Dr. Elizabeth Dhuey


Dr. Dhuey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. Her research has been published in top economics and education journals and has been cited by the popular press, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, in the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell and on the TV series, 60 Minutes.

Dr. Dhuey brings her background as a labour economist to assess and evaluate education and training programs attempting to increase the acquisition of human capital in response to disrupted labour markets.

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Dr. Michal Perlman

developmental Psychologist

Dr. Perlman is a Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at OISE, University of Toronto. She has worked with different levels of government in Canada and the U.S. to measure and monitor early childhood education for quality improvement purposes. 

Dr. Perlman brings her experience studying educational settings and outcomes to bear on assessing the efficacy of current policies intended to support future workers. 

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Dr. Linda White

Political scientist

Dr. White is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. She has published extensively in top policy and public administration journals and is currently overseeing a SSHRC-funded research project on the politics of education policy.

Dr. White brings her expertise in education, family policies, and labour market supportive institutions to assess current policy responses to the future world of work.

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Alix Jansen

doctoral researcher

Ms. Jansen is currently working on her doctorate in Political Science at the University of Toronto. Her recent academic output has focused on public policy responses to precarity and unemployment, social upheaval, and, more recently, technological change.


Dr. Beth Martin

Project manager

Dr. Martin recently obtained her doctorate from the Department of English at the University of Toronto where her research analyzed nineteenth-century literary representations of interior living. Her work focused extensively on the social disruptions brought on by the first and second industrial revolutions, and she brings that background, as well as her expertise in writing and communication, to her role at Future Skills.