Directors and Board

Directors

Martin Cooke

Martin CookeJointly appointed to the Department of Sociology & Legal Studies and School of Public Health and Health Systems, co-director of the Survey Research Centre

Martin Cooke, PhD, has been a faculty member in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies and in the School of Public Health and Health Systems since 2005. Along with teaching in the Masters of Public Health program, Professor Cooke is also involved in several ongoing research projects in collaboration with colleagues across Canada. His research interests include: the social demography and health of Aboriginal peoples; social inequality, the welfare state, and the life course; and population ageing and retirement.

Christian Boudreau

Christian BoudreauDepartment of Statistics and Actuarial Science, interim co-director of the Survey Research Centre

Christian Boudreau, PhD, has been a faculty member in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and the Associate Director of the Data Management Core of the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project since 2005.  The ITC Project conducts longitudinal surveys amongst smokers and non-smokers in more than 25 countries. Dr. Boudreau thus brings extensive knowledge and expertise on applied survey sampling and survey methodology. In addition to surveys, his research interests include longitudinal studies, competing risks and survival analysis.

Mary Thompson

Dr. Mary ThompsonDepartment of Statistics and Actuarial Science, associate director of the Survey Research Centre

Mary Thompson, PhD, is Distinguished Professor Emerita in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, where she was a faculty member from 1969 until 2009. She was a founding co-director of the Survey Research Centre from its inception in 1999, and has served as associate director since 2011. Professor Thompson has been the Director of the Data Management Core of the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation (ITC) Project since 2005 and is the former Scientific Director of the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute. Her research interests include survey methodology and biostatistics. 

 

Board members

Christian Boudreau