Michelle Silver

Silver, Michelle

Email: michelle.silver@utoronto.ca

Office: 725 Spadina

UTSC Office: HL212

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Michelle Silver

Associate Professor


Michelle Pannor Silver BA, BS, MPP (University of California, Berkeley) PhD (University of Chicago) holds cross appointments in the Department of Sociology, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society, and Public Health. Her research examines: Work, Aging, and Retirement; Health Information Seeking; and Perceptions about Aging and Health. Her book, Retirement and Its Discontents: Why we won’t stop working, even if we can, was published in 2018 by Columbia University Press. Her research has been supported by grants from multiple funding agencies including the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Connaught New Researcher Award, and the Mitacs Accelerate Program.