Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
School of Political Studies | University of Ottawa | Academy of Social Sciences
André Lecours is an internationally renowned political scientist. His work on nationalism and federalism stands out for the breadth of the comparisons made, its theoretical scope and its analytical power. It has raised the profile of the Canadian context in comparative politics and enriched the study of Canadian politics by incorporating findings from other multinational federal democracies.
Members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Department of Economics | University of Ottawa | RSC College
Abel Brodeur specializes in applied microeconomics, in the areas of development, health and labour economics. His current work aims to evaluate the socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 and examines the causes and consequences of hate crime, mass shootings and terrorism. He is the recipient of many distinctions and a co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics.
School of Psychology | University of Ottawa | RSC College
Nafissa Ismail is the Research Chair in “Stress and Mental Health” at the University of Ottawa. She is interested in women’s health and the prevention of mental illnesses. She is known for her contributions to the identification of the biological pathways through which females become more sensitive to stress during adolescence and more vulnerable to psychological illnesses. Her work also demonstrates that gut microbiota contributes to developing resilience to stress.