[-empyre-] Welcome to November's discussion

Renate Ferro rtf9 at cornell.edu
Mon Nov 12 14:38:35 EST 2012

Thanks Bishnu and Bhaskar for leading our discussion off in Weed 1.
Hope you will continue to post throughout the month as your schedules
permit.  This week we welcome our friend and colleague from Ithaca
College, Stewart Auyash and the Senior Invited Fellow at Cornell's
Society for the Humanities, William Leiss.  It has been great to get
to know Bill this semester.  Looking forward to new threads as well as
discussions on last weeks  posted by Bishnu and Bhaskar.  Biographies
for Stewart and Bill are listed below.  Renate and Tim

Week 2 November 11th
William C. Leiss
Stewart Ayash

Week 2
Stewart Auyash is at Ithaca College where he is Associate Professor
and Chair in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical
Education.  He studies public health policy and communication focusing
on international representations of public health in the media
including SARS, H1N1, and health inequalities.

 William Leiss is a Senior Invited Fellow at Cornell University's
Society for the Humanities, and Scientist at the McLaughlin Centre for
Population Health Risk Management at the University of Ottawa.   From
1999 to 2004 he held the NSERC/SSHRC Research Chair in Risk
Communication and Public Policy in the Haskayne School of Business,
University of Calgary, and from 1994 to 1999 he held the Eco-Research
Chair in Environmental Policy at Queen’s University, Kingston,
Ontario. A Fellow and Past-President (1999-2001) of the Royal Society
of Canada and an Officer in the Order of Canada, he authored over ten
books, including C. B. Macpherson: Dilemmas of Liberalisn and
Socialism, Under Technology's Thumb, Risk and Responsibility,Mad Cows
and Mother's Milk (1997)

Renate Ferro
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art
Cornell University
Department of Art, Tjaden Hall Office #420
Ithaca, NY  14853
Email:   <rtf9 at cornell.edu>
URL:  http://www.renateferro.net
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