MEDIA ADVISORY — Donald Trump Inauguration: Reactions from students and experts at the University of Ottawa

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, January 20, 2017. The implications of the Trump administration in the White House are far reaching both for Canada and the world.

Bold minds will come together for two on-campus events as University of Ottawa experts give their take on the US electoral system, foreign and security policy, economic policy, environmental policy, and immigration policy.

  1. US Inauguration Presentation

WHAT: Panel discussion and live inauguration viewing

WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2017, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Morisset Hall, First Floor (65 University Private, University of Ottawa)


  • Stephen Bird, Visiting Research Chair in Governance and Public Administration
  • Alan Freeman, School of Public and International Affairs
  • Emily Regan Wills, School of Political Studies
  • Students, faculty and members of the uOttawa community
  1. Donald Trump in the White House: Implications for Canada and the world

WHAT: Expert panel on the four crucial policy areas that are likely to be affected by the Trump administration

WHEN: Friday, January 20, 2017, 3 p.m.

WHERE: Faculty of Social Science Building, Room 4004 (120 University Private, University of Ottawa)


  • Jacqueline Best’s research intersects international relations, political economy, and social theory
  • Monica Gattinger is an expert on Canadian energy policy and regulation, and the country’s energy relations with the United States
  • Alexandra Gheciu researches international security, international institutions, Euro-Atlantic relations, and global governance.
  • Patti Tamara Lenard’s research focuses on the moral questions raised by migration across borders, on immigrant integration, including strategies for inclusion, as well as on multiculturalism, trust, and social cohesion
  • Students, faculty and members of the uOttawa community

Media inquiries:

Sarah Foster
Media Relations Officer
Cell: 613-762-2908

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