Marie-Josée Massicotte
Marie-Josée Massicotte
Director, Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies
Associate Professor, School of Political Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

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Marie-Josée Massicotte is associate professor at the School of Political Studies. Her main fields of research include social mouvements and collective action, international political economy and alternative economies (diverse, solidarity economies), globalization, power and global governance, food politics, as well as social and environmental justice. She is director of the new Laboratory for the Interdisciplinary Study of Food at the Faculty of Social Sciences. She is pursuing her research analyzing Brazilian and Mexican peasant movements and agricultural trade politics. Marie-Josée is also interested in questions related to methodologies linked to research action, the interaction between theory and practice, and knowledge production emerging from activist practices at multiple scales, like with the World Social Forum processes since 2001