Just before the 2022 year-end holidays (December 20, 2022), Paul Esau successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled, “A Departmental Dilemma: The Genesis of Canadian Military Export Policy, 1945-1960.” Esau’s study seeks to explain Canadian government contradictions between policy on paper and in practice, by exploring the evolution of conventional military export policy in the key years between 1946 and 1960.
The Tri-U congratulates nine students who became PhD Candidates during the month of October 2022. Successful completion of their comprehensive exams which includes a written and oral component moves them into the proposal writing stage for their research. This is an exciting milestone achievement.
Today, we honour Professor Alan Gordon. He passed away on July 25, 2022, almost one month ago, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. The Tri-U community continues to mourn his loss and miss his contributions to student and faculty life. As the news release from Guelph written by colleague Dr. Susan Nance states, "His passing leaves a huge hole in our hearts."
Megan Hamilton, an MA student at the University of Waterloo, was recently announced as a finalist in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) annual Storytellers Challenge competition.
Post-secondary recipients of SSHRC funding are invited “to show Canadians, in up to three minutes or 300 words, how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.”