Dean's op ed

In her first op ed for the Gazette, Dean Jennifer Simpson opines that humanities and social sciences grads are exactly what we need right now.

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Oebele Jan (John) Buffinga, Jan. 6, 1954 - May 27, 2019

A devoted member of our faculty, John Buffinga had only recently retired from the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. He will be sorely missed by students and colleagues (both faculty and staff alike). The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences extends the greatest sympathy to Dr. Buffinga's husband Jeff, his daughter Henny, and the rest of his family.

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Meet Eric Tenkorang

Eric Tenkorang is associate professor of sociology, cross-appointed to the Division of Community Health and Humanities at Memorial University.  His research on HIV-endemic parts of the world grows out of an interest in bringing equity and social justice to marginalized and vulnerable populations.

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