Dr. Shannon Sampert
Communications Consultant, Columnist
Eakin Fellow, McGill University
Dr. Sampert is a journalist, media consultant and academic with a research portfolio that focuses on gender, media and Canadian politics and law. She is the recipient of the Eakins Fellowship at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada where she teaches Public Affairs. She also is a regular political columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press, where she was the first –and so far only – female editor of the editorial board. Her recent contracts include Policy Options and the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians.