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

November 6, 2020 by A&S News

From thoughts about this week’s U.S. election to the future of Canada’s economy post-COVID-19, 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.

October 30

October 31

November 1

  • Professor Timothy Andrews Sayle of history debates the potential for easier access to historical documents with CTV Online, as the Trudeau government eyes a national declassification centre.

November 2

  • Michael Valpy, a senior fellow at the Munk School, writes about the reasons for the paradox of President Donald Trump’s continued support in the U.S. in a Toronto Star (paywall) op-ed.
  • Professor Melanie Newton of history weighs in on Queen’s University’s decision to rename John A. MacDonald Hall on TVO’s The Agenda.

November 4

  • Professors Sean Speer and Drew Fagan and graduate student Michael Cuenco of the Munk School write an op-ed about contingency planning in light of U.S. election in the National Post (paywall).
  • Professors Janice Stein and Seva Gunitsky of political science and the Munk School and Distinguished Fellow Timothy Garton Ash of the Munk School discuss the potential implications of the U.S. election on the world on TVO’s The Agenda.
  • Shira Lurie, the University College Fellow in Early American History, writes about the U.S. election’s potential impact on democracy worldwide in the Toronto Star (paywall).

November 5, 2020