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January 21, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on January 21, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, January 21, 2019

Canadians financial expectations for retirement differ greatly, depending where they live
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Lars Osberg, Professor, Department of Economics.  
Research Specialties: Labour economics, income and wealth distribution. 
Contact: lars.osberg@dal.ca 902-494-6988.

President Trump to skip World Economic Forum, no American delegation to attend this year
Dalhousie Expert
: Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor; Associate Dean Research, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology. 
Research Specialties: Social justice, equality, social movements, human rights, public attitudes and social values. 
Contact: howard.ramos@dal.ca and 902-494-3130 or 902-494-6595.

KonMari Method of decluttering can be beneficial to your mental health
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Simon Sherry,Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry. 
Research Specialties: Clinical psychology, depression, anxiety, personality, perfectionism, psychopathology, suicide, eating disorders, alcohol problems.
Contact: Simon.Sherry@dal.ca and 902-494-7719.

Canadians demand tougher bail laws in reaction to Saudi national feeling sex-crime charges
Dalhousie Expert: 
Robert Currie, Professor of Law, Schulich School of Law, Law and Technology Institute.
Research Specialties: International criminal law, international litigation, international law, extradition, civil procedure, criminal law. 
Contact: robert.currie@dal.ca and 902-494-1012.

Jagmeet Singh fighting for political life in byelection, but remains confident he can lead party and country  
Dalhousie Expert: 
Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science. 
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, and public engagement. 
Contact: lturnbul@dal.ca and 902-494-6605.