Two Queen's History PhD alumni have been shortlisted for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize.
Dr. Peter Price's book Questions of Order: Confederation and the Making of Modern Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2020) has been shortlisted for the John W. Dafoe Book Prize. Dr. Price completed his PhD in 2014 under the supervision of Dr. Jeffrey McNairn.
Dr. Daniel R. Meister's book The Racial Mosaic: A Pre-History of Canadian Multiculturalism (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021) was shortlisted as well. His book is based on his PhD dissertation, "The Racial Mosaic: Race, Cultural Pluralism, and Canadian Multiculturalism," which he completed in 2019 under the supervision of Dr. Barrington Walker.
The John W. Dafoe Book Prize is awarded to a work of non-fiction on a topic related to Canada, Canadians, and the Canadian nation in international affairs. The award is given in honour of the late John Wesley Dafoe, editor of the Manitoba Free Press from 1901-1944.
The winner of the 2022 John W. Dafoe Book Prize will be announced in mid-June.