Over the past decade, McGill has used the federal Canada Research Chairs program to recruit exceptional researchers from around the world. Now meet the University’s four newest CRCs.
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Volume 2, Number 2
By Jacquie Rourke From the Warsaw Ghetto to Sarajevo, the international community has too often failed victims of mass atrocities. Now, Frédéric Mégret is exploring how the globalization of law can embolden the spirit of resistance—and prevent genocides. Is the pen mightier than the sword? McGill law professor Frédéric Mégret, who has wielded both, believes [...]
Volume 1, Number 2
By Jeff Roberts Professor finds bridging the culture gap makes good business sense They’re the star-crossed couple of the business world. The nattily dressed manager and the rumpled computer expert come from different backgrounds and often seem to speak different languages. When they work together, beautiful things can happen for a business. When the two [...]
Volume 2, Number 1
by Jeff Roberts Easing the emotional strain of crippling memories While memories can be sweet, they can also be savage. Survivors of violence, rape or abuse can suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which forces them to relive their ordeal over and over. These flashbacks can be so debilitating that many PTSD sufferers find it hard [...]
Volume 1, Number 1
By Charlotte Hussey John Abela crosses cultural and geographic borders to explore depression in children Winston Churchill called it the “black dog.” Ernest Hemingway wryly nicknamed it “the artist’s reward.” Marlon Brando, Vincent Van Gogh and Dolly Parton all grappled with the demon called depression. And now, research by Professor John Abela shows that children [...]
Volume 3, Number 1
Two decades after witnessing a bloody coup, a scholar returns to his Sudan home to explore the socio-economic conditions behind Islamist movements.
Volume 3, Number 2
Uncovering the secret history of race and sex carved in the curves of neoclassical sculpture.
Volume 3, Number 2
How a McGill law professor is bringing commercial arbitration to the world.