Dr. Nikki Mann is a social psychologist with more than a decade of experience in academic and organizational settings. Dr. Mann is energized by understanding how to use data to inform progress in social service development and how research findings that can be used for activism.
Nikki’s advanced training in human behaviour (e.g., personality, social psychology, prejudice, and motivation), statistical methods (e.g., multiple regression, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling), research design, and questionnaire development, coupled with her comfort in applying these skills with a host of stakeholders, allow her to bring a depth of insight to her work.
Nikki came to JF&CS from the Program Evaluation Unit in the York Institute for Health Research, where she worked closely with clients in a variety of social service settings (e.g. private schools for children on the PDD/Autism spectrum), treatment facilities for those struggling with addiction etc.). Prior to that, Nikki was at the University of Toronto, where she was a Research Associate in the Department of Psychology. Nikki received her Ph.D. in personality and social psychology from York University, in Toronto.