Media Releases

Orlando Massacre

June 13, 2016

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

David Rayside, Professor Emeritus with the Faculty of Arts and Science
Expertise: LGBT rights in North America, History of violence and hate against the community
Tel: (416) 978-8155, (647) 973-8087
Email: david.rayside@utoronto.ca

Brenda Cossman, Professor at the Faculty of Law
Expertise: LGBT targeted for hate crimes
Tel: (416) 978-8103, (416) 819-1921
Email: b.cossman@utoronto.ca

Arne Kislenko, Adjunct Professor at U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs
Expertise: Terrorism, Domestic terrorism
Tel: (416) 946-8973
Email: arne.kislenko@utoronto.ca

Jooyoung Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Expertise: Gun violence, Gun culture, Mass shootings
Tel: (416) 402-5191
Email: jooy.lee@utoronto.ca

Peter Loewen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Director of Centre for the Study of the United States
Expertise: Mass shootings and Islam now part of US presidential race
Tel: (647) 232-7335
Email: csus.director@utoronto.ca, peter.loewen@utoronto.ca