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Dr. Tracey Raney is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University. In addition to holding a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Calgary, she holds a Masters Degree in Canadian Studies (with a specialization in Women’s Studies) from Carleton University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Studies from Queen’s University.
Dr. Raney was awarded the 2013 Jill Vickers Prize for her paper entitled “Leaving Parliament: Gender and Exit in the Ontario Legislature.” The Prize was established (in 2004) in honour of Professor Jill Vickers, an activist and leader in Canadian feminist scholarship, and the author of numerous books and articles in the fields of feminist political science, epistemology and interdisciplinary methodology, feminist theory and movements for change. It is awarded annually to the author or authors of the best paper presented, in English or French, at the annual conference of the Canadian Political Science Association on the topic of gender and politics. Dr. Raney was shortlisted for the award in 2009 (with Loleen Berdahl) and again in 2017 (with Joanna Everitt).
Dr. Raney's current research includes a SSHRC Insight Development Grant (2015-2017) funded project entitled: "The True (Blue) North: the Prime Minister and Canadian Nation-Building since 2006" with Tim Nieguth (Laurentian University).
She is also working on a number of other projects in the areas of Canadian politics, women and politics (Ontario and Canada), national identity, and politics and popular culture.
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