Dr. Julia Zarankin

Recently awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, Dr. Julia Zarankin holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Princeton University. She enjoys teaching lifelong learners in venues across the GTA, including Later Life Learning at Innis College, Hot Docs Curious Minds, George Brown Seniors and the Royal Conservatory, and was featured as a guest on Michael Enright’s Sunday Edition.

Julia is also the author of the recently published book, Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder, which has garnered praise from Margaret Atwood. Dr. Zarankin’s writing is supported by grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.