Staff Writers and Contributors

Staff Writers

Sean Cameron is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of British Columbia. He is currently working as a Research Assistant for the Committee on the Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainability. Sean is interested in exploring how public policy can confront climate change while reducing social inequality in urban and rural communities.

Anna Hardie is a first-year student in the Master of Public Policy program. She graduated from Mount Allison University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and English Literature. Her policy interests include environmental and health policy. Anna is working towards pursuing a career in consulting for the public sector and is currently a Client Liaison at the Public Good Initiative.

Lisa Alers-Hankey is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy with a collaborative specialization with the School of the Environment. Her interests include climate change, environmental and economic policy. Lisa is interested in making public policy development and implementation accessible and reflective of communities. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Ethics, Society, and Law from the University of Toronto.

Hilda-Matilda Idegwu‘s compassion for the underrepresented and striving through her lived-experiences has led her towards an academic and professional journey in Public Policy. Her primary goal is to dissect policy concerns and develop action plans that promote political stability and public good without compromising the needs of the marginalized. She’s a first year Masters of Public Policy candidate of University of Toronto’s Munk School seeking to utilize policies as drivers transformation while navigating the institutions and complex frameworks that currently exist. Hilda’s policy interests lie in breaking down barriers in education, assuring government accountability (strengthening the Public Service), promoting inclusion beyond representation and advocacy. Hilda is currently a consultant at the Public Good Initiative, a Global Ideas Institute Mentor and the Director of External Affairs at Munk School’s Black Student Association

Tingwei Lyu is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. She graduated from Peking University in 2021 with a Bachelor of Philosophy and Religious Studies. Her policy interests include social policy, gender equality, public health, and education.

David Côté is a Master of Public Policy and Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs of Public Policy and Faculty of Law. His interests include justice, the intersection of law and policy, and more broadly, policy efficacy and how evidence informs policy decisions. David is also a legal researcher at the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights and a Senior Associate Editor for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. David holds a Bachelor of Sciences (Honours) in Life Sciences from Queen’s University.

Sophia Stavropoulos is a Master of Public Policy candidate with a Collaborative Specialization in Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. Her research interests include environmental policy, Indigenous issues, and American cultural & political history.  Sophia holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences, Joint Honours in Political Science and History from the University of Ottawa.

Contributors

You are eligible to be listed as a contributor to the Public Policy and Governance Review if you are:

  • A student in the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy; and
  • You have had three or more of your articles published by the editorial team.

Submissions are welcome at any time, regardless of whether or not you are a contributor, staff writer, or student at the Munk School or elsewhere. Submissions by recent graduates are also welcomed. Contact the Editors-in-Chief at editors@ppgreview.ca for more information!