Past Postdoctoral Fellows

Name: Maude BouletMaude Boulet
Email Address: maude.boulet [at]
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow, Canada Research Chair in Social Statistics and Family Change, Department of Sociology, McGill University.
Previous Degrees: BA Psychology, University of Montreal (2004), PhD Industrial Relations, University of Montreal (2013).
Research Interest: Labour Markets, Family, Immigration, Work and Family Balance
Dissertation Title: L’évolution de la qualité d’emploi des immigrants du Canada par rapport aux natifs: une comparaison interprovinciale
Links: Maude Boulet's Research Gate profile

Name: Matt Brooks
Email Addressmatt.brooks [at]
Program: Postdoctoral Researcher
Previous Degrees: PhD Rural Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University (2021); MA Geography, Kansas State University (2017); BS Community and Regional Planning, Iowa State University (2015)
Research Interest: Social Demography; Poverty and Inequality; Rural Families and Livelihoods; Spatial Analysis
Dissertation Title: The Changing Landscape of Affordable Housing in the United States
Links: Matthew M. Brooks' website

Name: Ana Laura FostikAna Laura Fostik
Email Address: ana.fostik [at]
Program: Postdoctoral fellowship
Previous Degrees: PhD, Centre Urbanisation, Culture, Société de l’Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (2014)
Research Interests: Family, fertility, multiple-partnered fertility, conjugal careers, transition to adulthood, Canada, Latin America, advanced quantitative methods.

Name: Dr. Lara GautierDr. Lara Gautier
Email Address: lara.gautier [at]
Program: FQRS Postdoctoral Fellowship
Previous Degrees: PhD in public health (spec. global health) from Université de Montréal ; PhD in economics (spec. development economics) from Université de Paris ; MA in political science from Sciences Po Rennes ; MSc in health economics and management from Université Paris-Dauphine.
Research Interest: global public health, migrant health, health policy analysis, knowledge translation, mixed methods
Dissertation Title: From ideas to policymaking: the political economy of the diffusion of performance-based financing at the global, continental, and national levels
Links: Lara Gautier's Research Gate profile

Name: Amelie GroleauAmelie Groleau
Email Address: amelie.groleau [at]
Program: Postdoctoral fellowship
Previous Degrees: BA History, Culture, Society (liberal arts program) Université du Québec à Montréal (2004); MA Sociology, Université du Québec à Montréal (2007); PhD Sociology, Université du Québec à Montréal and École des hautes études en sciences sociales de Paris, France (2015)
Research Interests: Education, Educational Pathways, Socialisation, Individualisation, Cultural Transmission, Family, Work-Education (mis)match, Overqualifiation, Professional Integration, Graduates Employability
Links: Amelie Groleau's CV

Name: Dr. Jarl Mooyaart Jarl Mooyaart
Email Address: jarl.mooyaart [at]
Program: Postdoctoral Researcher
Previous Degrees: PhD in demography/sociology (University of Groningen); MSc in Sociology and Social Research (University of Utrecht) and BSc in Sociology (University of Utrecht).
Research Interest: family, life-course, social inequality.
Dissertation Title: Linkages between family background, family formation and disadvantage in young adulthood
Links: Dr. Jarl Mooyart's CV

Name: Efe PekerEfe Peker
Email Address: efe.peker [at]
Program: SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow
Previous Degrees: Joint-PhD (2016), Sociology (Simon Fraser University) and History (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne); MA (2006), International Relations, Linköping University; BA (2004), Political Science, Bilkent University.
Research Interests: Secularism in Québec, France, and Turkey; comparative-historical sociology; religion and politics; state building and social movements.
PhD Dissertation Title: A Comparative-Historical Sociology of Secularisation: Republican State Building in France (1875-1905) and Turkey (1908-1938)
Links: Efe Peker's Google Scholar Profile

Name: Dr. David Pelletier
Email Addressdavid.pelletier3 [at]
Program: Postdoctoral Researcher
Previous Degrees: PhD and MSc in Demography (Université de Montréal)
Research Interest: Family demography, Life course, Child custody, Marriage and Cohabitation
Dissertation Title: Prevalence, determinants and dynamics of postseparation parenting-time arrangements among Quebecois children born at the end of the 1990s
Links: David Pelletier's Research Gate profile

Name: Maude PuglieseMaude Pugliese
Email Address: maude.pugliese [at]
Program: Postdoctoral Fellow
Previous Degrees: Ph.D. Sociology, University of Chicago (2016); M.A. Sociology, Université du Québec à Montréal (2010); B. Eng. Mechanical Engineering, École Polytechnique de Montréal (2006).
Research Interest: Inequality and Stratification; Economic Sociology; Sociology of Finance; Sociology of the Family; Regulation of Consumer Credit; Comparative Historical Sociology; and Survey Data Analysis.
Links: Maude Pugliese's CV


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