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

October 16, 2020 by A&S News

From an analysis of contemporary political, social, cultural and economic conditions in America, to efforts by governments to address environmental concerns such as greenhouse gas emissions and plastic pollution, 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 9, 2020

October 11, 2020

October 12, 2020

October 13, 2020

  • Miriam Diamond, a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences, coauthors an op-ed in the Toronto Star (paywall) examining provincial and federal government approaches to tackling greenhouse gas emissions and plastic pollution.

October 14, 2020

October 15, 2020

  • Professor emeritus Margaret MacMillan of the Department of History and the Munk School discusses her new book War: How Conflict Shaped Us on TVO’s The Agenda, explaining why learning about the glory and tragedy of war is essential to understanding who we are as a species.