Erica Chenoweth of the University of Denver and Laura Dugan of the University of Maryland win CFPJ Best Paper Prize.

David Carment, editor of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (CFPJ), announced that Erica Chenoweth and Laura Dugan have won the 2016 CFPJ Best Paper Prize for The Canadian Way of Counterterrorism: Introducing the GATE-Canada Data Set

The paper is freely available here.

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.

The award carries a $500 prize. Past winners include, 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 the authors:

Erica Chenoweth

Chenoweth is a professor and associate dean for research at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She researches political violence and its alternatives. Chenoweth is principal investigator for the Nonviolent and Violent Campaigns and Outcomes (NAVCO) data project and a co-principal investigator for the Government Actions in Terrorist Environments (GATE) data project.

Chenoweth holds a PhD and an MA in political science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a BA in political science and German from the University of Dayton. She has co-authored Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, co-edited Rethinking Violence: States and Non-State Actors in Conflict and edited Political Violence, along with dozens of journal articles and book chapters.

Laura Dugan

Dugan is a professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland. Her research examines the consequences of violence and the efficacy of violence prevention/intervention policy and practice. She also designs methodological strategies to overcome data limitations inherent in the social sciences. Dugan is a co-principal investigator for the Global Terrorism Database (GTD) and the Government Actions in Terrorist Environments (GATE) datasets.

Dugan holds a doctorate in Public Policy and Management and a Masters in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University.  She has co-authored Putting Terrorism into Context: Lessons Learned from the World’s Most Comprehensive Terrorism Database, along with more than 50 journal articles and book chapters.

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

Joseph Landry

Managing Editor, Canadian Foreign Policy Journal

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