Media Releases

2014 Provincial Budget

April 29, 2014

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment on a vari­ety of issues relat­ed to the provin­cial bud­get.

Cana­di­an macro­eco­nom­ics
Jack Carr
St. George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Eco­nom­ics
Office: 416–978-5396
Home: 416–445-8251 

Cana­di­an eco­nom­ic pol­i­cy
Cana­di­an econ­o­my, eco­nom­ic fore­casts and pol­i­cy

Peter Dun­gan
Adjunct Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
St. George Cam­pus
Joseph L. Rot­man School of Man­age­ment
Depart­ment of Eco­nom­ics
Insti­tute for Pol­i­cy Analy­sis
Office: 416–978-4182
*NOTE: Unavail­able the night of the bud­get announce­ment. 

Account­abil­i­ty and per­for­mance indi­ca­tors
Com­par­a­tive analy­sis
Eco­nom­ics of edu­ca­tion
Edu­ca­tion­al man­age­ment and finance
Fund­ing for­mu­las

Dan Lang
St. George Cam­pus
Ontario Insti­tute for Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion
Depart­ment of Geog­ra­phy
Depart­ment of Man­age­ment (UTSC)
Depart­ment of The­o­ry and Pol­i­cy Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion
Office: 416–978-1246
Mobile: 416–230-2684 

Cana­di­an labour his­to­ry and rela­tions
North Amer­i­can envi­ron­men­tal his­to­ry

Lau­rel Mac­Dow­ell
St. George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of His­tor­i­cal Stud­ies, UTM
Depart­ment of His­to­ry
Office: 416–978-1941
Office: 905–828-5243
Home: 416–487-5681 

Cana­di­an Gov­ern­ment and Pol­i­tics
Polit­i­cal par­ties and lead­ers
Provin­cial pol­i­tics
Vot­ing, elec­tions, and pub­lic opin­ion

Nel­son Wise­man
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
St.George Cam­pus
Fac­ul­ty of Arts and Sci­ence
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
Office: 416–978-3336
Home: 416–922-5595
*NOTE: Best reached by phone.

Child care
Fem­i­nist phi­los­o­phy

Amy Mullin
Pro­fess­sor, UTM Vice Prin­ci­pal Aca­d­e­m­ic and Dean
U of T Mis­sis­sauga Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Phi­los­o­phy (UTM)
Office: 905–828-3719

Immi­gra­tion employ­ment
Mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism pol­i­cy
Man­age­ment of diver­si­ty iss­sues

Race and eth­nic rela­tions, human rights
Jef­frey Reitz
St.George Cam­pus
Munk School of Glob­al Affairs
Depart­ment of Pub­lic Pol­i­cy & Gov­er­nance
Depart­ment of Soci­ol­o­gy
Cen­tre for Indus­tri­al Rela­tions and Human Resources
Office: 416–946-8993
Home: 416–465-5596

Edu­ca­tion for immi­grants with pro­fes­sion­al qual­i­fi­ca­tions
Phar­ma­cy prac­tice
Teach­ing and learn­ing in health pro­fes­sions

Zubin Austin
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor
St.George Cam­pus
Leslie L. Dan Fac­ul­ty of Phar­ma­cy
Ontario Insti­tute for Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion
Office: 416–978-0186

Busi­ness and envi­ron­men­tal pol­i­tics
Cana­di­an cli­mate change pol­i­cy and pol­i­tics
Cana­di­an envi­ron­men­tal pol­i­cy and pol­i­tics

Dou­glas Mac­don­ald
Senior Lec­tur­er
St.George Cam­pus
Cen­tre for Envi­ron­ment
Office: 416–978-1558
Home: 416–686-0773

Cana­di­an and com­par­a­tive pub­lic pol­i­cy
Fed­er­al­ism and Cana­di­an pub­lic pol­i­cy
Women and the wel­fare state

Lin­da White
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor; Asso­ciate Chair & Direc­tor of Under­grad­u­ate Stud­ies
St. George Cam­pus
School of Pub­lic Pol­i­cy and Gov­er­nance
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
Office: 416–978-5784


For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact:

Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to media rela­tions
Tel: 416–978-0100