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Ryerson University Experts Available To Comment On Federal Election 2019

The following Ryerson experts are available for comment on the topics below related to the  Federal Election 2019. Please contact them directly.

GENERAL:

Elections, political communications strategies, social media
Greg Elmer
Professor, RTA School of Media, Faculty of Communication and Design
Contact: gelmer@ryerson.ca, 416-802-2182
Expertise/Topics: social media, dark web, elections, political communication strategies
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/greg-elmer

Ethics, fair play, leadership ethics, conflict of interest
Chris MacDonald
Professor, Law and Business, Ted Rogers School of Management
Contact: chris.macdonald@ryerson.ca 
Expertise/Topics: ethics, fair play, leadership ethics, conflict of interest
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/chris-macdonald

Political leadership, voter preferences, conflict of interest/ethics, diversity
Myer Siemiatycki
Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty of Arts
Contact: msiemiat@ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: political leadership, voter preferences, elections & ethno-racial diversity
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/myer-siemiatycki

Voter behaviour and turnout, political communication
Daniel Rubenson
Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty of Arts
Contact: rubenson@politics.ryerson.ca, 416-979-5000  x543483 
Expertise/Topics: voter behaviour/attitudes, voter turnout, political communication
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/daniel-rubenson 
* co-investigator on the 2019 Canadian Election Study, external link, which examines Canadian's voting behaviour and attitudes towards elections


BY TOPIC (alphabetically by subject):

Business ethics, carbon tax, energy
Alison Kemper
Professor, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ted Rogers School of Management
Contact: akemper@ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: energy, carbon tax, new economy, ethics
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/alison-kemper

Cannabis, small businesses, entrepreneurship
Brad Poulos
Instructor, Ted Rogers School of Management 
Contact: bpoulos@ryerson.ca, 289-681-8827
Expertise/Topics: cannabis, small business, entrepreneurship 
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/brad-poulos

Environment, climate change, city government, foreign policy relating to Africa
Christopher Gore
Chair, Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty of Arts
Contact: Chris.gore@ryerson.ca, 416-979-5000 x2703
Expertise: environmental policy, climate change, energy, foreign policy relating to Africa, city government
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/christopher-gore

Housing, infrastructure, finance (including transit)
David Amborski

Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Community Services
Director, Centre for Urban Research and Land Development
Contact: amborski@ryerson.ca, 416-357-1933, 416-979-5000  x6768
Expertise/Topics: housing, infrastructure, finance (including transit)
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/david-amborski

Housing affordability, urban planning, real estate, street design, transit
Cherise Burda
Executive Director, Ryerson City Building Institute, Ryerson University
Contact: cheriseb@ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: housing affordability, urban planning, real estate, street design, transit/transportation, density and development
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/cherise-burda

Indigenous-related topics
Pam Palmater
Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, Faculty of Arts
Chair in Indigenous Governance
Contact: ppalmater@ryerson.ca
Indigenous Expertise/Topics: Indigenous voting, Indigenous issues in election, Indigenous people in politics, Indigenous women in politics
General election expertise/Topics: racism in political parties, climate change, genocide

Hayden King*
Professor, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts
Advisor to the Dean, Indigenous Education
Executive Director of the Yellowhead Institute
Contact: hayden.king@ryerson.ca, 416-979-5000  x543483
Bio: https://www.ryerson.ca/arts/about/our-people/hayden-king/
* available after October 1

Social media and online communities' impact on federal election
Anatoliy Gruzd
Associate Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management
Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship
Director of the Ryerson Social Media Lab
Contact: gruzd@ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: Social media, online communities, data privacy, social media big data
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/anatoliy-gruzd

Urban planning, local planning
Mitch Kosny
Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Community Services
Contact: mkosny@ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: local planning/governance issues, municipal politics, social housing, urban regeneration
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/mitch-kosny

Urban development, housing, transportation, immigrants
Murtaza Haider
Professor, Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Ted Rogers School of Management
Contact: 416-318-1365, murtaza.haider@ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: urban development, housing, transportation, higher education, immigrants
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/murtaza-haider-1

Women and politics
Peggy Nash

Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management
Chair, Advisory Committee, Centre for Labour Management Relations, Ted Rogers School of Management
Contact: Peggy.Nash@arts.ryerson.ca
Expertise/Topics: women and politics, NDP, former NDP MP, campaigns, Wilson-Raybould case 
Bio: https://experts.ryerson.ca/peggy-nash-1


If you are looking for another expert not listed here, please email Lindsey Craig or visit our faculty experts database.

 

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