Our Team

University of Ottawa

Vincent Mirza
Holder of the uOttawa-ULyon Joint Research Chair on the Urban Anthropocene, Director of the Research Center on the Future of Cities (RCFC) and Associate Professor at the School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa.
vmirza@uottawa.ca

Ariane Millette-St-Hilaire
Research Chair Activities Coordinator.
amillet3@uottawa.ca

Marie-Dominik Langlois
Coordinator for the uOttawa-ULyon Joint Research Chair on the Urban Anthropocene and for the Interdisciplinary Research Group on the Territories of Extraction (IRGTE).
mlang089@uottawa.ca

University of Lyon

Michel Lussault
Co-Chair, Director of the École Urbaine de Lyon and Professor of Geography at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon.
michel.lussault@ens-lyon.fr

Coralie Delcuse
Administrative Assistant.
Coralie.Delcuse@universite-lyon.fr

Doctoral Students

Adrien Savolle is a PhD candidate in anthropology at Université Laval and a lecturer at Université de Montréal. He is also a member of GRITH (Ulaval) and coordinator of scientific activities for CÉTASE and CÉRIUM (UdeM). His current research focuses on the social and cultural changes brought about by the construction of the Xiong'an New Area (雄安), an urban project combining the characteristics of eco, safe and smart cities.
adrien.savolle.1@ulaval.ca

Marie-Dominik Langlois is a doctoral student in sociology at the University of Ottawa and in social anthropology and ethnology at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESSS). She is the coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on the Territories of Extraction (IRGTE) since 2017 and of the UOttawa-ULyon Joint Research Chair on the Urban Anthropocene. Her research focuses on the Xinka people's reaffirmation of their Indigenous identity, their resistance to mining, and their defense of the right to consultation and consent in Southeast Guatemala.
mlang089@uottawa.ca

 

Michaël Châteauneuf is a PhD student in anthropology at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses on the return of populations to accessible areas near the Fukushima nuclear power plant, in a post-disaster context.
mchat012@uottawa.ca

 

Master’s students

Emma Gignac is a master’s student in Anthropology at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on wetland management in the Norfolk region of Southern Ontario. Her master's thesis observes the infrastructures and social logics that inform our relationships with wetlands.
egign039@uottawa.ca

Charlotte Gagnon-Lewis is a master’s student in anthropology at the University of Ottawa. Her current research focuses on sea urchin fishing in Eastern Quebec and the Lower St. Lawrence region. She seeks to understand how this practice fits within the agro-industrial system and in a redefinition of the contribution of the local and the global in food supply.
cgagn047@uottawa.ca

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