Papers & Presentations
Dr. James P. Feehan, professor of economics, and Dr. Melvin Baker, university archivist and historian, recently published a research paper that deals with the controversial Churchill Falls electricity contract. It is titled The Origins of a Coming Crisis: Renewal of the Churchill Falls Contract. The paper appears in the Dalhousie Law Journal, volume 20, no.1, pp.207-257. It deals with the circumstances which require that the contract be renewed in 2016, at a reduced price, for an additional 25 years.
Dr. Amin A. Muhammad, professor of psychiatry, is author of a guest editorial titled Need to classify power addiction? published in the March issue of Clinical Psychiatry News, a publication from Elsevier, U.S.
Oana Radu, doctoral candidate in the Faculty of Education, gave a talk titled Teaching Undergraduate Mathematics with a Computer Based Technology at the 32nd McGraw-Hill Ryerson National Teaching, Learning and Technology Conference, Feb. 20-22 at Carleton University, Ottawa. This conference provided a channel of communication on the topic of First Year in Focus at Canadian Colleges and Universities: Thinking Through First Year Student Success. The research work presented at this forum is the result of the joint collaboration between Oana Radu and Dr. M. Kondratieva of the Faculty of Education and Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Dr. Ronald Rompkey, Department of English, delivered a lecture at Library and Archives Canada, in Ottawa, on Feb. 18 titled The Trials and Tribulations of Charles Riballier des Isles, French Consular Agent in St. John’s Before the Entente Cordiale.