About our Research Team

Our research team brings together faculty and students with expertise in social gerontology, social work and social policy:

Amanda Grenier
Dr. Amanda Grenier

Principal Investigator

Dr. Amanda Grenier is a Professor in the Department of Health, Aging & Society at McMaster.

Chris Phillipson
Professor Chris Phillipson

Co-Investigator

Chris Phillipson is the co-Director of the Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing.

Karen Kobayashi
Dr. Karen Kobayashi

Co-Investigator

Dr. Karen Kobayashi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Victoria.

Professor Patrik Marier

Co-Investigator

Professor Patrik Marier is the Scientific Director of CREGÉS, a university research center at the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network.

Debbie Laliberte Rudman
Dr. Debbie Laliberte Rudman

Co-Investigator

Dr. Debbie Laliberte Rudman is Associate Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University.

Stephanie Hatzifilalithis
Stephanie Hatzifilalithis

Research Assistant

Stephanie Hatzifilalithis is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Health Aging and Society, Faculty of Social Science at McMaster University.