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Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator
Areas of Expertise: Legal Theory; Political Philosophy; Theories of Justice; Global Ethics and Pluralism; Human Rights and Diversity; Aboriginal Rights; Educational Rights; Disability; Race; Cultural Rights; Indian Philosophy;
Biography: My research area is in legal and political philosophy, and …
Associate Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Philosophy of Sport/Physical Culture; Ethics of Sport/Physical Activity; Sport/Physical Culture as a political tool; Use/abuse of Sport Technology (i.e. cheating/ doping); History of Sport and Physical Culture; Coaching & Sport Leadership
Biography: My general area of scholarship focuses on examining sociocultural aspects of sport and human movement. Within this context, the primary emphasis of my research is applying the methods and ideas of pragmatism to philosophical issues related…
Areas of Expertise: Oaths, Oath Refusal; Pledges and Vows: Citizenship, Religious, Military, Loyalty and Allegiance, Environmental; Mennonites: Faith, History and Community; History of Christianity; Religion and War and Peace; Global Conflict and Disarmament; Global Citizenship and Ethics; International Humanitarian Law
Biography: Edmund Pries was born into a refugee family. His parents were born in Ukraine/USSR, Edmund was born in Paraguay, and all six of his younger siblings were born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Being born into a globalized family environment helped him understand…
Contract Academic Staff
Areas of Expertise: Medical Ethics; Professional Ethics; Ethics and Climate Change
Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism
Areas of Expertise: Literary journalism; Personal journalism; Creative non-fiction; Magazine and feature writing; Journalism ethics
Biography: Bruce Gillespie is an award-winning writer and editor. His work has appeared in a wide range of Canadian media, including Canadian Geographic, This Magazine, the National Post, Quill & Quire, Chatelaine and Saturday Night. …