Media Talk — April 19

Glenn Tattersall, associate professor of Biological Sciences, was quoted in the article “Look! The invasion of the body-snatching algae” at on April 5.

Michael Armstrong, associate professor of Business, wrote the article “When a $69 flight actually costs you $113, it’s time to intervene” that appeared in the Toronto Star on April 6.

Dennis Soron, associate professor of Sociology, was quoted in the article “Brock serves up food for thought” in the St. Catharines Standard on April 7. The article was about the last event in the Sociology department’s speaker series.

Teju Herath, assistant professor of Information Systems, was quoted in the article “The four traits that make you vulnerable to phishing attacks” in the Toronto Star on April 8. News of the research also appeared on websites such as redOrbit, Consumer Reports and PCWorld.

Derek Knight, director of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts, and David Fancy, Dramatic Arts chair, were quoted in the article “Brock students go the distance for community” in the St. Catharines Standard on April 11. The article about the Both Sides of the Heart run.

David Fancy also appeared in the April 12 article “Play examines three sex-addicted ‘outsiders’ and their intertwined lives” in the St. Catharines Standard. The article is about a play Fancy wrote entitled That Woman: A Sex Play?

Michelle Webber, associate professor of Sociology, was quoted in the United Arab Emirats site The National in “Women at odds with men over workplace bullying” on April 12.

Stephen Cheung, professor of Kinesiology, and his research team at the Environmental Ergonomics lab were featured in the article “Mark’s tests clothing claims” in the Toronto Star on April 13.

Steven Pillar, Vice-President Finance and Administration, was quoted in the article “Brock to host wheelchair championships” in the St. Catharines Standard on April 13. In the article, Pillar discusses Brock hosting the world under-25 wheelchair basketball championship.

Nick Baxter-Moore, professor in Communication, Popular Culture and Film, was quoted in the article “Charlie Sheen show comes to Toronto and no one knows what to expect” on April 14. The article originated with Canadian Press and was published across the country, including CTV and the CBC.

David Siegel, professor of Political Science, wrote the article “Citizens’ input needed now on downtown future,” which appeared in the St. Catharines Standard on April 15.

Charles Burton, associate professor of Political Science, co-authored the opinion piece “Promoting pluralism abroad must be a foreign policy pillar” in the Globe and Mail on April 13. Also, an interview with him entitled “A Majority Government Will Benefit Canada’s China Policy Formulation” appeared in the Toronto and Vancouver editions of the Ming Pao on April 17.

Philip Kitchen, Dean of Business, appeared in the article “Specialized MBAs in demand” in the Toronto Sun on April 17. He also appeared on Breakfast Television on April 7 to discuss luxury branding.

David DiBattista, Psychology professor, is quoted in the article “Maximizing the monster class” in the Toronto Star on April 18. In the article, he discusses his new way to design multiple-choice tests so students apply learned concepts and “not just…some fact they memorized at 3 a.m.”

History professor Barnett Singer‘s book The Pacific Northwest: Growth of a Regional Identity got a mention in the Seattle Times on April 18.

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