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Aug. 14, 2017
For Immediate Release

Waterloo – Ontario students head back to school on Sept. 5.

The following Laurier experts are available to comment on a variety of topics related to back-to-school:

Bree Akesson, assistant professor in Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work, is an expert on international child protection. She recently authored a paper on the role of comic books in the classroom. Contact information: bakesson@wlu.ca.

David Johnson, professor in Laurier’s Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, is an expert on the economics of education, school testing and quality and access to post-secondary education. Contact information: djohnson@wlu.ca.

Julie Mueller, associate professor in Laurier’s Faculty of Education, is an expert on developmental psychology, elementary education, digital technology in the classroom, and teacher education. Contact information: jmueller@wlu.ca.

Christine Neill, associate professor in Laurier’s Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, is an expert on the economics of education. Contact information: cneill@wlu.ca.

Colleen Willard-Holt, dean of Laurier’s Faculty of Education, is an expert on interdisciplinary instruction, problem and project based learning, gifted and special education, educational neuroscience, teacher education, and twice-exceptional students. Contact information: cwh@wlu.ca.

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Media Contacts:

Kevin Crowley

Director, Communications and Public Affairs

E: kcrowley@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x.3070

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