Congratulations to Rosa Bruno-Jofré who received the TD Bank Award as one of Canada’s ten most influential Hispanic Canadians in Toronto November 21, 2017. Begun in 2007, this award program is run by the Canadian Hispanic Business Alliance in cooperation with the Canadian Hispanic Congress. The awards “celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Canadians to our social, economic and multicultural fabric.” The citation for Dr. Bruno-Jofré, Professor at Queen’s University, describes her arrival in Canada from Argentina in 1977, her contribution as Dean of Education at Queen’s (2000-2010) and as a scholar, founding an influential international research program. She has published with McGill-Queen’s University Press, Routledge and the University of Toronto Press. Her work has been translated into French, Spanish and Chinese.
Congratulations to Robert Dennis of UPEI who was selected in November 2017 as an associate of the Wilson Institute at McMaster University for 2017-20120. In making the announcement about the selection of associates, Ian McKay, Director of the Wilson Institute, says that the associates are “scholars who are pushing the field of Canadian history in exciting new transnational directions.”