Donna Lero

Professor Emerita College of Social & Applied Human Sciences Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition Guelph, Ontario dlero@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53914

Bio/Research

Dr. Donna S. Lero is a University Professor Emerita. Although she officially retired from the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, she remains an active researcher and contributor to policy discussions. During her career at the University of Guelph, L...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Donna S. Lero is a University Professor Emerita. Although she officially retired from the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, she remains an active researcher and contributor to policy discussions. During her career at the University of Guelph, Lero was the inaugural holder of the Jarislowsky Chair in Families and Work. She directed a program of research on public policy, workplace practice and community supports in the University's Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being, which she co-founded. The Centre is an interdisciplinary research centre that provides an important focus for faculty and students with shared interests in various aspects of work-life. The Centre's mission is to use research and teaching expertise to promote individual and family well-being, responsive and productive work environments, and strong, sustainable communities.

Lero has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Social Policy. She has been involved in Canadian research and policy analysis on work and family issues in a variety of areas, including child care, parental leave, self-employment for women, and work and elder care. She is the author of over 60 book chapters, articles and government reports and co-edited the Handbook on Work-Family Integration. (2008).


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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

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