We are pleased to inform you of the nomination of Professor Marie-Josée Massicotte as Director of the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies. Her mandate is for three years, from September 15, 2018 to June 30th, 2021.
Marie-Josée Massicotte is an Associate Professor at the School of Political Studies. Her main fields of research include social movements 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 the Director of the Laboratory for the Interdisciplinary Study of Food and she is pursuing her research analyzing Brazilian and Mexican peasant movements and agricultural trade politics.
We are grateful to Professor Massicotte for accepting this mandate and we hope that you will join us in congratulating her and wishing her the best of luck in her new position.
We would also like to take this opportunity to also thank Professor Dominique Bourque for her remarkable work as Acting Director.