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Associate Professor (Sabbatical July 1/13-June 30/14)
Areas of Expertise: Environment and ethics; Climate change; Religion; Atheism; Modern Philosophy
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; Body image, sociocultural norms for appearance; Media and sociocultural norms; Subjective perceptions of space and locations
Biography: I am part of Laurier’s Social Psychology program. I am fascinated by people and how they behave, think, and understand themselves and their social worlds. Some of my specific research interests include: 1) identity over time: How do people…
(519) 884-0710 ext.3037
Areas of Expertise: Economics of the Kyoto Protocol; Climate change; Environmental economics; Economy; Environment
Biography: Randall Wigle is Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo Ontario, Canada. He has published widely on topics in the areas of international trade policy and environmental economics. The overwhelming majority of this work relates to…
Associate Professor, Director, Cold Regions Research Centre
Areas of Expertise: Northern climatology, hydrology; Climate Change; Greenhouse Gases; Wetlands; Boreal Forest; Water Resources; Subarctic, Arctic; Land use Change
Biography: My research is focused on developing a further understanding of soil – vegetation – atmosphere interactions, especially as influenced by hydrologic and climatic conditions. Specific questions of interest to me include trace gas exchange in wetland and…
(519) 884 - 0710 ext.3744
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