Lisa Loutzenheiser

Associate Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy · University of British Columbia

Lisa Loutzenheiser's research is focused on the educational experiences of marginalized youth.

Youth and Education Qualitative Methods Sociology of Education Anthropology of Education Queer Theory

Ranjit Singh

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Singh has served as an accredited international observer to elections in South Africa, Namibia, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

International Relations Policy Analysis The Middle East Palestine Bahrain

Kate McInturff

Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Kate McInturff is director of the CCPA's initiative on gender equality and public policy, Making Women Count.

Gender Equality Policy Analysis Family policy Labour Economics Budget and Tax Policy

Amanda Parriag

Principal · ParriagGroup

ParriagGroup| Amanda has 17 years experience as a researcher & consultant in Indigenous issues, education and health.

Qualitative Research Report Writing Program Evaluation Proposal Writing Quantitative Research

Micheál Kelly

Board Member, CATAAlliance // Dean, School of Business and Economics · Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Micheál Kelly is Dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Economics International Development Strategic Planning Business Strategy Strategy

David Sinclair

Director · International Longevity Centre

Particular interests in older consumers, adult vaccination, active ageing, financial services, & the role of technology in an ageing society

Ageing Local Government Stakeholder Engagement Public Policy Policy Analysis

Elizabeth Larus

Professor, Political Science · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Larus is an expert in the politics of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong

Political Science University Teaching Public Policy International Relations Foreign Policy

Elham Ghashghai

Lecturer in Systems Engineering · Loyola Marymount University

Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Policy Analysis Graduate and Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Architecture Design and Evaluation Government Relations Program Management

Kurt Ribisl, Ph.D.

Program Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program; Co-Director, Cancer Control Education Program; Professor, Health Behavior, Cancer Prevention and Control · UNC at Chapel Hill

Kurt Ribisl’s primary research interest is improving the reach of population-level efforts to reduce tobacco use, with emphasis on policy.

Tobacco Regulatory Science Public Health Community Outreach Global Health Qualitative Research

Amy Kishek

Lawyer and Executive Director · Canadian Intern Association

Advocate for policy and law reform in areas of workplace law on behalf of precarious and young workers

Human Rights & Workplace Law Human Rights Labour Law Employment Law Youth Employment

Fabian Nuen

Founder and Chief Operating Officer · Fair Observer

The Gardner of News: Fair Observer's CEO cuts through the global media landscape to ensure that a broad range of narratives are represented

New Venture Development Global Partnerships Global Business Development Global Finance Policy Analysis

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Scott Shackelford

Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics · Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Scott Shakelford performs research in the field of environmental law, property rights and cybersecurity law and policy.

Policy Analysis Public Policy International Law Legal Research Political Science

Dr. Debra Whitman

Chief Public Policy Officer · AARP

Dr. Debra Whitman is an authority on aging issues with extensive experience in policymaking, research and the political process.

Public Policy Active Ageing Elder Abuse Retirement Human Rights

April M. Zeoli

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

An expert on domestic violence, homicide, gun policy, and the intersection of public health and criminal justice

Policy Analysis Homicide Domestic Violence Gun Policy

Dr. Sima Salahshor

Principal, Shiruy, Inc · Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto

Health Innovation Advisory and Program Design & Management

Program and Project Management Marketing & Corporate Strategy Medical Guideline and Policy Business Development & Partnerships Health Technologies

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.

Insurance Ontario Politics Stakeholder & Public Engagement Strategic Advocacy Policy Analysis

Juan Carlos Ibarra

Academic and Professional Success Lecturer · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: ibarraj@uchastings.edu / Office: 200 McAllister Street #373

Policy Analysis Legal Writing Litigation Public Policy Legal Research

Jane Hilderman

Executive Director · Samara Canada

Jane Hilderman leads Samara Canada, a trusted nonpartisan educational charity dedicated to strengthening Canada's democracy.

Policy Policy Analysis Qualitative Research Research Public Policy

Kaylie Tiessen

Economist and Researcher · Unifor

Researching labour markets, social progress and the value of public services.

Labour Economics Labour Markets Precarious Work Policy Analysis Poverty