Ryerson City Building Institute

Our Mandate

The Ryerson City Building Institute is a multidisciplinary centre focused on issues relevant to city regions nationally and globally. The Institute brings together  political leadership, policy ideas and people from diverse backgrounds to address critical urban challenges. The Institute delivers its mandate by working with partners across faculties and outside the university to deliver high-quality teaching, research, and public engagement on urban issues. The Ryerson City Building Institute builds on Ryerson University’s demonstrated expertise in collaborative city building.

Ryerson City Building Institute

Staff

Cherise Burda

Executive Director

Cherise Burda
Executive Director

Graham Haines

Research Manager

Graham Haines
Research Manager

Claire Nelischer

Project Manager

Claire Nelischer
Project Manager

Dominic Ali

Communications

Dominic Ali
Communications

Pamela Livingstone

Project Coordinator

Pamela Livingstone
Project Coordinator
Ryerson City Building Institute

Graduate Research Assistants

Bria Aird

Research Assistant

Bria Aird

Tamara Nahal

Previous Assistant

Tamara Nahal

Kasia Kmiec

Previous Assistant

Kasia Kmiec

Vincent Racine

Previous Assistant

Vincent Racine

Sam Carter-Shamai

Previous Assistant

Sam Carter-Shamai

Marika Franko

Previous Assistant

Marika Franko

Kelly Graham

Previous Assistant

Kelly Graham
Ryerson City Building Institute

CBI Board

Dr. Anne Golden

Chair

Dr. Anne Golden
Chair

Ken Greenberg

Vice Chair

Ken Greenberg
Vice Chair

Pamela Robinson

Professor

Pamela Robinson
Urban and Regional Planning Professor

Dr. Christopher De Sousa

Director

Dr. Christopher De Sousa
Director

Monica Jako

Director

Monica Jako
Director