Catherine E. Déri, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer at the Université du Québec en Outaouais, and a professor (long-term appointment) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. She is passionate about helping to prepare future teachers for careers in schools across Ontario and Quebec. The topic of academic integrity piqued her interest during her doctoral studies, and she continues research on plagiarism prevention in academia, through an international partnership involving 70 researchers in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Her involvement in the field of education comes after a 25-year career as a Logistics Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces. Her other honours include the and the Robert J. Farrelly Award from the Royal Military College of Canada for exemplary contributions to the Master of Arts in Defence Studies program.