cover of book entitled Marion Dewar: A Life of Action by Deborah GorhamThe History Department is pleased to announce that Distinguished Research Professor Deborah Gorham has won the 2017 Alison Prentice Award presented by the Ontario Historical Society for Marion Dewar: A Life of Action, a Feminist History Society Book, (Toronto: Second Story Press, 2016). The award honours the best book on women’s history in Ontario, published in the past three years. It was named after Dr. Alison Prentice, a distinguished scholar in the field of Women’s History and Studies in Education.

The Ontario Historical Society award ceremony was held the afternoon of Saturday, June 10 in Toronto. For more information about the Ontario Historical Society award, visit: