Cynthia Macdonald

Cynthia Macdonald


  • Writer and Communications Specialist


Cynthia produces content for CIFAR’s various communication outlets, including its magazine, website, institutional reports and social media channels.

Prior to working at CIFAR she wrote freelance science articles for many publications, working primarily for the University of Toronto and York University. She has also worked as a regular book reviewer for the Globe and Mail, a commentator for CBC radio, and a host/producer for CBC News Network and TVOntario.

Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, and a certificate in Cultural Management from Humber College.