Nathan Battams

Knowledge Translation and Mobilization

Responsible for knowledge translation and mobilization, Nathan works with a growing network of contributors, research partners and collaborators across Canada to produce a variety of diverse resources about families and family life in Canada.

Since joining the Vanier Institute in 2012, Nathan has overseen the creation and distribution of the Institute’s extensive catalogue of articles, statistical resources, interactive timelines, fact sheets, infographics and more. He has authored and co-authored more than 500 publications and reports, including most recently Family Perspectives: Death and Dying in Canada, as well as chapters in two United Nations family-focused publications, Deep Roots and Family Futures.

Nathan is a graduate of Carleton University, where he earned a BA in political science, and he is a graduate of the Professional Writing program at Algonquin College. He maintains these relationships through the Vanier Institute’s Student Engagement program, supervising students from across the country.


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