The Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy is a research center at Wilfrid Laurier University which studies issues pertaining to the creation, use and representation of public opinion in the policy process. The Institute serves as a catalyst to promote individual and collaborative research on these issues. In addition, the Institute monitors the practices and claims of the public opinion and interest group industries, and serves as an educational resource to the University and the larger community on questions and issues pertaining to those claims and practices.

Dr. Andrea Perrella, Director
Political Science Department
Wilfrid Laurier University
Office: 4-124, Dr. Alvin Woods Building
Tel: 519-884-0710, ext.2719
Email: lispop@wlu.ca
Fax: 519-746-3655

 

Dr. Simon Kiss, Deputy Director
Journalism Department
Wilfrid Laurier University, Brantford Campus
Office: OD 202
Tel: 519-756-8228, ext.5936
Email:skiss@wlu.ca

Dr. Jason Roy, Deputy Director
Political Science Department
Wilfrid Laurier University
Office: 4-132, Dr. Alvin Woods Building
Tel: 519-884-0710, ext.3724
Email: jroy@wlu.ca

Dr. James Gaede, Research Associate
Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Ave. W., Suite K-203
Email: jgaede@wlu.ca

 

Interns

Sneha Mandalagiri, School of Business and Economics
Giovanni Guiga, Department of Political Science

 

Affiliate Members

Dr. Christopher Alcantara, Department of Political Science, Western University

Dr. Bruce Arai, Assistant Provost, Strategy, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Darrell Bricker, CEO Ipsos Public Affairs, Office: 300-160 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON M4W 1B9

Dr. Steven Brown, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Christopher Cochrane, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Dr. David Docherty, Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Prof. Kimberly Ellis-Hale, Sociology Department, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Anna Esselment, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo

Dr. Timothy B. Gravelle, Global Analytics, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Dr. Ailsa Henderson, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Dr. Penelope Ironstone, Cultural Studies, Wilfrid Laurier Unversity

Dr. Barry Kay, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University 

Dr. Loren King, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Andrea Lawlor, Department of Political Science, King's University College, Western University

Dr. Nikolaos I. Liodakis, Department of Sociology, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. S. Mark Pancer, Psychology Department, Wilfrid Laurier University

Anthony Piscitelli, 12 Tagge St. Kitchener, ON, N2K 3R6

Dr. James Popham, Criminology, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Manuel Riemer, Psychology Department, Wilfrid Laurier University

Dr. Zachary Spicer, Department of Political Science, Brock University

Geoffrey Stevens, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University