Centre for Population, Aging and HealthWestern Social Science


Andrea Willson, Associate Professor

Andrea Willson
  • Social inequality of the life course
  • Longitudinal data methods
  • Socioeconomic status and health

519-661-2111 x85132
SSC 5423
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Teresa Abada, Associate Professor

Teresa Abada
  • Economic and social integration of children of immigrants

519-661-2111 x83690
SSC 5429
office hours: by appointment
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Tracey Adams, Professor
Chair, Department of Sociology

Tracey Adams
  • Professions, gender and work
  • Regulation of professions in Canada (alternate health professions)

519-661-2111 x85142
SSC 5328
office hours: by appointment
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William R. Avison, Professor Emeritus

William R. Avison
  • Medical sociology
  • Social disparities in maternal and child health
  • Families experiencing stress across the life course

Roderic P. Beaujot, Professor Emeritus
Leader, Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster

Roderic Beaujot
  • Demographics and implications for social policy

519-661-2111 x83689
SSC 5212
office hours: by appointment
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Kate H. Choi, Associate Professor

Kate Choi
  • Family demography
  • International migration
  • Social stratification
  • Quantitative methods

519-661-2111 x85115
SSC 5331
[on sabbatical July 1, 2018-Dec. 31, 2018]
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Ingrid Arnet Connidis, Professor

Ingrid Arnet Connidis
  • Family ties and aging
  • Centrality of gender to family life
  • Value of life course perspective and context in studying relationships
  • Policy implications of research results

SSC 5329
office hours: by appointment
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Lorraine Davies, Associate Professor
Associate Vice-Provost, School of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies

Lorraine Davies
  • Gender inequality
  • Stress and women’s health across the life course
  • The effects of interpersonal violence on women’s well-being

SSB 4180
office hours: by appointment
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Michael Haan, Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations
Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre at Western

Director, Collaborative Graduate Program in Migration and Ethnic Relations

Michael Haan
  • Demography
  • Immigrant settlement
  • Labour market integration
  • Data development

519-661-2111 ext. 85110
SSC 5324
office hours: by appointment
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Laura Huey, Professor

Laura Huey
  • Policing
  • Victimization
  • Trauma and resiliency
  • Research and policy

519-661-2111 x85151
SSC 5213
office hours: by appointment
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Don Kerr, Professor
Sociology, King's University College

  • population estimates and projections
  • environmental, social, family, and Canadian demography
  • Aboriginal population

519-433-3491 x4438
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Rachel Margolis, Associate Professor

Rachel Margolis
  • Demography
  • Family
  • Health and Well-being

519-661-2111 x82850
SSC 5326
office hours: Tuesdays 11-noon
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Julie McMullin, Professor

Julie McMullin
  • How class, age, gender, ethnicity, and race, structure inequality in paid work and families

519-661-2111 x86409
StvH 3107G
On leave, serving as Vice-Provost (International)

Kim Shuey, Associate Professor
Graduate Chair, Sociology

Kim Shuey
  • Health inequality across the life course
  • Work, health, and aging in the new economy
  • Nonstandard and precarious employment

519-661-2111 x85135
SSC 5426
office hours: by appointment
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