Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations, Western University

Dr. Michael Haan (PhD, University of Toronto, 2006) is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations at Western University. From 2005-2010, Dr. Haan held an academic appointment at the University of Alberta, where he was Winspear-Archer Research Fellow in Immigration and Social Policy. From 2010-2015, he was Canada Research Chair in Population and Social Policy at the University of New Brunswick. He is also research associate at the Prentice Institute for Global Population and Labour at the University of Lethbridge, and at the McGill Centre for Population Dynamics.

His research interests intersect the areas of demography, immigrant settlement, labour market integration, and data development. Dr. Haan is widely consulted by provincial and federal governments for policy advice in the areas of immigration, settlement services, the Canadian labour market, and population aging. Dr. Haan is currently investigator or co-investigator on over ten million dollars of research focused on immigrant settlement, developing welcoming communities, and identifying the factors that predict successful retention of newcomers. Since receiving his PhD in 2006, he has already published over 75 articles and reports on these topics.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Migration and Ethnic Relations, Western University

Education

  • 2006 
    University of Toronto, Sociology