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Susan Neylan

Associate Professor and Graduate Officer
Canadian Cultural & Social History; Aboriginal Peoples; Western Canada

Areas of Expertise: History of aboriginal peoples in Canada; Native-missionary relations in British Columbia; Canadian history (19th and 20th century)

Biography: Academic Interests …

519 884 1970 ext.3595

Alfred Hecht

Professor Emeritus and Associate Director Viessmann European Research Centre

Areas of Expertise: Regional development in Canada; Ethnicity, religion and income variation in Canada; Regional development in Paraguay; Industrial development in former East Germany

Biography:  click here for more information

1.519.884-0710 ext.2447

Tarah Brookfield

Associate Professor, History and Youth & Children's Studies

Areas of Expertise: Cold War Canada; Canada's Peace & Disarmament Movement; History of International Adoption; History of International Development; Canadian Women's History; Canadian Children's History

Biography: I'm excited to be part of two programs at Laurier …

519.756.8228 ext.5792

Margaret Walton-Roberts

Associate Professor, Geography; Associate Director, International Migration Research Centre

Areas of Expertise: Immigration Indian diaspora; Ethnicity Gender Population dynamics (Canada); India-Canada social and economic connections

Biography: Margaret Walton-Roberts is an associate professor in the Geography and Environmental studies department at Wilfrid Laurier University Ontario, and associate director of the International Migration Research Centre. Her research addresses gender, Indian…

519 884-0710 ext.2263

Cynthia Comacchio

Professor, wlu.ca/history Series Editor, Studies in Childhood and Family in Canada: wlupress.wlu.ca

Areas of Expertise: Gender, class and family; Parenting roles, infant care and childrearing; Social welfare and social policy regarding children and families; Health policy, education and care; Maternity, infants, children and adolescents; The culture of childhood and adolescence in Canada; Adolescents and popular culture in 20th century Canada; The modernization of Canadian families; Canadian families during the Great Depression; The development of industrial hygiene/occupational health programs in Canada during the 20th century;

Biography: Academic Interests …

519 884 0710 ext.3422

Brian Tanguay

Professor

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…

519-884-0710 ext.3663

Debora VanNijnatten

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science; North American Studies Program

Areas of Expertise: Environmental policy and politics (especially Canada and the U.S.); Canadian politics; American politics

Biography: Comparative public policy, environmental policy. Dr. VanNijnatten's current research addresses several aspects of Canadian and American environmental policy, including air quality and climate change policy, transboundary institutions and state-province…

519-884-1970 ext.3841

Jenna Hennebry

Director, International Migration Research Centre (IMRC), Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise: International migration; Mobility, Transnationalism; Labour migration & Temporary foreign worker programs; Immigration policies & Migration governance; Migration flows & trends; Migrant rights, health & social protection; Remittances, ICTs & development; Political economy of migration; Regional expertise: Canada, Mexico, Morocco, Spain;

Biography: Recent Books: …

226-772-3139

Herbert Pimlott

Associate Professor, Communication Studies, MA CAST

Areas of Expertise: political communication (Canada, UK); alternative and radical media; social movements and media (including social media); journalism and print communication (versus digital media); post-secondary issues (Canada, UK)

Biography: Dr. Pimlott has taught communication and cultural studies at four different higher education institutions in Greater London, UK, while doing freelance editorial work and conference organizing. …

519.884.1970 ext.2522

Maria Gallego

Associate Professor (Economics)

Areas of Expertise: Political economics; Public economics; Public policy; Voting in Canada; Microeconomics; Economy

Biography: Though born in Colombia, I lived in France, the United States, Yugoslavia, finally ending up in Canada. I completed my baccalureate studies in Economics at the University of Los Andes in BogotÓ (Colombia). After working for the Foreign Trade Agency of the…

519.884.0710 ext.2635

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