Kirsty Duncan, a medical geographer and former U of T student of Anthropology and Geography, has been sworn into the Liberal federal cabinet as the new Science minister. After completing her undergraduate degree in the late 1980s, she went on to obtain a PhD in Geography at the University of Edinburgh. Kirsty has represented the riding of Etobicoke North since 2008. Prior to entering politics, she was an Associate Professor of Health Studies at U of T, and the Research Director for the AIC Institute of Corporate Citizenship at Rotman School of Management. U of T News has posted an article about all the U of T Alumni represented in the new federal cabinet here.