Neil Sutherland Prize for Histories of Childhood

This award honours the pioneering work of Canadian historian Neil Sutherland in the history of children and youth by recognizing outstanding contributions to the field. An award of $200 CDN accompanies the prize to be given out on a biennial basis under the auspices of the History of Children and Youth Group, affiliated committee of the Canadian Historical Association. The first prize will be awarded in conjunction with the 2008 meeting of the Canadian Historical Association at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Articles in any area pertaining to the history of children and youth published in scholarly journals and books between January 2006 and December 2007 will be eligible for consideration for the prize. There are no restrictions on time periods or national/international context. Award winners will demonstrate originality of scholarship and clear contribution to our understanding of the history of young people.

To be considered for the award, please send two (2) copies of the published article NO LATER THAN January 25, 2008 to BOTH Dr. Mona Gleason and Dr. Tamara Myers at:

Neil Sutherland Prize Committee
c/o Dr. Mona Gleason
Department of Educational Studies
University of British Columbia
2044 Lower Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z4

Neil Sutherland Prize Committee
c/o Dr. Tamara Myers
History Department
University of British Columbia
Room 1297
1873 East Mall
Vancouver, B.C.
V6T 1Z1

Questions about the prize can be directed to Dr. Mona Gleason ( or Dr. Tamara Myers (

About Jeremy Burman

Jeremy Trevelyan Burman is a senior doctoral student in York University’s Department of Psychology, specializing in the history of developmental psychology and its theory (especially that pertaining to Jean Piaget). Prior to returning to academia, he was a producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.