The Canadian Population Society is a scientific association that seeks to improve knowledge and understanding about the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of human population. It seeks to promote the study and development of the science of demography in both its empirical and theoretical aspects.

CPS Council

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Lisa Strohschein


(University of Alberta)

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Yoko Yoshida

Vice-President & Program Chair

(Dalhousie University)

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Sean Waite


(Western University)

Michael Han

Michael Haan

Past President



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Simona Bignami

Canadian Studies in Population Editor

(Universite de Montreal)


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Christoph Schimmele

Newsletter Editor

(University of Victoria)

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Sean Waite


(Western University)


Martin Cooke

(University of Waterloo)

Sarah Brauner-Otto

(McGill University)


Nicole Denier

(University of Alberta)

Stacey Hallman

(Statistics Canada)

Melissa Moyser

(Statistics Canada)

Anna Zajacova

(Western University)

Anthony Jehn

Student Representative

(Western University)


Description of the CPS Committee Mandates   



Directory of Members (Federation of Canadian Demographers)

This Federation of Canadian Demographers includes the membership of both: the Canadian Population Society and the Association des démographes du Québec.

The lists for each association are presented in alphabetical order, by last name. Warning: It is strictly prohibited to use this directory to create mailing or email list files. Enquiries concerning use of the address files of the Canadian Population Society or of the Association des démographes du Québec should be sent to the Treasurer or the President of those associations.


For inquiries on this directory, email: