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April 9, 2019
Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
Do self-checkouts lead to job losses at grocery and retail stores?
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: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-222-4142.
Examining the impact on people and society when workplace automation replaces human employees
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Karen Foster, Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Rural Futures for Atlantic Canada, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Economy, work and development, science and expertise, rural communities, social policy.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-233-0912.
Report indicates upcoming Federal election likely target of foreign interference
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Jonathon Penny, Associate Professor, Law and Technology Institute, Schulich School of Law.
Research Specialties: Law and technology, empirical legal studies, online privacy, surveillance security, hacker culture, AI and the law.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-4231.
Facebook bans Canadian far-right commentators and extremist groups for promoting organized hate online
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.
Rock music facing uncertain, and possibly bleak, future as industry legends age
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Jacqueline Warwick, Professor, Fountain School of Performing Arts.
Research Specialties: Musicology, music and culture, popular music, American music, performance studies, celebrity studies, child prodigies.
Contact: email@example.com and 902-494-1142.
Trudeau’s threatened lawsuit against Scheer may keep SNC-Lavalin affair in the news longer than Prime Minister intended
Dalhousie Experts: Lori Turnbull, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; and Dr. Howard Ramos, Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Canadian parliamentary governance, political ethics, elections, electoral systems, public engagement, social change and social movements.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 902-494-6605; and email@example.com or 902-402-9893.
What are the keys to community happiness?
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Martha Radice, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology.
Research Specialties: Social justice and inequality, urban studies, space and place, ethnicity, cosmopolitanism, applied action research.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-478-7546.