A&S scholars sharing their expertise in the media this week

January 29, 2021 by A&S News

From public figures traveling abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic, to perspectives of Indigenous authors on Family Literacy Day, scholars from a range of disciplines across the Faculty of Arts & Science are sharing their expertise on a variety of issues in the media.

Here’s some of what they had to say this week.

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  • Department of Sociology PhD student Kayla Preston comments in a Toronto Star story on the possible ramifications of the Canadian government naming the Proud Boys a terrorist group.
  • Lynette Ong comments in a Yahoo News story on dual citizens of Canada and China being asked to declare a single nationality while in Hong Kong.
  • Department of Political Science professor Ron Deibert, director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School, suggests on TVO’s The Agenda that democracy can be saved by fixing social media.
  • Author and Centre for Indigenous Studies lecturer Lee Maracle reflects in the Toronto Star on the value of reading, as Canadians celebrate Family Literacy Day.