Carleton University’s David Carment, editor of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal (CFPJ), announced that Greg Anderson and Thomas Juneau have won the 2019 CFPJ Best Paper Prize for their articles, respectively titled “David and Goliath in Canada-U.S. Relations: who’s really who?” and “A story of failed re-engagement: Canada and Iran, 2015–2018.”

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 results this year were so close the committee decided to recognize both authors.

The award includes a $500 prize. Past winners include Stephen Brown, 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.

Anderson is a professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta and former research director of the Alberta Institute of American Studies (AIAS) at the University of Alberta. He earned a B.A and M.A. in American History at Brigham Young University and the University of Alberta, respectively, and completed his PhD in 2005 at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. He also served as policy analyst for the Western Hemisphere Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) under both President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush.

Juneau is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. He is the author of Squandered Opportunity: Neoclassical realism and Iranian foreign policy, editor of Strategic Analysis in Support of International Policy Making: Case studies in achieving analytical relevance and co-editor of Canadian Defence Policy in Theory and Practice and of Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001. From 2003 until 2014, he worked with Canada’s Department of National Defence, mostly as a policy analyst covering the Middle East.

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