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Jan. 26, 2016

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WATERLOO – International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day running annually on Jan. 27 to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust.

There are several Laurier experts available to comment on the Holocaust:

Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights and professor in Laurier’s Department of Political Science and Balsillie School of International Affairs, is an expert on human rights and comparative genocide studies. Contact information during business hours: (905) 529-9995.

Amy Clements-Cortes, instructor in Laurier’s Music Therapy program, is an expert on adult and child Holocaust survivor music therapy. Clements-Cortes is also an expert on creative arts therapies for mental health, singing for health and wellness, mental health and older adults, dementia and depression and depression in long-term care homes. Contact information: (Cell) 519-897-3613 or

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Kevin Crowley, Director
Communications & Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University

T: 519.884.0710 x3070



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