Media Releases

Iraqi crisis

June 16, 2014

The following is a list of University of Toronto experts who can comment on a variety of issues related to the Iraqi crisis.

Kurds in Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and diaspora
Modern politics and culture of Iran, Iraq, and Turkey

Social movements in the Middle East 
Amir Hassanpour
Associate Professor (Ret.)
St.George Campus
Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
Office: 416-978-3306
amir.hassanpour@utoronto.ca

Islamic law
Islamic law, Islamic history, Islamic politics
Law and religion
Religious fundamentalism
Sharia law
Treatment of non-Muslims under Islamic law 

Anver Emon 
Assistant Professor 
St.George Campus 
Faculty of Law 
Office: 416-946-0832 
anver.emon@utoronto.ca 

Conflict Management and Resolution
Global Politics
Middle East

Janice Stein
Director
St.George Campus
Munk School of Global Affairs
Department of Political Science
Office: 416-946-8900, 416-946-8908
j.stein@utoronto.ca

History
Immigration
International relations
National security, terrorism
Southeast Asia
United Nations
United States foreign policy

Arne Kislenko
Adjunct Professor
St.George Campus
Trinity College
Munk School of Global Affairs 
Mobile: 647-378-8710
arne.kislenko@utoronto.ca