June 7 to June 25, 2021 | Université du Québec à Montréal | Virtual event



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Vissého Adjiwanou
Vissého Adjiwanou is a professor of Demography and quantitative and computational methods in the Department of Sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and adjunct professor at the Department of Demography (Université de Montréal). He directs the Lab on quantitative and computational social science. He is also affiliated with the Centre on Population Dynamics (McGill University). He received an M.A in Statistics from the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSEA-Cote d’Ivoire), an M.A in Economics of Development at the Centre for Studies and Research on International Development (CERDI- France) and a PhD in Demography from the Université de Montréal (Canada). His research focusses on population issues in sub-Saharan Africa and in Canada, including fertility, family dynamics, gender inequality, reproductive health, and integration of immigrants from SSA in Canada.


Teaching Assistants

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Robert Djogbenou
Robert Djogbenou is a PhD candidate in the department of Demography at the Université de Montréal. His research uses computational approaches to study immigrants’ socio-cultural integration in Canada. His other interests include reproductive health and family dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa. He is affiliated with the Lab on quantitative and computational social science at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
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Nima Zahedinameghi
Nima Zahedinameghi is a postdoctoral researcher at the Lab on quantitative and computational social science at the Université du Québec à Montréal. He earned a Ph.D. in sociology from Laval University. His current research agenda revolves around the combined application of social and complex systems theory and formal methods such as agent-based modelling and computational techniques. Methodologically, he is interested in using artificial intelligence for the study of human behavior in large-scale social systems.


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