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History PhD nominated for the 2012‑13 CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award

Posted by Department of History on April 2, 2013 in Students, News, Awards

Newly-minted PhD, Roger Marsters, is nominated  to represent Dalhousie University for the 2012-2013 CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award.  

The title of Roger’s dissertation is, “Approaches to Empire:  Hydrographic Knowledge and British State Activity in Northeastern North America, 1711 – 1783”.

Congratulations and good luck Roger!

The CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards recognize doctoral students whose dissertations make an original contribution to their academic field. Two awards are offered each year: one in engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences; and one in fine arts, humanities and social sciences.

The Awards will be given at the next Annual Conference on Monday, November 4th 2013 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal.