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Member Spotlight: Campus Expression North of the Border

Virtual May 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm ET Public Event

Canadian flag with skyscraper buildings in the background

HxA conducts the Campus Expression Survey on an annual basis to measure the extent to which students in the U.S. feel comfortable discussing various topics on their campuses. But what is the state of campus expression for one of our closest neighbors, Canada?

In this session, two groups of researchers will present their findings. The first, led by Prof. Martin Drapeau of McGill University, will share the results of a recent survey of Canadian university students’ attitudes on issues of open inquiry. The second, led by Prof. Christopher Dummitt of Trent University, will address findings on how Canadian professors view their roles, the extent to which they support heterodox values, and the level of political diversity within the profession.

Questions? Email events@heterodoxacademy.org.

Join us in-person for HxA Conference 2022, June 12–14.


 

About the Speakers:

  • Gina Cormier headshot

    Gina Cormier is a Master’s student in Counselling Psychology and member of the Science and Practice in Psychology Research Lab at McGill University. A graduate student affiliate of Heterodox Academy, she is also the Research Coordinator for the Canadian campus expression student survey.

  • Christopher Dummitt headshot

    Christopher Dummitt is professor of history at Trent University in Canada. He writes on the history of Canadian politics and culture and is the creator of the Canadian history podcast 1867 & All That.

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Heterodox Academy hosts a variety of events throughout the year, ranging from panel conversations to skill-building member workshops to awards dinners. Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all our events are currently taking place virtually. HxA also strives to host inclusive, accessible events that enable individuals to engage fully.

If you have any questions about our events, inquiries about accessibility, or requests for accommodations, please contact us at events@heterodoxacademy.org.

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