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A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2015, Dr. Patrik Marier is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Concordia University. He is also is the Scientific Director of the Centre de recherche et d’expertise en gérontologie sociale (CREGÉS), lead researcher for the FRQSC Team Aging, Social Exclusion, and Solidarity (VIES), and a regular member of the Centre for Research on Aging - engAGE (Concordia University).
Holding a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh, his research interests are public policy and administration, social policies and services for seniors, pension reforms, social inclusion/exclusion, impacts of demographic aging and comparative research.
He held a Canada Research Chair in Comparative Public Policy between 2005 and 2015 and a Concordia University Research Chair in Aging and Public Policy between 2015-2020.
His public policy research has been published in several international journals including Governance, Journal of European Public Policy, American Journal of Political Science and West European Politics.
Patrik Marier is also the author of Pension Politics: Consensus and Social Conflict in Ageing Societies (Routledge).