CHYS Faculty in the News

Department of Child and Youth Studies




CHYS Faculty in the News

2014

April 10, 2014 - Richard Mitchell quoted in The Global News for an artical on Foster kids earn $300k less in their lifetimes, study says

February 4, 2014 - Christine Tardif-Williams quoted in The Brock News "Brock researchers partner with community groups on unique children's learning initiative"

2013

September 26, 2013 - Rebecca Raby featured in the Globe and Mail for an article on The school dress code debate: How much skin is too much?

June 19, 2013 - Christine Tardif-Williams featured on childhood trauma that was published in Niagara Magazine.

May 2, 2013 - Dr. Tony Volk - Focus on Five: Researcher Profiles 

April 26, 2013 - Dr. Tony Volk quoted in the Globe and Mail for an article on cyberbullying

2012

October 18, 2012 - Dr. Tony Volk interviewed by the Brock News and provides insight into bullying.

October 15, 2012 - Dr. Tony Volk and Dr. Zopito Marini quoted in the National Post on their research on "Bullying"

August 27, 2012 - Richard Mitchell quoted in Brock News "Daughter of migrant farm worker wins scholarship to Brock"

July 25, 2012 - Jan Frijters is one of a four-institution group of researchers that has received a five-year, $10-million grant

July 12, 2012 - Tony Volk interviewed on CKNW regarding school uniforms and bullying

June 18, 2012 - Richard Mitchell quoted in The Globe and Mail "Mexican girl's college dream in danger of being undermined"

February 29, 2012 - Tony Volk and Zopito Marini quoted in the St. Catharines Standard for "Seeing bullies in a new light"

February 28, 2012 - Tony Volk quoted in the St. Catharines Standard for "Leap year babies celebrate"

2011

July 25, 2011 - Dr. Richard Mitchell is quoted in the Brock News for attending the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)

2010

May 2010 - Shauna Pomerantz is Researcher of the month and is quoted in the Brock News on her research on "Smart Girls"

March 29, 2010 - Dr. Richard Mitchell discusses "Earth Hour" in an article in the St. Catharines Standard

March 16, 2010 - Dr. John McNamara quoted in the Ottawa Metro newspaper - Nurturing a love of reading for boys

March 12, 2010 - Dr. Zopito Marini awarded the 3M National Teaching Fellowship

Press Release regarding the 3M Award for Dr. Marini


February 2, 2010 - Dr. Shauna Pomerantz and Dr. Christine Tardif-Williams were quoted in an article in The Standard discussing the implications of choosing dolls for children.

February 1, 2010 - Dr. Shauna Pomerantz is quoted in an article in thestar discussing what 9 year-old girls think.

 

2009

November 30, 2009 - Dr. Richard Mitchell is quoted in the article in the St. Catharines Standard entitled Brock takes steps to determine carbon footprint.

September 17, 2009 - Dr. Tony Volk is quoted in the article in the Business Wire entitled World-Class Scholars to Use Evolutionary Theory in Search for Solutions to High-Risk Adolescent Behavior.

September 15, 2009 - Dr. Richard Mitchell is quoted in an article entitled "Mother pleads guilty to manslaughter" in the Brock Press where he discusses the rights of children.

May 4, 2009 - Dr. Tony Volk was interviewed by the Standard in an article entitled "Self Esteem and your Child" in which he discusses boosting a child's self esteem from an early age.

April 27, 2009 - Dr. Rebecca Raby was interviewed by Canwest in an article entitled "Teen girls on a fashion tightrope" in which she discusses the peer pressure exerted on young girls regarding their styles of dress.

March 17, 2009 - Dr. Richard Mitchell was quoted in an article in the Brock Press entitled "Greening Brock: the results are in" discussing the results of the intial stage of the sustainability report on Brock.

February 27, 2009 - Dr. John McNamara was interviewed in an article in TheStar entitled "Debate over teaching vs. medicating" in which he discusses the use of medication to assist with learning disabilities.