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October 27, 2022

Queen's In The News Thursday, October 27, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Globe and Mail: Two Canadian women return from Islamic State detention camp in Syria, one faces terrorism charges
CBC Radio: CBC Radio One Sydney
Global News: RCMP arrest two women after they arrive in Canada from Syrian camps
Dr. Amarasingam talks about how Canada and Britain have been the Western countries most reluctant to repatriate their citizens from the camps in northeast Syria. He also discusses the common traits associated with those who believe in conspiracy theories.
Dax D’Orazio
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Kingstonist: Voter turnout down in Kingston’s municipal election
Global News: A Queen's University Political Studies expert weighs in on this years low voter turnout
Dr. D'Orazio provides an explanation for why there was low voter turnout in the municipal election.
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC News Network: CBC News
Prof. Drummond talks about the Bank of Canada’s interest rate hike.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CTV National Network News: University of Calgary graduate accused of espionage
Dr. Leuprecht says despite the focus on cyber threats, human spies remain a significant threat.
Rowe, Kerry
  • Engineering and Applied Science
  • Civil Engineering
CKWS/Global Kingston: CKWS
Global News: Global News
Dr. Rowe discusses his research that looks at how to prevent landfill runoff from contaminating groundwater and drinking water.

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