History alumnus, Dr. Stacey Zembrzycki’s (PhD, 2007) book, According to Baba: A Collaborative Oral History of Sudbury’s Ukrainian Community (UBC Press, 2014), has been shortlisted for a Kobzar Literary Award.

Stacey Zembrzycki According to Baba book cover

According to Baba grew out of Dr. Zembrzycki’s PhD dissertation at Carleton University in the Department of History under the supervision of Dr. Marilyn Barber and Dr. John C. Walsh.

Since completing her PhD, Zembrzycki has gone on to become an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Concordia University. She is an award-winning oral and public historian of ethnic, immigrant, and refugee experience.

For more information on the Kobzar Literary Award and Zembrzycki’s work, see the related FASS newsletter story.