Professor , Geography, Planning and Environment
Dr. Rantisi has an M.A. in Political Science (political economy; comparative politics) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an M.R.P. from the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University, and a Ph.D. from the Department of Geography (economic and urban geography) at the University of Toronto. In collaboration with Dr. Deborah Leslie of the University of Toronto, she has started a new project on workforce intermediary social enterprises (entreprises d'insertion) and the opportunities and challenges presented when operating within neoliberal governance and funding regimes. Dr. Rantisi is also starting a project on women's artisanal cooperatives. She is co-editor of the online magazine Progressive City: Radical Alternatives.
Dr. Rantisi is willing to supervise theses on issues relating to workforce development, labour market restructuring, social economy enterprises, the geography and social organization of cultural industries, and restructuring in traditional manufacturing industries.
GEOG 375 Hydrology
GEOG 377 Landform Evolution
GEOG 463 Advanced GIS
HENV 655 Environmental Modelling
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