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February 11, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on February 11, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, February 11, 2019

Nova Scotia enjoying multiple benefits of increase in international students staying in province after graduation 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Social justice and inequality, migration – immigration, social change, social movements, social statistics. 
Contact: howard.ramos@dal.ca 902-494-3130 or 902-494-6595. 

More than words needed to address racial profiling incident on Parliament Hill
Dalhousie Expert: 
Wayne MacKay, Professor Emeritus of Law, Yogis and Keddy Chair in Human Rights Law. 
Research Specialties: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, cyberbullying, education law, human rights, humanitarian law, public policy analysis, public law and public interest.
Contact: Wayne.Mackay@dal.ca and 902-483-7810.

How big a blow could SNC-Lavalin scandal be for Liberal Government in election year?
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.

As blockade keeps food and medical supplies out of Venezuela, concerns over increased violence in country continue to grow
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Robert Huish, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of International Development Studies.
Research Specialties: Global health, North Korea, Cuban development, activism and social justice.
Contact: huish@dal.ca and 902-494-2979.

Food Guide misses mark on cultural and historical eating habits of Canadian consumers
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculties of Management and Agriculture.
Research Specialties: Food distribution, food policy, food safety, food security, traceability.
Contact: sylvain.charlebois@dal.ca and 902-222-4142.