Media Releases

Earth Hour

March 22, 2013

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment on a vari­ety of issues relat­ed to Earth Hour.

Glob­al envi­ron­men­tal pol­i­tics
Inter­na­tion­al orga­ni­za­tions and glob­al gov­er­nance
Inter­na­tion­al rela­tions 

Steven Bern­stein
Pro­fes­sor, Chair and Grad­u­ate Direc­tor
St. George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
Office: 416–978-8493

Inter­na­tion­al envi­ron­men­tal law (e.g. Kyoto Pro­to­col)
Pub­lic inter­na­tion­al law (e.g. inter-state use of force, UN col­lec­tive secu­ri­ty sys­tem) 

Jut­ta Brun­nee
St. George Cam­pus
Fac­ul­ty of Law
Office: 416–946-7353
Lan­guages: Ger­man, French

Geo­mor­phol­o­gy, Riv­er process­es, Cli­mate change
Human-Envi­ron­ment inter­ac­tions

Joseph Desloges
St. George Cam­pus
Woodsworth Col­lege
Depart­ment of Earth Sci­ences
Office: 416–978-5234, 416–978-5782

Eco­nom­ic devel­op­ment
Envi­ron­men­tal pol­i­cy
Envi­ron­men­tal­ist move­ment
Food pol­i­cy
Sci­ence and tech­nol­o­gy pol­i­cy
Sus­tain­able devel­op­ment 

Pierre Desrochers
U of T Mis­sis­sauga Cam­pus
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Mis­sis­sauga
Depart­ment of Geog­ra­phy
Office: 905–828-5206
Lan­guages: French

Cul­tur­al iden­ti­ty pol­i­tics
Cul­ture and bio­di­ver­si­ty con­ser­va­tion
Envi­ron­ment and devel­op­ment
Ethics and devel­op­ment
Exploita­tion of moun­taineer­ing porters
Nat­ur­al haz­ards and vul­ner­a­bil­i­ty 

Ken­neth Mac­Don­ald
Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor
U of T Scar­bor­ough Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Geog­ra­phy
Cen­tre for Dias­po­ra and Transna­tion­al Stud­ies
Office: 416–946-3205
Home: 416–466-2651
Lan­guages: Balti
*NOTE: Email is best.

Cana­di­an labour his­to­ry and rela­tions
North Amer­i­can envi­ron­men­tal his­to­ry 

Lau­rel Mac­Dow­ell
U of T Mis­sis­sauga Cam­pus
School of Grad­u­ate Stud­ies
Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to Mis­sis­sauga
Depart­ment of His­tor­i­cal Stud­ies (UTM)
Depart­ment of His­to­ry
Cen­tre for Envi­ron­ment
Cen­tre for Indus­tri­al Rela­tions and Human Resources
Office: 905–828-5243, 416–978-1941
*NOTE: Email is best.

Envi­ron­men­tal pol­i­tics
For­est pol­i­tics and pol­i­cy in west­ern North Amer­i­ca
Nat­ur­al resources
Reg­u­la­tion of genet­i­cal­ly mod­i­fied foods and crops 

William Prud­ham
St. George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Geog­ra­phy
School of Envi­ron­men­tal Stud­ies
Office: 416–978-4975

Envi­ron­men­tal deci­sion mak­ing
Envi­ron­men­tal ethics
Phi­los­o­phy of archi­tec­ture 

Ingrid Ste­fanovic
St. George Cam­pus
School of the Envi­ron­ment
Depart­ment of Phi­los­o­phy
Office: 416–926-1300, x 3260
*NOTE: Best reached by email.


For more infor­ma­tion, please con­tact:

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