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
jens.hanssen@utoronto.ca
Other languages: German, Arabic, French, Turkish

Middle East conflicts
Strategic studies and conflict resolution

Aurel Braun
Professor
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
abraun@chass.utoronto.ca
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
mboler@oise.utoronto.ca
*NOTE: Email or text messages are best way to initiate contact.

For more information, please contact:

University of Toronto Media Relations
416-978-0100
media.relations@utoronto.ca