As children, parents, and teachers all adjust to heading back to school this fall, Carleton University experts are available to discuss related subjects.

If you are interested in speaking with the experts below, please feel free to reach out directly. If you require other assistance, please email Steven Reid, Media Relations Officer, at

Louis-Philippe Beland
Professor, Department of Economics at Carleton University


Note: Beland is comfortable speaking French

Beland’s expertise covers education economics. He has also written articles on the use of cell phones in classrooms:

For more information on Beland, please visit

Rebecca Bromwich
Adjunct Professor, Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University

Bromwich is available to discuss issues related to family and divorce law and prenuptial agreements, as well as feminist perspectives on women as mothers.  She is specifically interested in discussing the complexities of the back-to-school season for those who are co-parenting.

For more information on Bromwich, please visit

Jim Davies
Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science and School of Computer Science at Carleton University

Davies is available to discuss multitasking, time management, and forming habits.

As the director of the Science of Imagination Laboratory, Davies is a frequent contributor to Nautilus magazine and is author of Riveted: The Science of How Jokes Make Us Laugh, Movies Make Us Cry, and Religion Makes Us Feel One with the Universe. He is a co-host of the Minding the Brain podcast.

For more information on Davies, please visit

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Steven Reid (he/him)
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University

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