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Laurier professor named a finalist for a prestigious 2013 Canada Prize
Laurier Professor Tarah Brookfield has been named a finalist for a prestigious 2013 Canada Prize in the Social Sciences.
Brookfield, who teaches in both the History and the Youth & Children's Studies programs at Laurierís Brantford campus, was nominated for her most recent book, Cold War Comforts: Canadian Women, Child Safety, and Global Insecurity, published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
The winners of the 2013 Canada Prizes will be announced in mid-March. The prizes, each valued at $2,500, will be presented by distinguished author and public intellectual John Ralston Saul at an awards ceremony Saturday, March 23 in Ottawa.
The Canada Prizes are sponsored by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual awards honour the best scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences that have received funding from the federationís Awards to Scholarly Publications Program.