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Professor Emeritus, Psychology
Areas of Expertise: History and philosophy of psychology; Professional and research ethics; Electoral politics
Biography: Interests: Community psychology. Critical history, ethics, and philosophy of scientific and professional psychology. Spiritual and religious development. Drama and theatre. Dr. Walsh Bowers Personal Website
Professor; CIGI Chair in Global Governance; Cross Appointment at the Balsillie School of International Affairs
Areas of Expertise: Diplomacy; South-South relations; Multilateralism; Democratic transitions; Transitional justice; Latin American and Caribbean politics and IR
Biography: Jorge Heine holds the Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, is Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation…
Areas of Expertise: Politics, religion and society in West Africa; Mass media in African society; Eugenics and scientific racism; Sexuality in other cultures
Biography: History of anthropology, symbolic anthropology, representations of sexuality, legal anthropology, the anthropological study of mass media. Geographical area: Africa.
Associate Professor (Spanish)
Areas of Expertise: Latin American literature and culture; Latin American history; Latin American contemporary politics; Memory and testimony; Journalism;
Biography: Books: …
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Associate Professor of French and Cultural Analysis and Social Theory
Areas of Expertise: Contemporary capitalism; Film as allegory; Political cinema; French politics and culture
Biography: Milo Sweedler studied English and comparative literature at Binghamton University before moving to Paris, where he studied in the Texte, Imaginaire, Société program at the Université de Paris VIII. He completed his PhD in French at Emory University under…
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Associate Professor, Political Science / Undergraduate Advisor / Graduate Faculty Balsillie School of International Affairs
Areas of Expertise: East African politics; Women and development (Third World); Third World politics; Women and politics; Urban food security; African policy process; Uganda; Tanzania;
Biography: TEACHING …
Areas of Expertise: Canadian politics; Canadian political parties; The media's role in public policy; Public opinion; Environmental politics;
Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (2003); Professor, Department of Political Science and Balsillie School of International Affairs;
Areas of Expertise: International human rights; Comparative genocide studies; Sociology and politics of human rights; Women's international human rights; Gay and Lesbian rights; Human rights and retrospective justice; Human rights and globalization;
Biography: Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Ph.D., FRSC …
Areas of Expertise: American politics; Canadian politics; Middle East politics; Public opinion; Canadian elections
Biography: Public opinion and elections; the politics of policy making; Canadian and American politics, research methodology. Dr. Kay's recent writings have been on the topics of electoral systems, public opinion polls and single-issue interest groups. He has also…
Areas of Expertise: Quebec politics; Canadian political parties; Canadian politics; Ontario politics; Social movements and interest groups (Canada)
Biography: Dr. Tanguay's current research focuses on electoral reform in liberal democracies and on the evolving division of labour between political parties and organized interests. He is also interested in Quebec politics, especially the evolution of the party…