Allison Williams
Professor, Geography & Earth Sciences

Dr. Allison Williams is trained as a social geographer, specializing in health research addressing: caregiver-employees, quality of life, critical policy/program evaluation, and therapeutic landscapes. She currently is an Associate Professor at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) and has held previous academic appointments at the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) and Brock University (St. Catherines, Ontario). She is the recipient of a number of Awards, including the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) - Ontario Women's Health Council, Institute for Gender and Health Mid-Career Scientist Salary Award (2008-2013), the CIHR New Investigator Salary Award (2001-2006), and the Canadian Association of Geographers Julian M. Szeircz prize (2003). She currently holds the CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health (2014-2019) and is leading a research program examining caregiver-employees.
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