Staff & Post-docs

Leanne Little, BA, BEd, comes to the Prentice first as administrative help and then agreed to stay on part-time as Editorial Assistant.

She is an educator and communication specialist. Her interest in effective educational communication comes from both her own classroom experience and her involvement in developing evaluation methods. Her scholarship is in the area of English and she also has extensive experience in the editing work in various disciplines. Facilitating the clear and correct communication of science, making it accessible in the classroom and to the public, is of utmost importance to her. She has had a stellar academic career where she received many scholarships and awards including a prestigious SSHRC graduate scholarship.

Md Kamrul Islam is a postdoctoral fellow at the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy. Kamrul's research areas include examining social determinants of health and well-being using a life course lens, evaluating mental health impacts of COVID-19 pandemic across the life course, and investigating reproductive health dynamics in South Asian countries. Kamrul was an association professor of population sciences at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh before coming to the Prentice Institute. He obtained MA and PhD in Sociology with a specialization in Demography from the University of Alberta. He has received extensive training on data analysis from Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Michigan. 

Dr. Germain Boco joined the Prentice Institute in January 2012 on a three-year contract, as a Research Analyst. His Ph.D. is in Demography from the Université de Montréal in April 2011. His Ph.D. was a comparative study of individual and community level effects on child mortality in sub-Saharan African countries. He works  closely with Dr. McDaniel on her research program, doing data analysis, providing analytic methods for research projects, developing international comparative data analysis, and, in future, possibly offering training opportunities for Prentice researchers in longitudinal and comparative research methods.  

Email: adebiyi.boco@uleth.ca

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