Dr. Ellie Berger
Faculty of Arts & Science - Sociology, Associate Professor
Dr. Ellie Berger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Nipissing University and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at Laurentian University. She is also the Leader of the Aging and Paid Work Thematic Committee, part of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster. Her work focuses on the aging workforce, ageism, workplace transitions, age and gender discrimination, retirement and pensions, gender and work history, and work-family balance in academia.
Dr. Berger has used her expertise to advise Statistics Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada, the National Seniors Council, and the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities. She has also consulted with various law firms and research institutions and is a member of various professional organizations including the Canadian Association on Gerontology, the Gerontological Society of America, the Canadian Sociological Association, Ontario Interdisciplinary Council for Aging and Health, Council of Ontario Universities, the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly, and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors' Mental Health.
2004 Ph.D. Sociology, McMaster University.
1999 M.Sc. Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto.
1996 B.A. Hon. Gerontology and Sociology, McMaster University.