Media Releases

International Women’s Day

February 28, 2011

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues relating to International Women’s Day on March 8, 2011.

Equity issues for women
Violence against women
Challenges and changes faced by women in the last century
Connie Guberman
Status of Women’s Studies Program
St. George
Office: 416-978-2757
c.guberman@utoronto.ca

Women in war, genocide and torture
Women, citizenship, migration, refugees
Joan G. Simalchik
Coordinator and Professor
Study of Women and Gender Program
U of T at Mississauga, Division of Social Sciences
St. George
Office: 905-569-4491
Cell: 416-988-7953
joan.simalchik@utoronto.ca

Women in ancient Greece and Rome
Women in classical literature (including Greek tragedy)
Alison Keith
Professor and Chair
Department of Classics
Women and Gender Studies Institute
St. George
Office: 416-462-9215
Office: 416-978-3179
Office: 416-946-0038
akeith@chass.utoronto.ca

Adult education, women’s studies and feminism
Women in the Middle East
Women, war, violence and learning
Shahrzad Mojab
Professor
Department Adult Education & Counselling Psychology, OISE
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the U of T
St. George
Office: 416-978-0829
Home: 416-929-4089
Shahrzad.mojab@utoronto.ca

Destitute women and children
Catherine G. Chalin
Professor
Dalla Lana School of Public Health
St. George
Office: 416-978-7806
Cell: 416-844-4364
Home: 416-286-6405
c.chalin@utoronto.ca

Women/teachers and teaching
Mary Kooy
Associate Professor
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the U of T
Department Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
Centre for Teacher Development
St. George
Office: 416-978-0316
Home: 416-488-4095
mkooy@oise.utoronto.ca
Other Languages: Dutch
NOTE: Unavailable March 1


HEALTH


Breast-feeding
Postpartum depression
Postpartum psychosocial and psychological interventions

Cindy-Lee E. Dennis
Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair in Perinatal Community Health
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Department of Psychiatry
St. George
Office: 416-946-8608
Home: 416-485-0808
cindylee.dennis@utoronto.ca

Infertility
Heather M. Shapiro
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
St. George
Office: 416-586-4994
Office: 416-978-6830
heather.shapiro@utoronto.ca

Menopause
Christine Derzko
Christine M. Derzko MD, FRCSC
Associate Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology and Internal Medicine (Endocrinology)
University of Toronto
St. Michael’s Hospital
St. George
Office: 416-866-7400
Office: 416-866-7448
Cell: 416-575-5692
Home: 416-444-2080
derzkoc@smh.toronto.on.ca

Sleep in pregnancy and the postpartum
Women’s health

Robyn Stremler
Assistant Professor and Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing
Office: 416-978-6925
Home: 416-686-1588
Cell: 416-648-9439
robyn.stremler@utoronto.ca


BUSINESS

Women entrepreneurs
Rebecca Reuber

Professor
Rotman School of Management
St. George
Office: 416-978-5705
Cell: 613-541-9034
reuber@rotman.utoronto.ca
NOTE: Email is best

Women in business
Career advancement for women
Women and leadership
Women and the economy

Beatrix Dart
Professor; Associate Dean Executive Degree Programs
Executive Director Initiatives for Women in Business
The Rotman School of Management
St. George
Office: 416-946-7496
Cell: 834-6180
Home: 416-924-6905
bdart@rotman.utoronto.ca

Women in the work force
John Kervin
Professor
Department of Sociology
St. George
Office: 416-462-3338
john.kervin@utoronto.ca

Women in technology
Kelly Lyons
Associate Professor
Faculty of Information
Department of Computer Science
St. George
Office: 416-946-3839
Cell: 416-518-3937
kelly.lyons@utoronto.ca

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues relating to International Women’s Day on March 8, 2011.

Equity issues for women
Violence against women
Challenges and changes faced by women in the last century
Connie Guberman
Status of Women’s Studies Program
St. George
Office: 416-978-2757
c.guberman@utoronto.ca

Women in war, genocide and torture
Women, citizenship, migration, refugees

Joan G. Simalchik
Coordinator and Professor
Study of Women and Gender Program
U of T at Mississauga, Division of Social Sciences
St. George
Office: 905-569-4491
Cell: 416-988-7953
joan.simalchik@utoronto.ca

Women in ancient Greece and Rome
Women in classical literature (including Greek tragedy)
Alison Keith
Professor and Chair
Department of Classics
Women and Gender Studies Institute
St. George
Office: 416-462-9215
Office: 416-978-3179
Office: 416-946-0038
akeith@chass.utoronto.ca

Adult education, women’s studies and feminism

Women in the Middle East

Women, war, violence and learning

Shahrzad Mojab

Professor

Department Adult Education & Counselling Psychology, OISE

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the U of T

St. George

Office: 416-978-0829

Home: 416-929-4089

Shahrzad.mojab@utoronto.ca

Destitute women and children

Catherine G. Chalin

Professor

Dalla Lana School of Public Health

St. George

Office: 416-978-7806

Cell: 416-844-4364
Home: 416-286-6405

c.chalin@utoronto.ca

Women/teachers and teaching

Mary Kooy

Associate Professor

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the U of T

Department Curriculum, Teaching & Learning

Centre for Teacher Development

St. George

Office: 416-978-0316

Home: 416-488-4095

mkooy@oise.utoronto.ca

Other Languages: Dutch

NOTE: Unavailable March 1

HEALTH

Breast-feeding

Postpartum depression

Postpartum psychosocial and psychological interventions

Cindy-Lee E. Dennis

Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair in Perinatal Community Health

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Department of Psychiatry

St. George

Office: 416-946-8608

Home: 416-485-0808

cindylee.dennis@utoronto.ca

Infertility

Heather M. Shapiro

Assistant Professor

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

St. George

Office: 416-586-4994

Office: 416-978-6830

heather.shapiro@utoronto.ca

Menopause

Christine Derzko

Christine M. Derzko MD, FRCSC

Associate Professor

Obstetrics & Gynecology and Internal Medicine (Endocrinology)

University of Toronto

St. Michael’s Hospital

St. George

Office: 416-866-7400

Office: 416-866-7448

Cell: 416-575-5692

Home: 416-444-2080

derzkoc@smh.toronto.on.ca

Sleep in pregnancy and the postpartum

Women’s health

Robyn Stremler

Assistant Professor and Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator

Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Office: 416-978-6925

Home: 416-686-1588

Cell: 416-648-9439

robyn.stremler@utoronto.ca

BUSINESS

Women entrepreneurs

Rebecca Reuber

Professor

Rotman School of Management

St. George

Office: 416-978-5705

Cell: 613-541-9034

reuber@rotman.utoronto.ca

NOTE: Email is best

Women in business

Career advancement for women

Women and leadership

Women and the economy

Beatrix Dart

Professor; Associate Dean Executive Degree Programs
Executive Director Initiatives for Women in Business

The Rotman School of Management

St. George

Office: 416-946-7496

Cell: 834-6180

Home: 416-924-6905

bdart@rotman.utoronto.ca

Women in the work force

John Kervin

Professor

Department of Sociology

St. George

Office: 416-462-3338

john.kervin@utoronto.ca

Women in technology

Kelly Lyons

Associate Professor

Faculty of Information

Department of Computer Science

St. George

Office: 416-946-3839

Cell: 416-518-3937

kelly.lyons@utoronto.ca