David Robinson has been appointed to the position of Director of Public Policy and Communications. Mr. Robinson holds a M.A. from Simon Fraser University in Communications and a B.A. from Queen's University. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Carleton University in Ottawa. Prior to joining CAUT, Mr. Robinson worked as Senior Researcher with the BC office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and before that as Research and Communication Coordinator for the Council of Canadians. As Director of Public Policy and Communications, Mr. Robinson will be responsible for CAUT's communications department, will assist in the development of CAUT policy, and will spearhead CAUT's public awareness campaign.