Research Affiliates - University of Lethbridge

Dr. Bibby is Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Lethbridge. 

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Research Interests and Areas of Specialty: Sociology of Religion, Social Trends, Youth, Canadian Culture, Research Methods

Teaching Interests: Sociology of Religion, Social Trends, Survey Research, Research Methods

Henning Bjornlund is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics.  Dr. Bjornlund holds two academic positions; he is a Canada Research Chair in Water and the Economy – International at University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada and Associate Research Professor at the University of South Australia.

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Research Interests: Water management and policy issues, the implications of new water policy reforms.

Glenda Bonifacio is Associate Professor, Women's Studies, in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Lethbridge.

Research interests: Gender and migration, migration and citizenship, Globalization and development, Women and religion/spirituality

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Key words: gender and migration, women, citizenship, Filipino, Canada, foreign workers

Dr. James (Jim) Byrne, Professor of Geography

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Research Interests: Climate variability and change; hydrometeorology; hydrology; watershed management; prairie watershed processes; expert witness on water and climate issues.

Dr. Alexander Bilson Darku is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Lethbridge, Associate Director and Research Affiliate of the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy.

Research Interests: International Trade and Economic Development; Open Economy Macroeconomics; Regional Integration and Income Convergence; and Monetary Policy Rules and Inflation.

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Dr. Pascal L. Ghazalian is Assistant Professor of Economics, in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Lethbridge.

Research Interests: Analyzing international trade issues, with emphasis on border effects, trade liberalization policies, regional trade agreements, and foreign direct investment.

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Dr. Jean Harrowing RN is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Lethbridge. 

Research Interests:Nursing education, Ugandan nurses, HIV/AIDS, Policy development, Cultural safety, Global health, Critical ethnography, Capacity building.

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Dr. Harrison is Professor of Sociology, in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Lethbridge, Research Affiliate of the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy.

Research interests:Canadian society, political sociology, and public policy.

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Abdie Kazemipur is professor of sociology at University of Lethbridge. He conducts research in the two broad areas of immigrant integration in Canada and the socio-cultural trends in the Middle East. Among many awards he has received are numerous research grants from SSHRC, as well as the Stephen Jarislowsky Research Chair at Memorial University. Abdie is the author of six books, with his seventh — a UBC Press publication on the integration of Muslim immigrants in Canada —  expected to be out by early 2014. He is currently working on another book manuscript on religious developments in Iran, Egypt, and Turkey, which has a signed contract with Wilfred-Laurier University Press.  

Research Interests: Social trends in Canada, with a heavy focus on the experiences of minorities and immigrants; and the socio-cultural trends in the Middle East, with a special focus on Iran.

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Dr. Bonnie Lee is Associate Professor in the Addictions Counselling Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Lethbridge. 

Research Interests: Congruence Couple Therapy efficacy study, Congruence Couple Therapy training, Pathological gambling, Ethnography on cultural values and beliefs related to gambling and recovery, Counsellor training evaluation.

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