perspectives. Contributors are drawn from Canada and around the world. Essays are fully referenced, peer-reviewed, authoritative yet written for the specialist and non-specialist alike.  Its readers include government officials, academics, students of international affairs, journalists, NGOs and the private sector. Details regarding submitting articles commentaries and review essays to the journal can be found here: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcfp20/current

About the author:

Emma Ashford is a research fellow in Defence and Foreign Policy Studies at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., where her research interests focus on U.S. foreign policy, Russian and Middle Eastern affairs and the intersection of security studies and global energy politics. Her work on these issues was published most recently in U.S. Grand Strategy in the 21st Century: The Case for Restraint. She holds a PhD in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia.

For more information:
David Carment
Editor, Canadian Foreign Policy Journal
Professor, NPSIA, Carleton University
david_carment@carleton.ca

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