Political Science Awards Ceremony 2017

The 2017 Political Science Awards Ceremony, held on October 20, saw a total of 23 award certificates given - 17 undergraduate and 6 graduate.

Here are some highlights and pictures from the event:

Prof. Aaron Ettinger, Chair of the Outreach Committee and this year's Award Ceremony MC, welcomed the guests and gave introductory remarks:

   Prof Aaron Ettinger opening remarks  Guests at award ceremony


The following Undergraduate Scholarships were presented:

Recipient Grace Wright and Prof Anna Esselment

The Marlies Loewen Schaan Scholarship was presented by Prof. Anna Esselment to Grace Wright.


Vijai Singh receives award

The Richard Nutbrown Memorial Scholarship was presented by Prof. Angela Carter to Vijai Singh.


donor Paul Imrie with Hamima Fattah

The Paul D. Imrie Scholarship was presented by Prof. Eric Helleiner and donor Paul Imrie to Hamima Fattah.


Award recipient Savannah Heintzman

The Professor & Mrs. John Kersell Scholarship in Political Science was presented by Prof. Anna Esselment to Savannah Heintzman.


The James & Edith Davis Scholarship was presented by Prof. Andy Cooper and donor Mrs. Eleanor Kaufman to Misha Khorramshahi (absent).


The Arts Upper Year Scholarship was presented by Prof. Angela Carter to Abigail Tait.


The CD Howe Memorial Foundation Scholarship for Excellence in International Trade was presented by Prof. Mariam Mufti to Visishta Vijayanand.


Prof Ettinger and recipient Dinojah Patkunarajah

The Dixon Scholarship in International Trade was presented by Prof. Aaron Ettinger to Andrew Evans (absent) and Dinojah Patkunarajah.


The Entrance Scholarships presented included:

The Ashok Kapur Entrance Scholarship was presented by Prof. Eric Helleiner and Prof. Ashok Kapur to Anthony Duong.

Ashok Kapur, Anthony Duong and Eric Helleiner


The Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine Entrance Scholarship was presented by Prof. Anna Drake to Shana Bernstein.

Prof Anna Drake and recipient Shana Bernstein


Political Science Departmental Awards and Prizes included:

The Distinguished Academic Achievement Award was presented by Prof. Anna Drake to Nicholas Heintzman.


The Peter Woolstencroft Canadian Politics Prize was presented by Prof. Anna Esselment and donor Prof. Peter Woolstencroft to Matthew Moser (absent).

Prof Anna Esselment and Prof Peter Woolstencroft


The Political Science Second Year Prize was presented by Prof. Andrew Cooper to Nicole Whyte.


The Political Science Third Year Prize was presented by Prof. Andrew Cooper to Naomi Boehmer, and the Political Science Fourth Year Prize was presented to Nicholas Heintzman.


The Political Science Excellence Award was presented by Prof. Anna Esselment to Anthony Castiglione.


Graduate Student Prizes and Awards presented this year:

The Walrus Award in Political Science was presented by Prof. Andrew Cooper and donor Ms. Martha Lasichuk to Stu McGhie.


The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award was presented by Prof. Aaron Ettinger to Jamie Vinken.

Jamie Vinken and Prof Aaron Ettinger


Recipient Sarah Howard and Prof Aaron Ettinger

The Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies Award and the Political Science Senate Graduate Award were presented by Prof. Aaron Ettinger to Sarah Howard.


 

Recipient SArah Howard and Prof David WelchProf David Welch and recipient Peter Augustinavicius

Prof David Welch and recipient Nima Karimi

The Arts Senate Graduate Scholarship was presented by Prof. David Welch to Peter Augustinavicius, Nima Karimi, and Sarah Howard.

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