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June 1, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, June 1, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: The coronavirus challenge to democracy
In her op-ed Dr. Brock says restoring the balance in normal times – whatever constitutes normal after the crisis – will be difficult, perhaps impossible. The price, financial and democratic, will be paid by future generations.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • School of Medicine
  • Health sciences, Arts and Science, History, Philosophy, Education
CBC Online: The dirt on handwashing: the tragic death behind a life-saving act
Dr. Duffin says it's perhaps shocking to contemplate today, but in the mid-nineteenth century, doctors were routinely performing autopsies and then examining mothers or delivering babies — all without washing their hands.
Barbara Martin
  • School of Policy Studies
Hill Times: Time for foreign policy update to prepare Canada for post-pandemic world.
Dr. Martin says she doesn’t think a full-blown policy review is realistic under the circumstances—partly because there is so much in flux and partly because many people in government have much more important things to do right now.
Lori Turnbull
  • School of Policy Studies
Ottawa Citizen: The coronavirus challenge to Canada's democracy – Who's in charge?
In her op-ed Dr. Turnbull says regardless of Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s ambitions, her current job description confers enormous power and responsibility upon her.

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