Dr. Stewart J. H. McCann (BA, York; MA, Guelph; PhD, Alberta) has been a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at Cape Breton University since June of 2019. His various professional interests are rooted in social, personality, political, geographical, and educational psychology. He has taught a variety of psychology courses from Introductory Psychology to the honours seminar and thesis course. Dr. McCann’s research activities have fallen largely into the subject of social, psychological, and political issues regarding geographic differences between individuals, threat to the expression of authoritarian and conservative tendencies, political leadership and relations between precocity and longevity. He has edited three books and published over 70 refereed journal articles in academic journals in subject areas such as social psychology, political psychology, behavioural sciences, and many more.