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CAUT staff appointments

CAUT staff appointments

Janna Bryson
Research Analyst

CAUT has hired Janna Bryson as a Research Analyst. Janna has a background in research, communications, and journalism and has experience in anti-oppressive and labour organizations. She has worked as a Research Assistant for the Canadian Labour Congress, the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, and sat on the CUPE 4600 Bargaining Research Committee.

Originally from southern Alberta, Janna has a Masters of Arts in Political Economy from Carleton University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from McGill University.


Geneviève Charest
Digital Communications Coordinator

Geneviève Charest grew up in Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and came to Ottawa in 2007 to pursue a Bachelor of Journalism, Combined Honours in Journalism and Political Science at Carleton University. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts with Specialization in French-to-English Translation at the University of Ottawa.

Since then, she has worked in a variety of communications, translation and project management roles within the non-profit sector, from the Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française (French Canadian Youth Federation), to Amethyst Women’s Addiction Centre, to the Canadian Federation of Students. Geneviève is passionate about social justice, equity and access to education.



February, 2021

Duty to accommodate

Last summer, Cynthia Bruce, an assistant professor of music therapy, health and wellness,... Read more
February, 2021

Commentary / Copyright limits and learning: lessons from the COVID-19 quarantine

By Carys Craig The World Intellectual Property Organization’s Standing Committee on Copyright... Read more
February, 2021

Commentary / Unionization, academic freedom, & sessional contract faculty

By Stephanie Ross, Larry Savage, & James Watson There is little doubt that the casual nature of... Read more