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

Brenda Cossman, Professor at the Faculty of Law
Expertise: LGBT targeted for hate crimes
Tel: (416) 978-8103, (416) 819-1921

Arne Kislenko, Adjunct Professor at U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs
Expertise: Terrorism, Domestic terrorism
Tel: (416) 946-8973

Jooyoung Lee, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Expertise: Gun violence, Gun culture, Mass shootings
Tel: (416) 402-5191

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