A Fine Crowd 2017

(left to right): Alex Marland, Julie Brittain, Agnes Juhasz-Ormsby, Sonja Boon, Jeff Webb, Sebastian Rossignol, Michael Wernerheim

The publication of a book is often the culmination of many years of sustained research or concentrated creative energy. This annual event acknowledges the significant achievement of those who wrote or compiled/edited a volume.

(E) after author’s name indicates editor. (T) after author’s name indicates translator.


The Giant Eagle and other storiesMarguerite MacKenzie (E) Julie Brittain (T)
Scottish Arctic WhalingChelsey Sanger
Inuit StudiesLisa Rankin (E)
Subsistence under Capitalism : Historical and Contemporary PerspectivesDean Bavington (E)
Approvisionner Cayenne Sous L’Ancien Regime : Archeologie et Histoire des Reseaux CommerciauxCatherine Losier
Sweat Equity : Cooperative House-Building in Newfoundland 1920-1974Chris Sharpe and A.J. (Jo) Shawyer
Observing the Outports: Describing Newfoundland Culture, 1950-1980Jeff Webb
Borderland Films: American Cinema, Mexico, and Canada during the Progressive EraDominique Bregent-Heald
Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and MemoryArn Keeling (E) John Sandlos (E)
Voyage, vitesse et alterite selon Paul Morand et Nicolas BouvierHalia Koo
Engaging with Ethics in International Criminological ResearchRose Ricciardelli (E)
Adding Insult to Injury: (Mis) Treating Homeless Women in Our Mental Health SystemRose Ricciardelli
An Extraordinary Ordinary Man: The Life Story of Edgar HouseDoug House
Place Peripheral- Place-Based Development in Rural, Island, and Remote RegionsKelly Vodden (E)
The Mi-kmaw Grammar of Father PacifiqueJohn Hewson
Telling the Flesh: Life Writing, Citizenship, and the Body in the letters to Samuel Auguste TissotSonja Boon
Brought to Light: Contemporary Freemasonry, Meaning, and SocietyScott Kenney
Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message ControlAlex Marland
Canadian Election Analysis: Communication, Strategy, and DemocracyAlex Marland
Inside Canadian PoliticsAlex Marland
Conflicted Colony- Critical Episodes in Nineteenth-Century Newfoundland and LabradorKurt Korneski
Newly added 
The Finest Room in the Colony: The Library of John Thomas MullockAgnes Juhasz-Ormsby and Nancy Earle (E)
Urkundenformeln im Kontext: Formen der Schriftkultur im Ostmitteleuropa des MittelaltersSebastien Rossignol
EdgeMary Dalton
Approvisionner Cayenne Sous L’Ancien Regime : Archeologie et Histoire des Reseaux CommerciauxCatherine Losier
Rethinking German IdealismSean McGrath

Dean's Awards

(left to right) Julle Temple Newhook, Helen Knapman, Dean Phillips, Michael Wernerheim, Jeff Webb


Teaching Excellence, tenured
Michael Wernerheim, economics

Teaching Excellence, non-tenure
Julie Temple Newhook, English

Distinguished Scholarship
Scott Matthews, political science

Retiree Recognition
Evan Simpson, philosophy

Exceptional Service
Helen Knapman, political science

Graduate Supervision
Tony Fang, economics

Peter Cashin Award
Jeff Webb, history

Community Research Engagement
Trinity Bay North (nominated by Nicholas Lymer, geography grad student)



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