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March 21, 2019

Posted by Dalhousie experts available to speak on Brexit, Lyme disease, political drama in Ottawa, and violence in elementary school classrooms. on March 21, 2019

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

New Zealand moves quickly to ban all assault weapons after Christchurch attacks
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.

Misinformation making it difficult to treat Lyme disease 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Todd Hatchette, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Research Specialties: Microbiology, vaccinology, virology, viral diagnostics, medical, microbiology, influenza pathogenesis, sexually transmitted infections.
Contact: todd.hatchette@nshealth.ca and 902-473-6885.

Violence against teachers on the rise, particularly in elementary classrooms
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.

Celina Caesar-Chavannes leaves Liberal caucus, will sit as an independent 
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.

Conservatives force marathon voting session in House of Commons
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 and 902-494-3130/902-494-6595.

EU leaders appear open to Brexit delay
Dalhousie Experts: 
Jerry White, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in European Studies.
Research Specialties: International trade, international finance, European Studies. 
Contact: Jerry.White@dal.ca and 902-469-2027/ 902-494-3628.


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