Scientific Committee

The Research Chair has the support of a scientific committee whose purpose is to evaluate and approve research and training projects taking into account the scientific program. This committee may also provide advice to the Chair's steering committee on the Chair's program or projects.

This committee may :

  • Propose a programme of scientific activities
  • Develop selection criteria for scholarship competitions
  • Evaluate scholarship applicants' files
  • Advise the Chairholder on the participation of the Chair in related research projects
  • Contribute to the influence of the Chair in national and international networks.

The scientific committee of the Chair is under the responsibility of Pascale Marcotte, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Geography at Université Laval. This committee is composed of the following people :

  • Manuelle Aquilina, Dr., maître de conférences, Université Catholique de l'Ouest Bretagne Sud
  • Étienne Berthold, Ph.D., professeur, département de géographie, Université Laval
  • Laurent Bourdeau, Ph.D., titulaire de la Chaire et professeur, département de géographie, Université Laval
  • Maryse Côté-Hamel, Ph.D., professeure, sciences de la consommation, Université Laval
  • Pascale Marcotte, Ph.D., responsable du comité scientifique de la Chaire et professeure, département de géographie, Université Laval
  • Jean Pagé, chef de la recherche, Sépaq
  • Dr. Bruno Sarrasin, professeur, département d'études urbaines et touristiques, UQAM