Founding Fellows

The Founding Fellows play an important role in shaping the Institute’s agenda and profile, and ensuring it becomes the ‘go-to’ place for policy discussion and analysis regionally and nationally.

2019 - 2021 Founding Fellows

James Barker
Herbert S. Lamb Chair of Business Education in the Rowe School of Business

Sara Kirk
Professor of Health Promotion and Scientific Director of the Healthy Populations Institute

Sheila Wildeman
Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Law

Christine Chambers
Canada Research Chair in Children’s Pain and Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience

Ajay Parasram
Assistant Professor in the Departments of International Development Studies and History

2018 - 2020 Founding Fellows

Jacqueline Gahagan
Professor of Health Promotion in the Faculty of Health

Larry Hughes
Professor of Computer Engineering

Ahsan Habib
Transportation Professor in the School of Planning

Ren Thomas
Assistant Professor in the School of Planning