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Submitted by Nick Heazell on Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:56am

Media Relations

Marina Geronazzo
Media Relations Manager

University Relations
C:403-540-6552
O:403-220-7722
marina.geronazzo@ucalgary.ca

Drew Scherban
Media Relations Advisor

University Relations 
C:403-470-8895 
O:403-210-7752 
drew.scherban@ucalgary.ca

Sean Myers
Media Relations Advisor

University Relations 
C:403-607-7618 
O:403-220-4756  
sean.myers2@ucalgary.ca

Faculty media contacts

The University of Calgary has a wide range of experts in each faculty available to speak with media.
To submit an interview request please use the faculty media contact for the specific faculty you are trying to reach listed below. For general media requests please contact Media Relations.

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:53am

Arts

Heath McCoy
Office: 403-220-5089 
hjmccoy@ucalgary.ca 
@UCalgary_Arts

Areas of interest:

  • Political science
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Anthropology and archaeology
  • Popular culture
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Religion
  • Philosophy
  • Gender studies
  • Linguistics and language
  • Performing and visual arts
  • English

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:06am

Haskayne School of Business

Janelle Morris
Office: 403-220-6153
Janelle.morris@haskayne.ucalgary.ca
@haskayneschool

Areas of interest:

  • Commerce
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Human resources
  • Business administration
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Risk management
  • Ethics
  • Business technology

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:33am

Werklund School of Education

Betty Rice
Office: 403-220-2619 
bwrice@ucalgary.ca 
@UCalgaryEduc

Areas of interest:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Adult learning
  • Aboriginal education
  • Child development
  • Body image
  • Curriculum theory and design
  • Diversity
  • Gender identity and roles
  • Literacy
  • Policy development
  • Teacher education

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:05pm

Schulich School of Engineering

Sarah McGinnis
Office: 403-220-5698
smcginni@ucalgary.ca
@SchulichENGG

Areas of interest:

  • Oilsands recovery and processing
  • Waste water treatment
  • Renewable energy
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Pipelines
  • GPS, mapping and navigation technology
  • Clean technology
  • Traffic and transportation planning
  • Infrastructure planning and  management

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:48am

Environmental Design

Shannon Thomas
Office: 403-220-5323
shannon.thomas@ucalgary.ca 
@UCalgaryEVDS

Areas of interest:

  • Architecture
  • Landscape architecture
  • Landscape ecology
  • Urban and community planning
  • Sustainable cities
  • Green technology
  • Land use
  • Housing
  • Environmental planning

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:39am

Kinesiology

Leanne Yohemas
Office: 403-220-7652
lmyohema@ucalgary.ca
@uofcknes

Areas of interest:

  • Biomechanics
  • Physiology
  • Health and exercise
  • Sport psychology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sport performance
  • Obesity and public health
  • Nutrition
  • Socio-cultural aspects of sport and physical activity
  • sport medicine and injury prevention
  • Concussion
  • Motor learning
  • Neural control of movement

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:28am

Law

Alison Abel  
Office: 403-210-8720  
amabel@ucalgary.ca 
@UCalgarylaw

Areas of interest:

  • Criminal
  • Aboriginal
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Water resources
  • Human rights
  • Constitution
  • Property rights
  • Media and internet
  • Intellectual property
  • Legal theory
  • Natural resources
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Legal ethics
  • Professional regulation
  • Corporate finance

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:50pm

Libraries and Cultural Resources

Libraries and Cultural Resources areas of interest:

  • University of Calgary libraries
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • Nickle Galleries
  • University of Calgary Press
  • The Military Museums
  • Copyright Office 

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 2:35pm

Cumming School of Medicine

Kelly Johnston
Senior Communications Specialist 
Office: 403.220.5012
kelly.johnston2@ucalgary.ca

@UCalgarymed

Areas of interest:

  • Medical experts
  • Public health
  • Health policy
  • Medical research
  • Rural and family medicine

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:22am

Nursing

Karen Cook
Office: 403-220-4361 
kcook@ucalgary.ca 
@UCalgarynursing

Areas of interest:

  • Patient care
  • Family health
  • Chronic health
  • Elderly care
  • Culturally diverse and at risk or vulnerable populations

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:58am

Science

Gloria Visser-Niven
Office: 403-220-7056 
gvissern@ucalgary.ca 
@UofC_Science

Areas of interest:

  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Geosciences
  • Math
  • Statistics
  • Computer science
  • Physics and astronomy
  • Low carbon energy
  • Information security

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:20am

Social Work


Don McSwiney
Office: 403-220-7083 
dmcswine@ucalgary.ca
@Ucalgary_FSW

Areas of interest:

  • Domestic violence
  • Child welfare
  • Child and youth development
  • Justice system
  • Human sexuality
  • Multicultural/diversity issues
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Mental health
  • Immigrants and refugees
  • Social policy
  • Human rights
  • Youth gang prevention

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:43pm

School of Public Policy

Morten Paulsen  
Office: 403-399-3377  
morten.paulsen2@ucalgary.ca
@policy_school

Areas of interest:

  • Public policy analysis – social and economic
  • Energy and environmental
  • International

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:07am

Veterinary Medicine

Collene Ferguson 
Office: 403-210-6615 
Collene.ferguson@ucalgary.ca
@UCVMnews

Areas of interest:

  • Animal welfare
  • Cattle health
  • Infectious and emerging diseases in animal populations
  • Performance horse health
  • Veterinary education
  • Reproductive and regenerative medicine

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:47am

Dinos Athletics

Ben Matchett
Office: 403-220-8143    
Ben.matchett@ucalgary.ca
@UCDinos

Areas of interest:

All of the University of Calgary competitive sports teams

Submitted by Nick Heazell on Tue, 08/11/2015 - 3:01pm

Students' Union

Robyn Dinnadge
Office: 403-210-9852 
rrdinnad@ucalgary.ca
@SUUofC

Areas of interest:

  • Student government
  • Student experience