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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
Areas of Expertise: Malcolm Lowry and his circle in Canada; Waterloo County and the art of Woldemar Neufeld; Gordon Christian Eby; Birth of Kitchener (1916); Writing of Ephraim Weber; Mennonite writers and artists
Biography: Books: Co-editor, After Green Gables: L.M. Montgomery's Letters to Ephraim Weber, 1916-1941, with H. Froese Tiessen (University of Toronto Press, 2006); Co-editor, A Darkness that Murmured: Essays on Malcolm Lowry and the Twentieth Century, with F. Asals…
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
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Assistant 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 Brantford: History and Youth & Children's Studies. …
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
519 884-0710 ext.2263
Areas of Expertise: Gender, class and family, especially parenting roles, infant care and childrearing; Social welfare and social policy regarding children and families; Health policy, education and care, especially regarding 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
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…
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…
Areas of Expertise: International migration; Immigration policy; Foreign worker programs; Agricultural migrant workers in Canada and Spain; Transnationalism; Remittances and ICTs; Migration industry
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
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. …