Stephen Brown, Fellow at Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study wins CFPJ Best Paper Prize

Carleton University’s David Carment, editor of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (CFPJ), announced that Stephen Brown has won the 2018 CFPJ Best Paper Prize for his article All about that Base? Branding and the Domestic Politics of Canadian Foreign Aid.

The paper is freely available on the CFPJ website at:

The prize is awarded annually for the best article published in the CFPJ. Each refereed contribution is eligible for consideration and members of CFPJ’s editorial and international advisory board judge the articles based on scholarship, contribution to knowledge and debate, writing style and audience accessibility. David Webster of Bishop’s University was selected as runner-up for his contribution End of the Innocents: Engagement and Decolonization in the Global South since 1968.

The award includes a $500 prize. Past winners include Emma Ashford, Erica Chenoweth and Laura Dugan, Christian Leuprecht, Michael Urban, Stéphane Roussel, Daryl Copeland, Kim Nossal, Susan Henders and Mary Young and David Gordon.

About the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal
CFPJ is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal published three times a year by the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA) at Carleton University. Established in 1992, CFPJ is now Canada’s leading journal of international affairs. The journal’s international advisory and editorial boards reflect diverse political, disciplinary and professional perspectives. Contributors are drawn from Canada and around the world. Essays are fully referenced, peer-reviewed, authoritative yet written for the specialist and non-specialist alike.  Its readers include government officials, academics, students of international affairs, journalists, NGOs and the private sector. Details regarding submitting articles commentaries and review essays to the Journal can be found here:

About Stephen Brown

Brown is professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa and is currently a fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences. His research focuses on foreign aid policy and how aid donors become political actors in developing countries.

For more information:
David Carment
Editor, Canadian Foreign Policy Journal
Professor, NPSIA, Carleton University

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