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October 21, 2019
Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Monday, October 21, 2019.
United Nation’s reports “abhorrent” housing conditions for Indigenous peoples in Canada
A recent United Nation’s report states that housing conditions for Indigenous peoples in Canada are abhorrent and are negatively impacting their health. Dr. Margaret Robinson is available to discuss the report’s finding and the impact poor housing has in Indigenous communities, their people and health.
Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Margaret Robinson, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Research Specialties: Critical health studies, social justice and inequality, indigenous peoples, gender, sexuality, substance use, food & food movements and research methods
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and 902-494-1360
Election Day 2019
It’s Election Day in Canada and Dalhousie has experts available who can provide comment on all things election including campaign issues, party platforms, the voting process, voter turnout, election results, minority governments and more.
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: email@example.com and 902-494-3130/902-494-6595
Dalhousie Expert: Tari Ajadi, Doctoral student, MacEachen Institute Junior Fellow
Student Research Scholar, Healthy Populations Institute, Department of Political Science
Research Specialties: Canadian politics, social justice and inequality, marginalized communities, health policy and social movements.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (778) 230-0020
Please Note: Unavailable between 11:00am and 1:00pm
Dalhousie Expert: Emma Kay, Doctoral student, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Research Specialties: Canadian politics, government funding and support for non-governmental organizations, social justice, and perceptions of neighborhood and city change in Atlantic Canada