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Areas of Expertise: Identity and well-being over time; Beliefs about personal change; Autobiographical memory; The psychology of subjective time; Future thinking and mental simulation; Goal-pursuit, motivation and resolution-setting; Short-term and long-term motivations for behaviour; Motivation to exercise and to eat better; Motivations for environmentally sustainable behaviour and beliefs about climate change; Interpersonal transgressions and beliefs about morality; Subjective perceptions of stigmatized groups and inequality; Body image, sociocultural norms for appearance; Media and sociocultural norms; Subjective perceptions of space and locations
Biography: I am a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University and part …
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Assistant Professor (Marketing)
Areas of Expertise: marketing; consumer; product reviews; product ratings; online reviews; online ratings; online; social media; consumer; consumer behaviour; consumer behavior; identity; self-concept; social influence; social perception; self-presentation; impression management; social network; word of mouth; online retail;
Biography: Grant Packard …
Professor, Graduate Advisor, Sociology
Areas of Expertise: Race/anti-racism; Race and education; Race and securitization; Race gender; Imperialism/War on terror; Racialized youth; Canadian Muslim studies - Muslim youth and identity post 9/11, Islamic schools; Muslim women's studies - Islamic feminism, hijab, identity, representation
Biography: Research Areas: …
Areas of Expertise: Moral Development; Moral Emotions; Self and Identity Development; Adolescence; Volunteering;
Biography: I am faculty member in the Developmental Psychology area. After finishing my PhD at the Free University in Berlin, Germany, I spent a postdoctoral year at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. I joined the WLU Psychology Department in 2006. My…
Areas of Expertise: discourse analysis; queer theory; cultural studies; critical intimacy theory; privilege; critical race theory; non/monogamy; non-monogamies; polyamory; polygamy; adultery; public sphere theory; mixed race identity; hybridity; social media; digital culture; digital intimacies; hashtags; research methods
Biography: My work centres the cultural study of discourse, politics …
Contract Academic Faculty
Areas of Expertise: Film, Media, and Cultural Theory; Subjectivity and Identity; Marxist cultural theory; Psychoanalysis; Popular Culture and Consumer Society; Postmodernism and Visual Culture;and, Post-Structuralism.
Biography: Matthew Flisfeder is a film, media, and cultural theorist, and the author of The Symbolic, The Sublime, and Slavoj Zizek's Theory of Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). His research and teaching interests include Western Marxism and Critical Theory,…