2018 CALACS Article Prize for Emerging Scholars Awarded to Étienne Roy-Grégoire

It is with great pleasure that the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) announces the recipient of the 2018 CALACS Article Prize for Emerging Scholars: Étienne Roy-Grégoire for his article "lnstitutionalizing CSR in Colombia's Extractive Sector: Disciplining Society, Destabilizing Enforcement?" Canadian Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 38, no. 2.

The jury agreed unanimously on the selection of this paper for the new CALACS prize. The jury found that it was a compelling paper that presents a strong and convincing argument, draws on and makes significant contributions to relevant theory, and enhances our knowledge of the extractive sector in Colombia, including the Canadian connection.

Étienne Roy-Grégoire is a doctoral student in the School for Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. He also holds a master's degree in political science from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the Université de Montréal. His research focuses on regulatory regimes in the mining sector, particularly in Canada and Latin America. He worked for several years in the field of human rights in Colombia and Guatemala. The paper is co-authored with Luz Marina Monzón, Universidad Santo Tomás (Bogotá).

The CALACS Article Prize for Emerging Scholars is a new award intended to recognize and encourage talented junior scholars in the field of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The articles were adjudicated by a three person jury. The jury and CALACS would like to congratulate all nominees for the outstanding quality of their submission and thank them for participating in the competition.