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Expert on Israel: What's happening to the Two-state solution?

Thu, 2017-02-16 13:27

"Palestinians reacted with anger and bafflement on Wednesday after the Trump administration apparently backed away from insisting that having two states — one for Israelis, one for Palestinians — was the only viable solution to the decades-long Middle East conflict." (New York Times)

"The peace process has been moribund. Trump and Netanyahu have shaken it up but the implications are hard to anticipate."
​—Harold Waller

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Experts: Quebec mosque shooting

Tue, 2017-01-31 11:02

Here are McGill professors available to comment on the Quebec mosque shooting:

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
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Experts: U.S. travel ban

Tue, 2017-01-31 09:35

Here are some McGill professors available to comment on the US Executive order that suspends the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and suspends entry by citizens of Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days:

 

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
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Source Site: /newsroom

Experts: Donald Trump's Administration

Mon, 2017-01-23 15:32

These McGill University experts are available to comment on decisions made by Donald Trump and his team:

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Contact: Vincent Allaire
Organization: Media Relations Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-6693
Mobile Phone: 514-704-6693
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Source Site: /newsroom

Spotlight on Dr. Jaswant Guzder and Dr. Jens Pruessner

Fri, 2015-02-06 09:36

In this edition of Spotlight, we would like to congratulate Dr. Jaswant Guzder and Dr. Jens Pruessner for their promotion to the rank of Full Professor.

Source Site: /psychiatry

How Far Down Do You Define Deviancy in Ferguson?

Fri, 2014-11-28 12:29

The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s celebrated phrase “defining deviancy down” first appeared in a 1993 essay in The American Scholar. “I proffer the thesis,” wrote Moynihan, “that, over the past generation…the amount of deviant behavior in American society has increased beyond the levels the community can ‘afford to recognize’ and that, accordingly, we have been re-defining deviancy so as to exempt much conduct previ

Source Site: /desautels

Sugar Sammy gets last laugh with publicity stunt

Mon, 2014-11-24 14:35

One of the province’s best known stand-up comics is likely laughing all the way to the bank with a new advertising campaign.

... ”This is marketing 101,” Robert Soroka, a marketing professor at McGill University said.

The advertisement and the fallout is a well orchestrated publicity campaign that Sammy has executed perfectly.

Read full article: Global Montreal, November 21, 2014

Source Site: /desautels

How to successfully use shame and guilt in advertising

Thu, 2014-11-20 11:05

Shame and guilt have different effects on consumer buying habits, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management in Canada finds.

... Professor DaHee Han says: “To get the best response, a fitness club could produce an ad that induces shame and highlights the bigger picture, such as ‘Are you overweight? How ashamed do you feel? Stop overeating, join our fitness programme and feel healthy all the time!’

Source Site: /desautels