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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: Jorge Heine holds the Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, is Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation…
Areas of Expertise: Psychology of religion; Personal needs and religion; Personality and religion; Effects of conflict on children; Psychotherapy; Religion and social justice; Gender and religion; Concepts of self in different cultures and settings; Images of God or the divine
Biography: Research Interests: …
Executive Director, Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS)
Areas of Expertise: The United Nations (UN); Transitional justice - Afghanistan, Cambodia, Kosovo and Uganda; Foreign and security policies, U.S., Canadian and Japanese; Defence industries, U.S., Canadian and Japanese; International conflict resolution; NATO; Russian foreign policy and defence industry policies; Value of graduate education
Biography: Current research work includes transitional justice and conflict-to-peace processes in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Uganda and Kosovo; the political, legal, economic and social dimensions of post-conflict peace and reconstruction programs; sovereignty and…
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 …
Areas of Expertise: Justice Democracy Cities Rationality Norms
Biography: My interests are in political philosophy. My research explores problems of rationality, the structure and properties of attractive normative theories, and questions of justice in urban and global governance. …
Associate Professor, Contemporary Studies and Geography
Areas of Expertise: Technological and natural hazards and risks Climate change adaptation Environmental justice Rural resiliency Maple syrup Blackout Nuclear fuel waste management Walkerton tragedy Tornado in Pine Lake, AB
Biography: Dr. Brenda L. Murphy is an associate professor of Geography and Contemporary Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus. She studies risk and resilience issues within the context of small, rural and remote communities and spaces. …
Areas of Expertise: Chile: environment, energy, resources, indigenous peoples; Environmental Citizenship; Environmental Justice; Political Ecology; Latin American Politics;
Biography: Please see the links to the left for my research interests, publications, etc.
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Studies
Areas of Expertise: Globalization; Social justice; Recognition and diversity; Institutions and organizations; Canadian military; Higher education and learning abroad; Religious violence; Religion and development.
Biography: My …
Associate Professor & Area Coordinator (OB/HRM)
Areas of Expertise: Fairness in the Workplace; Organizational Justice; Emotions; Aggression; Workplace deviance; Retaliation; Revenge
Biography: Dr. Laurie Barclay is an Associate Professor and OB/HRM Area Coordinator at Wilfrid Laurier University. Her research interests focus on identifying when and why individuals perceive unfairness in the workplace and how experiencing workplace injustice…