Best Paper Awards

In 2008 Crossing Borders instituted a “Best Paper” award for the most outstanding of the papers submitted by students for the annual Crossing Borders conference.  Below are the names of the winners from the most recent conferences.


2013 Best Paper

“Quantifying First Nations’ Movements through the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands, 1871-1901”

Benjamin Hoy, Stanford University

2012 Best Paper

“Unsettled:  Border Crossing Canadian Writers”

Ms. Hannah Jocelyn, York University

2011 Best Paper

“Buffalo, Ontario:  How Can-Am Relations Moulded the 2011 IIHF World Junior
Hockey Championship”

Nikolas B. Steriovski, University at Buffalo, SUNY

2010 Best Paper

The Influence of Trade Dependence on Joint Membership in Intergovernmental Organizations: A Case Study of Can-Am IGO Membership

Ms. Tasha Lavey, University at Buffalo, SUNY

2009 Best Paper

The Education of English Language Learners: Policies, Programming, Accountability and Outcomes in Ontario and Massachusetts Schools

Ms. Annie Duguay, Ryerson University

2008 Best Paper

Neighboring Traits: A Comparative Study of the Effect of Gender on the Political Personality Traits of American And Canadian Federal Representatives

Ms. Rachelle M. Hoeflschweiger, St. Bonaventure University