Brock Media Clips for Friday, Nov. 6

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Brock experts discuss U.S. election: An array of Brock faculty members discussed various aspects of the U.S. election with media outlets, including Associate Professor of Political Science Blayne Haggart in the Niagara Falls Review and CHCH, Associate Professor of History Tami Friedman on Newstalk 610 CKTB, Associate Professor of Political Science Paul Hamilton on CBC and Newstalk 610 CKTB, Instructor of Canadian Studies Ibrahim Berrada on CHCH, and Associate Professor of Political Science Charles Conteh on YourTV Niagara and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Canada’s largest school board cites pandemic for thousands of students leaving system: Professor of Education Louis Volante was quoted in a CTV News article about parents who normally send their children to public schools having more confidence in private education options during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CF Lime Ridge Mall took 259,899 images of shoppers without consent: privacy watchdogs: Assistant Professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film Karen Louise Smith spoke to CBC about the need for greater transparency from shopping establishments that take photos of visitors when they may not be aware they are being filmed.

Identifying the reason(s) behind a mid-career slump: Vice-President, Research Tim Kenyon spoke to University Affairs in the first of a three-part series about obstacles faced by mid-career faculty members and how they can be overcome.

Stock markets rise as investors await decision in uncertain U.S. election: A CBC article about the effect of the U.S. election on stock prices featured quotes from Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong, who discussed efforts to legalize recreational cannabis use in the United States and the ways that type of legislation could impact Canadian cannabis producers.

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