Vissého Adjiwanou

Professeur régulier


Département de Sociologie
Université du Québec à Montréal
Pavillon Saint-Denis, Local A-5260
1255, St-Denis
Montréal, Québec, H2X 3R9

Tél.: 514-987-300 ext. 0900
E-mail: //adjiwanou.visseho [at] uqam.ca">adjiwanou.visseho [at] uqam.ca
Office: Pavillon Saint-Denis, Local A-5260

Profil départemental


Vissého Adjiwanou joined the academic staff of the Department of Sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) in July 2018 as professor of Demography and Quantitative Methods. Previously, he has served as Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He received a M.A in Statistics in 2001 from the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSEA-Cote d’Ivoire), a M.A in Economics of Development in 2003 at the Centre for Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI- France) and a Ph.D in Demography in 2013 from the Université de Montréal (Canada). His research focusses in population issues in sub-Saharan Africa, including fertility, family dynamics, gender inequality, and reproductive health. His most recent work has investigated the pattern and effect of step-parenting on children schooling and health in sub-Saharan Africa, and on the effect of remarriage on fertility in Malawi. He develops new research interests at the intersection of social science and computation science. He is the organizer of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science at the University of Cape Town.

Dr. Adjiwanou's work has been published in Social Science & Medicine, Health and Place, Studies in Family Planning, Demographic Research and the Cahiers québécois de démographie. For more details, see Dr. Adjiwanou's Research Gate profile.

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