Beijing Olympics

The following Carleton University professors are available to talk about different aspects of the Beijing Olympics. For more information about Carleton University students who are competing in the Olympics, please visit: http://www2.carleton.ca/newsroom/news-releases/swifter-higher-stronger-carleton-students- 

Brian Given
Undergraduate Coordinator – Anthropology
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
(Cell) 613-794-9996
(Work) 613-520-3571
Brian_given@carleton.ca
Areas of Expertise:   China-human rights; Tibet

Richard Nimijean
Lecturer (Instructor III)
School of Canadian Studies
(Work) 613-520-2600 ext. 4030 (office)
(819) 351-2315 (cell)
richard_nimijean@carleton.ca
Areas of Expertise:  Canadian nationalism; Country branding and the Olympics.

Jeremy Paltiel
Associate Professor, Political Science
Areas of expertise:  China politics, human rights and policies towards Tibet
Jeremy_paltiel@carleton.ca
(Work)  613-520-2600 ext. 1426
(cell) 416-712-6167
Areas of Expertise: China politics, human rights, and policies towards Tibet

Jacob Kovalio
Associate Professor, Department of History
(Work) 613-520-2600 ext. 2839
jacob_kovalio@carleton.ca
Areas of expertise: politics, culture, human rights

Eric Henry
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
(Cell) 613-325-7846
(Work) 613-520-2600 ext. 1955
eric_henry@carleton.ca
Areas of Expertise: Chinese culture; Chinese nationalism, modernization and development, Chinese language and English language in China