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Richard Walsh

Professor, 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

(519) 884-0710 ext.3630

Jorge Heine

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:   …

519-884-0710 ext.3275

Andrew Lyons

Professor Emeritus

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.

Hugo De Marinis

Associate Professor (Spanish) & Chair

Areas of Expertise: Latin American literature and culture; Latin American history; Latin American contemporary politics; Memory and testimony; Journalism;

Biography: Books: …

519 - 884 - 0710 ext.2652

Andrea M Brown

Associate Professor, Political Science / Women & Gender Studies Program Coordinator / Graduate Faculty Balsillie School of International Affiars

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  …

519-884-0710 ext.2194

Simon Kiss

Assistant Professor, Journalism/Leadership

Areas of Expertise: Canadian politics Canadian political parties The media's role in public policy Public opinion Environmental politics

Biography: I originally hail from Edmonton, Alberta I became interested in the role of the news media in the political process after working for a political party at the Legislative Assembly.  My dissertation argued that changes in the provincial economy, the…

519-756-8228 ext.5936

Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, FRSC

Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (2003); Professor, Department of Global Studies 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 …

519-884-0710 ext.2780

Barry (On sabbatical Leave, Winter 2014) Kay

Associate Professor

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…

519-884-1970 ext.3362

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 (On sabbatical Leave, 2013-14) VanNijnatten

Associate Professor, 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

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