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Doug Perovic Professor; Celestica Chair in Materials for Microelectronics; Chair, Nanoengineering Option, Division of Engineering Science St.George Campus Department of Materials Science & Engineering Office: 416-978-5635 perovic@ecf.utoronto.ca Expertise/angle: Forensic engineering and failure analysis, accident investigation  *Read professor Perovic’s thoughts about black … Continue reading

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Mohamed Fahmy retrial postponed

Audrey Macklin Professor and Chair in Human Rights Law St.George Campus Faculty of Law Tel: 647-403-5170 Email: audrey.macklin@utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Has Written about the Fahmy case,  international human rights *Read a commentary on the case she co-authored in Toronto Star

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Island airport pedestrian tunnel

Prof. John Harrison, PhD Department of Civil Engineering University of Toronto Phone: 416- 978-1634 Email: john.harrison@utoronto.ca Expertise/angle: geotechnical engineering professor and Keck Chair of Engineering Rock Mechanics

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Pan Am legacy/Olympics bid

Bruce Kidd Principal-U of T Scarborough Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education University of Toronto Scarborough Tel: 416-287-7025 Email: bruce.kidd@utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Can weigh in on whether Toronto should bid for the Olympics, success of Pan Am Games, legacy projects at … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter protest

George Elliott Clarke Professor Department of English Tel: 416-946-3143 Email: georgeelliott.clarke@utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Black Lives Matter movement, racism, anti-racism initiatives Peter Rosenthal Professor Faculty of Law Department of Mathematics Tel: 416-978-3093 Email: rosent@math.utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Rights of activists to organize, human rights, … Continue reading

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NATO calls emergency meeting to discuss Islamic State threat to Turkey

David Wright Kenneth and Patricia Taylor Distinguished Visiting Professor in Foreign Affairs St.George Campus Department of Political Science Office: 416-585-4434 d.wright@utoronto.ca Expertise/angle: U.S., NATO, UN, Europe;  international relations, security Jens Hanssen Associate Professor St.George Campus Department of History Department of … Continue reading

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UN Human Rights Committee slams Canada for record on women, aboriginal women, surveillance

Audrey Macklin  Professor and Chair in Human Rights Law St.George Campus Faculty of Law Tel: (647) 403-5170 Email: audrey.macklin@utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Human rights, feminism and law Kent Roach  Professor St.George Campus Faculty of Law Tel: (416) 946-5645 Email: kent.roach@utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Legality … Continue reading

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Canadian dollar at lowest point in 10 years

Peter Dungan  Adjunct Associate Professor St.George Campus Joseph L. Rotman School of Management School of Public Policy and Governance Department of Economics Tel: 416-978-4182 Email: pdungan@rotman.utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Why is the dollar so low, what factors are involved *Read Q & … Continue reading

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Loblaws closing 52 stores

David Soberman  Professor St.George Campus Joseph L. Rotman School of Management Tel: (416) 978-5445 Email: david.soberman@rotman.utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: Why is Loblaw closing so many stores, future impact

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Scarborough subway plan

Andre Sorensen  Associate Professor Department of Geography Department of Social Sciences (UTSC) Centre for Urban and Community Studies Tel: (416) 978-8898 Email: sorensen@utsc.utoronto.ca Expertise/Angle: How to manage population growth, urban sprawl, public participation in planning Paul Hess Associate Professor Department … Continue reading

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