Janet Epp Buckingham, Deani Van Pelt appointed as Cardus Senior Fellows


Cardus is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Senior Fellows: Dr. Janet Epp Buckingham and Dr. Deani Van Pelt.

Dr. Buckingham serves as associate professor at Trinity Western University, and Director of the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa. She is one of Canada's foremost authorities on religious freedom.

Dr. Van Pelt is an associate professor at Redeemer University College, and Director of Teacher Education. She is serving as the head of qualitative studies on the Cardus Education Survey. She is one of the nation's leading authorities on independent education, and home schooling.

The Cardus Senior Fellows are a network of recognized experts in a wide range of disciplines. They bring specialized expertise and capacity to our research projects, networks and events.

For more information on our Fellows or these appointments, please contact Ray Pennings.


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