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October 3, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on October 3, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Thursday October 3, 2019.

Are protests effective?
On Monday October 7, Extinction Rebellion groups across Canada will stage protests to encourage policy and decision makers to take action on climate and ecological emergencies. In Halifax the group will block traffic from crossing the MacDonald Bridge; a main artery in and out of the city. Dr. Robert Huish is available to provide comment on whether protests of this nature in are valuable and effective in moving an organization’s mandate forward.

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

Election 2019
With the campaign period in full swing, Dalhousie has experts who can provide perspective on key campaign issues, the importance of the youth vote, what the polls are telling us, breaking down debates and more.

Dalhousie Experts: Dr. 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: lturnbul@dal.ca or 902-494-6605; and Howard.Ramos@dal.ca or 902-402-9893.