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June 12, 2019

Posted by Darcy MacRae on June 12, 2019

Please find below suggested Dalhousie University experts on current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Wednesday, June 122019.

Prime Minister, Conservative premiers exchange barbs over Bills C-69 and C-48
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.

United States submits official extradition request for Julian Assange
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. 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.  

Violent clashes in Hong Kong amid protests against a controversial extradition bill
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.

Pregnant women in Canada may be hesitant to get vaccinations, but it’s vital that they do 
Dalhousie Expert: 
Dr. Noni MacDonald, Professor, Department of Pediatrics. 
Research Specialties: Vaccine safety, vaccine hesitancy, vaccine pain mitigation. 
Contact: Noni.MacDonald@dal.ca and 902-470-8799.