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February 4, 2019

Queen's In The News Monday, February 4, 2019

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Kerr, Lisa
  • Law
CBC Radio: The families of the Humboldt Broncos victims expressed a range of emotions as they addressed a Saskatchewan courtroom this week
Dr. Kerr explains how victim impact statements factor in sentencing.
Lahey, Kathleen
  • Gender Studies
  • Law
Toronto Star: Internal docs show many federal departments not meeting gender analysis targets
Professor Lahey discusses the gender imbalance. The story also appeared in the National Post and the Huffington Post.
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
CBC Online: Exploring the killings that shine light on Canada's underworld power struggle
Dr. Nicaso says when Montreal Mafia head Vito Rizzuto died, it paved the way for upheaval in the underworld.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
The Conversation: Disasters and disagreements: Climate change collides with Trump’s border wall
Trump has threatened to fund his border wall by taking money allocated for disaster relief and reconstruction.
Eleftherious (Terry) Soleas
  • Education
The Conversation: Fairy-tale social media fantasies can demolish your confidence, but it’s not all bad
Soleas says it's never been easier to be insecure about ourselves.
Spekkens, Kristine
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio: Ontario startup aims to turn consumer electronic devices into a supercomputer
Dr. Spekkens says the new project gives access to significant additional computational resource.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Huffington Post: Tim Hortons co-founder Roy Joyce dead at 88
Professor Wong says he was a man capable of enormous acts of charity but also a man of a sometimes troubled personal life.

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