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Spooky subjects: SFU experts available on Halloween
With Halloween around the corner, researchers from Simon Fraser University are available to share their expertise on the following spooky topics:
AVAILABLE SFU EXPERTS
GAIL ANDERSON, professor, criminology, email@example.com
• Death and decomposition—new paper by Anderson, a well-known forensic entomologist, on the science behind insect activity and what happens to bodies after we die, published in the journal Biochemist.
MATTHEW HORRIGAN, instructor, contemporary arts, firstname.lastname@example.org (note Horrigan is currently away and travelling back Sunday but can be available while away and after his return)
• Teaching a special topics course on hauntology, focusing on popular and personal stories about ghosts and our comfort level with “hauntedness.” Researches movie production cultures and location “spookiness” in Hollywood North.
PAUL KINGSBURY, professor, geography, email@example.com
• The psychoanalytic and cultural geographies of paranormal investigations; popularity and growth of paranormal investigation organizations, including conferences that study anomalous phenomena, especially ghosts, UFOs, and “cryptids,” including Sasquatch.
ANDY YAN, director, City Program, firstname.lastname@example.org
• Helping to track city neighborhoods with the most visitors on Halloween night for the annual treat count initiative by CBC; identifying highly-visited neighborhoods during trick-or-treating.
RAY SHARMA, SFU Communications & Marketing
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