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Anna Zajacova, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology and Demography, University of Western Ontario


Anna Zajacova is a demographer who researches issues in population health, health inequalities, and social determinants of health over the adult life course. In particular, she aims to understand how educational experiences and attainment influence later-life health and longevity among adults and elderly. She has published on topics of marital happiness, health and longevity, educational disparities and adult health, disability trends and pain.

Research Interests

  • Social epidemiology
  • Health inequalities;
  • Demography;
  • Lifecourse and aging;
  • Ethnicity;
  • Quantitative methods