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Richard Walsh

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

Margaret E. Toye

Associate Professor, Program Coordinator, Women and Gender Studies

Areas of Expertise: Feminist theory; Feminist ethics; Theories of love; Gender and consumption; Gender and technology; Contemporary women's novels

Biography: PROGRAMS …

519-884-0710 ext.2010

Byron Williston

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Advisor

Areas of Expertise: Environment and ethics; Climate change; Religion; Atheism; Modern Philosophy

519-884-0710 ext.3686

Frédérique Guinel

Professor, Biology - on sabbatical until June 30, 2016

Areas of Expertise: Pea mutants; Nodule organogenesis; Physiology of nodulation; Plant hormones; Mycorrhizae; Plants and microbes; Rhizobia; Legume transformation; Communication skills in biology; Ethics in science

Biography: Areas of Research: Development and hormonal regulation of root symbiosis (nodulation, mycorrhizae).Selected publications: …

519-884-0710 ext.2230

Chris Klassen

Contract Academic Staff

Areas of Expertise: Feminist theory; Contemporary Paganism; Environmental ethics; Disability studies; Popular culture; Women and religion

519 884 0710 ext.3626

Detlev Nitsch

Assistant Professor (Policy)

Areas of Expertise: Business Strategy; International Strategy; Ethics;

Biography: Dr. Detlev Nitsch is a member of the faculty of the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics in Ontario, Canada. He teaches business strategy, international strategy, and ethics at the undergraduate and MBA levels. His current research focuses on the…

519.884.0710 ext.2607

Mark Baetz

Retired Faculty (Policy)

Areas of Expertise: Canadian Business and Government Relations; Strategic Management; Mission Statements; Business Ethics; Social Issues in Business; Codes of Ethics; Corporate Volunteer Programs; Ethical Investing;

Biography: Dr. Mark Baetz has been with the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at WLU since 1980. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses related to strategic management and corporate social responsibility. Dr. Baetz received an Honourable Mention…

519.884.0710 ext.2564

Stephen Haller

Associate Professor, Society, Culture, and Environment

Areas of Expertise: Science and ethics; Science policy; Environment and ethics; Global warming; Risks and uncertainty

Biography: I grew up in Burlington, Ontario and spent my childhood reading, cycling and discussing Utopias. I went to university to study science and have been employed as a geologist and a chemist. While working for the federal government, I conducted research on…

519.756.8228 ext.5705

Marshall Fine


Areas of Expertise: Professional ethics; Family therapy; Family Experiences with Child Protection; Family and couple relationships

Biography: I taught couple and family therapy in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at the University of Guelph for sixteen years prior to coming to FSW in January 1999. My research, theoretical interests, and publications are in the following areas:…

519-884-0710 ext.X 5223

Thomas Rose

Contract Academic Staff

Areas of Expertise: Journalism Law & Ethics; Journalism & Democracy; International Law

Biography: Mr. Rose has been an assistant professor of journalism since 2006.  His research interests include journalism theory and practice; freedom of expression, , international law, human rights. …


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