Yasmin Dawood named to Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

September 12, 2018

Yasmin Dawood, a leading scholar of election law from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and cross-appointed in the Department of Political Science, is one of six emerging scholars at U of T named this year as members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Dawood, whose pioneering research and public engagement has influenced policy formation and public debate in the areas of election law, electoral integrity and the protection of democracy, says the position in the college “is a tremendous honour” that will give her the opportunity to collaborate with a cross-section of scholars in the field.The full U of T News article is available here.

Raisa Deber, professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and also cross-appointed in the Department of Political Science, was among 11 University of Toronto researchers who were named as fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.