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Sylvia Kairouz

Director, HERMES research team
Chairholder, Research Chair on Gambling
Full-time Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University
Director, Lifestyle and Addiction Research Lab 

Sylvia Kairouz

Research interests

  • Gambling
  • Addictive behaviours
  • Social inequalities
  • Gambling technologies in the cyberspace

Dr. Sylvia Kairouz is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Concordia University. She has published extensively in sociology, social epidemiology and public health journals and won the Brain Star Award of the Canadian Institute of Health Research for her innovative work on the role of social contexts in alcohol consumption.

In addition, she is currently engaged in funded research examining comprehensive multilevel models of determinants of gambling behaviours.

She has piloted six large population surveys in Quebec over the last five years and collaborates with scholars and key institutions in Quebec, Canada and internationally.

Dr. Kairouz holds an FQR-SC research chair on the study of gambling, is the director of the FQR-SC HERMES research team and is the head of the Lifestyle and Addiction Research Lab at Concordia University.

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