Regular Researcher


  • Environmental Education
  • Participatory management and environmental governance
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Fight against poverty and social exclusion
  • Small family farming and agricultural diversification
  • Rural and regional development

Research Areas



  • Post-doctoral internship, Yale University. Program in Agrarian Studies - Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (2003-2005)
  • Ph.D. Geography, Université Laval (1998-2003)
  • M.A. Geography, Université Laval (1995-1998)
  • B.Sc. Geography, Université de Sherbrooke (1991-1994)


  • President of the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG), since 2022
  • International Observatory for the Rights of Nature, Scientific Expert, since 2022
  • Coordinator at the mission Canada-Brésil in water governance at Université Laval
  • Président of Association canadienne des études latino-américaines et caraïbes (ACELAC), (2014-2015)
  • Président of Géographic society of Québec, since 2006
  • Research Professor at Centre d'études interaméricaines (CEI)
  • Researcher member at Institut Hydro-Québec Environnement, développement et société (IHQEDS)
  • Researcher member at Programme Paix et sécurité internationales (PSI)


    Graduate Students


    • Comité scientifique