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June 13, 2017
For Immediate Release

Waterloo – Father’s Day is celebrated annually on the third Sunday of June.

The following Laurier experts are available to comment on parenting and fatherhood:

Cynthia Comacchio, professor in the Laurier’s Department of History, is an expert on the history of children, childhood and youth in Canada between the late 19th and 21st centuries. Contact information: ccomacchio@wlu.ca.

Bree Akesson, assistant professor in Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work, is an expert on international child protection. Her research has explored topics of children and families affected by war and the parenting practices of refugee families living in northern Lebanon. Contact information: bakesson@wlu.ca.

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Media Contacts:

Kevin Crowley

Director, Communications and Public Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University

E: kcrowley@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3070

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