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I have been a professor in the Department of Political Science at the Université du Québec à Montréal since July 2019.

 

My research focuses on the consequences of immigration for Western societies. More specifically, it revolves around three main axes: 1) The debates on multiculturalism in political philosophy; 2) The analysis of public controversies related to identity politics in the public sphere; 3) The agency of migrants during their migratory journey. My case studies mostly involve Canada and France.

 

Before joining UQAM, I was a postdoctoral researcher at Queen's University (Canada), and Harvard University (United States). I also taught at Harvard University from 2016 to 2019. I obtained my PhD at the Ecole des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and at UQAM (co supervision), my MA at Science Po Paris and my BA at the University of Paris IV Sorbonne. I was awarded the Vincent Lemieux Prize for the best thesis in political science in Canada as well as two awards for teaching excellence at Harvard University (2017 and 2018).

 

I also regularly write articles and op-eds for newspapers in different countries, notably including the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post US, Le Monde, Le Figaro, and Liberation.

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