Academic journal article Canadian Ethnic Studies Journal

Editor's Note

Academic journal article Canadian Ethnic Studies Journal

Editor's Note

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As readers of Canadian Ethnic Studies/Etudes ethniques au Canada learned in the last issue, I have the honour of becoming the latest editor of the journal. Perhaps phrases like "being honoured" and having "big shoes to fill" have become almost cliches, but over-used or not, they do express how I feel on taking on this position. I have joined a select group of individuals who have made Canadian Ethnic Studies/Etudes ethniques au Canada a leader in the field by providing a record of the most recent research in ethnic studies and sharing it with an international readership.

As editor, I am following in the footsteps of scholars such as Alexander Malycky, Clive H. Cardinal, H.C. Klassen, Leo Driedger, Howard Palmer, Anthony Rasporich, and James Frideres. I am most honoured to be the first woman to join this distinguished group.

Of the aforementioned editors and co-editors, the person who has served the journal the longest and who has been most closely associated with it is Jim Frideres. Jim became co-editor (with Howard Palmer) in 1978, continued in that position with Tony Rasporich beginning in 1979, and has been editor from 2004 to the present. This is at least twenty-eight years of service to the journal and to the Canadian Ethnic Studies Association. To show our gratitude, it has been decided to name Jim editor emeritus of Canadian Ethnic Studies/Etudes ethniques au Canada. We all anticipate Jim's continued involvement with the journal, and I know that I shall continue to benefit from his wise counsel.

I would also like to pay tribute to others--too numerous to single out here--who have worked unstintingly to make the journal a success: the scholars who have served as guest editors of special issues devoted to their specific areas of expertise, as editors of specific sections of the journal, and as members of the Editorial Board; the scholars who submitted articles and reviews and served as reviewers, and the members of the support staff who worked so diligently on the journal. …

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