Expert advisory: Federal election

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The University of Waterloo has experts available for interviews on a wide range of election-related issues.

For experts or issues not on this list, please see our media relations contact information below.


ECONOMY, INNOVATION AND JOBS

Kathleen Rybczynski
Labour economics; health economics; economics 

Ana Ferrer
Education and household economics; labour economics

Margaret Insley
Natural resource and environmental economics  

Jean-Paul Lam
Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; cryptocurrencies

Larry Smith
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Forecasting

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT

Jason Thistlethwaite
Climate change governance; economic effects of climate change; corporate social responsibility 

Nadine Ibrahim 
Climate-change mitigation; urban infrastructure; sustainable cities

Angela Carter
Environmental policy; climate crisis and politics, oil and gas

Jatin Nathwani
Ontario Research Chair in Public Policy for Sustainable Energy
Executive director, Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy

Rebecca Saari
Health impacts of air pollution under future climate; air quality impacts of energy and climate policy

 
HEALTH CARE

Health technology

Catherine Burns
Executive Director, Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology
Improving quality of life and human health through science, engineering and medicine

Aging

Richard Hughson
Senior Director of Research, Schlegel Research Chair in Vascular and Brain Health
Cardiovascular physiology; vascular aging; environmental physiology

Health policy

David Hammond
Tobacco control and e-cigarettes; cannabis and harm reduction; food policy and obesity prevention

Heather MacDougall
History of medicine in Canada; health and disease


GOVERNANCE AND SENATE REFORM

Emmett Macfarlane
Canadian politics; public policy; the SCOC; Charter of rights and Freedoms; Parliament; constitutional law

 

MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS

Geoffrey Hayes
Canadian military, history, leadership and peacekeeping.

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