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Nov. 3, 2016
For Immediate Release

WATERLOO – The United States presidential election is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8.

The following Laurier experts are available to comment on the American election:

Barry Kay, associate professor in Laurier’s Department of Political Science, is an expert on American politics. Kay is available to comment on a variety of topics surrounding the 2016 American election. Contact information: (Home) 519-886-5668; (Weekends) 416-324-8432. Kay is available for interviews leading up to and post-election, except during the evening of Nov. 8.

Ivona Hideg, assistant professor in Laurier’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, is an expert on issues surrounding gender and cultural diversity and equality in the workplace. Hideg is available to comment on sexism in the American election. Contact information: 519-884-0710 x4414 or ihideg@wlu.ca.

Laura Mae Lindo, director of Laurier’s Diversity and Equity Office and instructor in Laurier’s Faculty of Arts, is an expert on racial justice, racial rhetoric, rising tensions with state violence (e.g. police and security) and black communities and the impact of racial rhetoric in the U.S. election on Canadian communities of colour. Contact information: llindo@wlu.ca.

Maria Gallego, associate professor in Laurier’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, is an expert in governance and political economy issues. Gallego is available to comment on how campaign advertising affects electoral outcomes. Contact information: 519-884-0710 x2635 or mgallego@wlu.ca.

Patricia Goff, associate professor in Laurier’s Department of Political Science, is an expert on the politics of trade. Goff is available for comment on international trade governance, including the North American Free Trade Agreement. Contact information: 519-884-0710 x2588 or pgoff@wlu.ca.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Kevin Crowley, Director
Communications & Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University

T: 519.884.0710 x3070

E: kcrowley@wlu.ca


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