Media Releases

2013 Federal Budget

March 20, 2013

The fol­low­ing is a list of Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to experts who can com­ment on a vari­ety of issues relat­ed to the 2013 fed­er­al bud­get.

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

Tax Pol­i­cy and fed­er­al­ism
Eco­nom­ic issues of fed­er­al­ism

Michael Smart
St. George Cam­pus
Depart­ment of Eco­nom­ics
Office: 416–978-5119

Indus­tri­al clus­ters (local, region­al inno­va­tion sys­tems)
Inno­va­tion, sci­ence, tech­nol­o­gy pol­i­cy (Cana­da and Ontario)
Urban eco­nom­ic devel­op­ment
David Wolfe
St. George Cam­pus
Munk School of Glob­al Affairs
Depart­ment of Polit­i­cal Sci­ence, UTM
Office: 416–946-8922
Office: 905–828-5252

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 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

Entre­pre­neur­ship, small busi­ness
Inter­na­tion­al­iza­tion of small busi­ness
Rep­u­ta­tion of new firms
Women entre­pre­neurs 

Rebec­ca Reu­ber
St.George Cam­pus
Joseph L. Rot­man School of Man­age­ment
Office: 416–978-5705
*NOTE: Email is best way to con­tact

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 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

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

Employ­ment (espe­cial­ly of immi­grants)
Immi­gra­tion pol­i­cy, equi­ty and mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism pol­i­cy
Man­age­ment of diver­si­ty issues
Race and eth­nic rela­tions, human rights
Work­place issues 

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

Cit­i­zen­ship, democ­ra­cy
Glob­al­iza­tion, neolib­er­al restruc­tur­ing
High­er edu­ca­tion, pub­lic edu­ca­tion
Ide­ol­o­gy of sci­ence
Polit­i­cal soci­ol­o­gy of knowl­edge
Wom­en’s stud­ies, equi­ty 

Jamie Mag­nus­son
Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor
St.George Cam­pus
Ontario Insti­tute for Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion
Office: 416–978-1208

Gen­der and glob­al cul­ture
Gen­der and social pol­i­cy
His­to­ry, mem­o­ry and social trauma/conflict
Immi­gra­tion and refugee pol­i­cy, prac­tice
Inter­na­tion­al human rights and jus­tice
Tor­ture and psy­choso­cial trau­ma, geno­cide
Women, cit­i­zen­ship, migra­tion, refugees 

Joan Simalchik
Coor­di­na­tor and Pro­fes­sor
U of T Mis­sis­sauga Cam­pus
Women & Gen­der Stud­ies Pro­gram
Depart­ment of His­tor­i­cal Stud­ies
Office: 905–569-4491


For more infor­ma­tion, con­tact:

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