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Eileen Wood

Professor, Psychology

Areas of Expertise: Developmental psychology; Cognitive development; Technology in the classroom; Sex-role socialization; Dating relationships; Sex education;

Biography: Interests: Cognitive development, memory strategies, learning in the classroom, computer instruction, technology in the classroom, educational applications of cognitive and developmental theories. Secondary interests include sex-role socialization, dating?

(519) 884-0710 ext.3738

Colleen Loomis

Associate Professor, Psychology

Areas of Expertise: Education; Early childhood education and care; Immigration; Multiculturalism; Psychological sense of community, belonging, and attachment, alienation; Research design and methods;

Biography: My research concerns the topic of community and education. Currently I am conducting studies on early childhood care and education in Canada, Madagascar, and Lao People's Democratic Republic, school- and community-based programs for girls in Canada, and?

519-884-0710 ext.Ext. 2858

Stephen MacNeil

Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Undergraduate Advisor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Areas of Expertise: Organic chemistry; Aromatic compounds; chemical education; Admission requirements/ statistics/ job prospects for students in chemistry and biochemistry programs

Biography: 1991 was the year I decided to become an organic chemist. It took one course- Dr. David Sneddon's "Introduction to Organic Chemistry" at the University College of Cape Breton- to convince me. Following completion of undergraduate studies in?

519.884.0710 ext.2271

Steve Farlow

Executive Director: Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship (Policy) CAS

Areas of Expertise: Business Idea/Opportunity Evaluation; Business Planning; Entrepreneurship Education; Venture Capital; Venture Financing;

Biography: In 2002, Steve Farlow joined the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics as its first Executive Director of the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship. Prior to this, Steve owned and operated his own business, Superior Safety, for 12 years. Based?

519.884.0710 ext.2615

Christine Neill

Associate Professor (Economics)

Areas of Expertise: Economics of education; Canadian higher education policy; Public economics; Labour economics; Australian economic policy

Biography: Christine Neill graduated from the University of Queensland (Australia) with a B. Economics (Hons) in 1992, and went to work as an economist in the Australian Treasury and later the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She returned to her studies in?

519.884.0710 ext.2469

David Johnson

Professor (Economics)

Areas of Expertise: Economics of education; School testing and quality; Access to postsecondary education; Federal and international fiscal policy; Monetary policy and inflation;

Biography: David Johnson is Professor of Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University. Professor Johnson's areas of specialty are macroeconomics, international finance and, more recently, the economics of education. ?

519.884.0710 ext.2540

Douglas McCready

Professor Emeritus (Economics) CAS

Areas of Expertise: Government budgets; Economics of federal/provincial relations; Taxation; Government spending; Privatization; Health-service economics; Demographics; Not-for-profits; Economics of education; Economy

Biography: Douglas Jackson McCready is a recently retired Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, having been employed by that institution and its predecessor,?


Colleen Willard-Holt

Faculty of Education

Areas of Expertise: Education; Gifted education; Special education; Twice-exceptional children/youth; Educational psychology; Qualitative research

Biography: Colleen Willard-Holt, Dean of the Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University, received her Ph. D. in Educational Psychology from Purdue University. Prior to earning her Ph.D., Dr. Willard-Holt taught high school special education, high school?

519-884-0710 ext.2212

Julie Mueller

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise: Developmental Psychology; Education; Elementary Education; Technology in the Classroom; Teacher Education; Mobile Technology in Education

Biography: I am an associate professor with the Faculty of Education at WLU.   I have taught courses in education and psychology, including EU400: Professional Learning Seminar; EU402: School and Society; EU401 Learning and Child?

519-884-1970 ext.2115

Steve Sider

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise: Educational leadership; School culture; Global perspective building; Haiti educational leadership; Comparative education; International education; Special education; Inclusive schools

Biography: Dr. Sider teaches leadership courses in the Master of Education program and, in the Bachelor of Education, EU 407 (Special Education) and the Professional Learning Seminar (EU 404). ?

519-884-0710 ext.2832

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