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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
October 31, 2014

Canadian Excellence
Munger

Dr. Felix Munger

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Email: fmunger@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.2423

Office Location: N2023
Office Hours: Monday 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Personal Website: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/felixmunger
Biography

Felix is a facilitator, consultant, instructor and researcher with significant experience in community development, addictions, psychiatry, community health, health equity, and environmental and social sustainability. He specializes in community and stakeholder engagement, organizational networks and collaboration, collaboration development, process facilitation, leadership, and research and evaluations.

Originally educated as a mental health nurse in Switzerland, he received his masterís degree in Environmental Studies from York University and†completed his PhD in community psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University. From 2001 to 2008, he held different management positions at the Centre for Addiction and Mental health including the Scarborough Addiction Services Partnership, the Metro Addiction Assessment Referral Service, and the Borderline Personality Disorders Services.† As a consultant, he has worked for the Region of Waterloo, the Waterloo Region District School Board, the Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council, Waterloo Region Public Health, the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion and† Mississauga Halton as well as the Central East Local Health Integration Network.

Additional Information

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Over the past years Felix has taught both B.A. and B.Sc. undergraduate students in psychology and MA students in community psychology.

  • Introduction to Community Psychology (undergraduate)
  • Community Practicum Community Psychology I (graduate)
  • Community Practicum in Community Psychology II (graduate)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Organizational collaboration & partnerships
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Environmental and social sustainability
  • Marginalization/oppression
  • Social justice

PUBLICATIONS

Follett, K., Piscitelli, A., Parkinson, M., & Munger, F. (2014). Preventing accidental drug overdoses: Examining possible issues and barriers to calling 9-1-1 in Kitchener, Guelph and Cambridge, Critical Social Work, 15(1), 18-28.

Munger, F., & Riemer, M. (2013). Sustainability. Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. NY, Springer.

Munger, F., & Riemer, M. (2012). A process model for research collaborations in environmental and sustainability fields. Umweltpsychologie, 16(1), 112-142.

Eckerle Curwood, S., Munger, F., Mitchell, T., Mackeigan, M., & Farrar, A. (2011). Building effective community-university partnerships: Are universities truly ready? Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 17(2), 15-26.