UBC experts are available to comment on the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama, his administration’s policy directions, and their impact on Canadians.
Significance of Obama Election
Prof. Paul Quirk
U.S. politics and representation.
Prof. Elizabeth Dunn
Psychology of expectations, happiness, racism, stereotypes.
Canada-US Government Relationship
Prof. Allan Tupper
Canadian-U.S. federal government relationship, public management and public policy.
Economy and Trade
Prof. James Brander
Obama’s economic stimulus and its impact on Canada.
Prof. Thomas Maness
US forest policy and trade issues; economics of the US and Canadian forestry industries.
Prof. Michael Byers
Canada-US policies concerning Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay (including Omar Khadr), Artic sovereignty.
Global security policies, especially nuclear nonproliferation issues.
Prof. Kathryn Harrison
Canadian and U.S. politics and public policy; environmental policy and politics.
Health Care and Medical Research
Prof. Mary Anne Bobinski
U.S. and Canadian health law, health care disparities, legal and ethical aspects of medical research.
Social Welfare Policies
Prof. Dan Zuberi
Canada and US urban issues, social policy, work and labour, immigrants, social welfare policy, health care policy, working poor.
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