Elise Maiolino wrote a piece published in the Canadian Review of Sociology last year that dissected Justin Trudeau's 2012 charity boxing match against Senator Patrick Brazeau and chronicled Mr. Trudeau's 'transition from ‘precariously masculine’ to ‘sufficiently masculine’ and how that transformed his suitability to lead the Liberal Party of Canada.
Thrill on the Hilla: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured recently in Ottawa, has hired a new special assistant to his office with a background in sociology and gender studies. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office has a new special assistant, Elise Maiolino,on board.
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