Lindsay Tedds

Associate Professor · University of Victoria

Associate Professor of economics with expertise in the design and implementation of tax policy.

Underground Economy Tax Avoidance Tax and Budget Policy Tax Second-hand Economy

Christianne Wilhelmson

Executive Director · Georgia Strait Alliance

Non-profit leader in ocean conservation in urban British Columbia, where 75 per cent of the province's population lives, works and plays.

Ocean Conservation Whale protection Habitat protection Marine planning Salmon Aquaculture

Erin Tolley

Assistant Professor of Political Science · University of Toronto

Expert on race, gender and diversity in Canadian politics

Canadian Politics Diversity Women in Politics Immigration and multiculturalism

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD

The Diana & James Yacobucci ’73 Assistant Professor, Economics | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Sutirtha Bagchi, PhD, is an expert in public finance.

Business Taxicab Medallions Cable Regulation Tax Compliance and Tax Evasion Public Pensions

Matthew Pauly

Associate Professor of History · Michigan State University

Matthew Pauly is an expert on the history Russia & Eastern Europe.

Russian History Russian Politics Ukranian History Ukrainian Politics Eastern European History

Elliott Silverstein

Director, Government Relations, Insurance · CAA Club Group

Elliott manages and executes key elements of CAA’s provincial advocacy role, and overseeing municipal advocacy efforts.

Travel Industry Government Relations & Public Affairs Issues Management Legislation Policy Analysis

Dave Owen

Harry Sunderland '61 Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: owendave@uchastings.edu / 415-703-8285 / Office 368-200

Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Water Law Administrative Law Water Resource Management

April Lindgren

Associate Professor, School of Journalism · Ryerson University

Local News Research Project, Principal Researcher

Journalism Local news News Media Ethnic media

Laura Reese

Director and Professor · Michigan State University

Laura Reese is an expert in animal welfare policy, animals in the city, animal sheltering, local economic development

Local Economic Development Animals in the City Animal Welfare Policy Animal Sheltering

Thomas Smith

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cultural Economics Economics of the Arts Economics of Sports Economics of Religion Urban and Real Estate Economics

Rick Eckstein, PhD

Professor of Sociology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Rick Eckstein, PhD, is an expert in sports and society, youth sports, gender and sports, intercollegiate spending and stadium financing.

Title IX College Athletics Reform Sociology of Sport Stadium Financing Labor and Unions

Tom Rand

Managing Director at MaRS Cleantech Fund I, L.P. · MaRS Cleantech

Experienced, bare-knucked approach to cleantech, finance, policy, climate science and associated global economic opportunities and risks.

Carbon and Climate Science: Industrial Endgame? Cleantech Climate Change Clean Energy Economics

Mariana Brussoni

Associate Professor · University of British Columbia

Brussoni's research focuses on child injury prevention, including risky play, parents' perspectives on safety, and Aboriginal injuries.

Injury Prevention Child Development Parenting Outdoor Play Higher Education

Lawrence Levy

Vice President, Economic Development and Professional Studies; Executive Dean, National Center for Suburban Studies · Hofstra University

Dean Levy works close with Hofstra’s academic community to shape an innovative agenda for suburban study

Suburban Spaces and Development Suburbs Education Taxation Politics of the Suburbs

Kevin Saunders

Professor of Law & The Charles Clarke Chair in Constitutional Law · Michigan State University

Expert in free speech, violence in the media

Comparative Free Expression Constitutional Law Free Expression

Bethany Berger, J.D.

Professor of Law · University of Connecticut

Professor of Law with a focus on federal Indian law and property law.

Legal History Property Law Tribal Law Litigation and Policy Federal Indian Law

Andrius Siaudinis

CEO · Peritus Consulting

Public procurement, Green procurement, Fundraising, Project Management, E-procurement, Centralized procurement, PPP, Public finance

Public Finance Concession Public Procurement Green Procurement Centralized Public Procurement

Cynthia Kimball Davis

Graduate Program Director of the Master of Interdisciplinary Studies (MIS) Degree · Southern Utah University

Specializing in Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership

Educational Outreach & Professional Development Belonging How to Market Interdisciplinary Studies Heart-based Hope Communication, Culture, and Leadership Advocacy

John S. Haythorne

Partner · Dentons Canada LLP

As a lawyer and Registered Professional Engineer, John brings unparalleled expertise and knowledge to P3, construction and infrastructure.

Construction & Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Health & Healthcare Law and Policy Transportation Law Architecture and Engineering

Jim Bryan

Professor Emeritus, Economics, Finance, and Management · Manhattanville College

Focused on issues of poverty, federal tax policy, and redistributive programs such as food stamps.

Economic Policy Federal Tax Policy Issues Of Poverty Redistributive Programs Economics