Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:
Monnica Williams (English and French)
Associate Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, and Canada Research Chair in Mental Health Disparities.
Professor Williams studies African American mental health. She can speak to racism in the United States, African American issues, discrimination and mental health, barriers to treatment, trauma/PTSD, and allyship.
Rakhi Ruparelia (English only)
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section
Professor Ruparelia’s expertise is related to torts, criminal law and critical race theory and her recent publications have considered the impact of criminal law on racialized communities, as well as the capacity of tort law to redress racial discrimination.
Errol Mendes (English only)
Full professor, Faculty of Law - Common Law Section; Former Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre.