Media Releases

Egypt Experts

November 23, 2011

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment on a vari­ety of issues relat­ing to the cur­rent unrest in Egypt.

Con­tem­po­rary Egypt, Tunis, Syr­ia
Mid­dle East his­to­ry, cul­ture and pol­i­tics

Jens Peter Hanssen
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
Depart­ment of His­to­ry
Near & Mid­dle East­ern Civ­i­liza­tions
St. George
Home: 416–530-5701
Cell: 416–888-9981
Oth­er lan­guages: Ger­man, Ara­bic, French, Turk­ish

Mid­dle East con­flicts
Strate­gic stud­ies and con­flict res­o­lu­tion

Aurel Braun
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence
Inter­na­tion­al Rela­tions Pro­gram
Trin­i­ty Col­lege
St. George
Office: 416–946-8952 or 905–828-3923
Home: 416–787-3702
Cell: 416–844-5367
Oth­er lan­guages: French, Hun­gar­i­an, Roman­ian, Russ­ian

Social move­ments and polit­i­cal protests
Use of dig­i­tal media for polit­i­cal orga­niz­ing
Media and pop­u­lar cul­ture stud­ies
Social impli­ca­tions of tech­nol­o­gy

Megan Bol­er
Asso­ciate Chair
OISE, The­o­ry and Pol­i­cy Stud­ies
Ontario Insti­tute for Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion
St. George
Cell: 416–454-5076
*NOTE: Email or text mes­sages are best way to ini­ti­ate con­tact.

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