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School of the Environment


Professor Mark Skinner

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B.A. (Honours), Wilfrid Laurier University
M.A., University of Guelph
Ph.D., Queen's University

Director, Centre for Aging & Society

Canada Research Chair in Rural Aging, Health and Social Care


Research Interests:

  • Health Geography
  • Rural aging communities
  • Rural health care and voluntarism

Website: http://www.trentu.ca/aging

Recent Publications listed on Google Scholar, Research Gate

Mark is the founding Director of the Trent Centre for Aging & Society and teaches courses in qualitative methods, foundations of geographic thought, health geography, rural community sustainability and community-based research.