Researchers Members of the Laboratory

How to become an IRLRC member or partner

The IRLRC is made up of faculty members, students, employees and partners. If you are interested in becoming a member or a partner of the IRLRC, please forward an e-mail proposing a possible contribution to children's rights (e.g.: a description of your research project related to the theme or of your work in the area of children's rights) along with your resume to lbisson@uOttawa.ca

Members are invited to inform the IRLRC of any projects, initiatives, articles, etc. for announcement or publication on the Web site.

Members: 

Nathalie Bélanger, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa

Tessa Bell, Ph.D, Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Sue Bennett, Doctor; Director, Child & Youth Protection Program, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario; Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; IRLRC's Advisory Committee member

Stéphanie Boyer, MA candidate, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Rebecca Bromwich, LL.B., LL.M.. Ph.D., Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University; part-time professor, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa

Antonin L. Carrier, MA candidate, Political Science, School of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Julie Chartrand, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa

Tara M. Collins, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Child and Youth Care, Faculty of Community Service, Ryerson University

Patrice Corriveau, Professor, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Megan Cotnam-Kappel, Doctoral student, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa and Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Université de Corse Pascal Paoli (France) (cotutelle)

Julie Cousineau, Ph.D. in Civil Law, McGill University

Georges Danhoundo, Ph.D. in Sociology, Université Laval

Émilie De Bellefeuille, Lawyer, Pharand, Daigle & associés, contentieux des Centres jeunesse de l'Outaouais

Nathalie Des Rosiers, Professor (on leave), Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa; députée Ottawa-Vanier

Marie Drolet, Professor, School of Social Service, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Viviana Fernandez, Assistant Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre; member of the IRLRC's Steering Committee

Kirsten J. Fisher, Ph.D., Part-time Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Paula Forgeron, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa

Pascale Fournier, Full Professor; Holder of the Research Chair in Legal Pluralism and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section, University of Ottawa

Stéphanie Gaudet, Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Christine Gervais, Professor, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Marie-Pier Girard, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Michelle Giroux, Full Professor, Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa; member of the IRLRC's Steering Committee and member of the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics , University of Ottawa

Rachel Grondin, Retired Professor, Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa; IRLRC's founding member 

Christiane Guay, Professor, Département de travail social, Université du Québec en Outaouais

Denise Harrison, Associate Professor, Chair in Nursing Care of Children, Youth and Families, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa and & Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute

Fathia Omar Hassan, MA Candidate, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Mark Hecht, Lawyer, The Children's Aid Society of Ottawa; IRLRC's Advisory Committee member

Julie Hotte, LL.L., LL.M., ICTR, United Nations

Isabelle Lafontaine, Doctoral student, Research Assistantship on the Centres de pédiatrie sociale au Québec, School of Social Work, Université de Montréal

Simon Lapierre, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Kathleen Manion,  Assistant Professor, HUMS Course Academic Coordinator, School of Humanitarian Studies, Royal Roads University

Pacifique Manirakiza, Professor, Common Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Monique Ménard-Kilrane, LL.B., LL.M.

Cameron Montgomery, Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa

Richard Ouedraogo, Ph.D. Université Paris VIII

Mona Paré, Professor, Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa; IRLRC's founding member and Steering Committee member

Veronica Pinero, LL.D., Lawyer, Rulings Directorate, Canada Revenue Agency

Josée-Anne Poulin, LL.B, LL.M, Children and Youth Senior Analyst, Africa Branch, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Marie Pratte, Judge, Cour du Québec, Chambre de la jeunesse et Chambre civile, Hull District; IRLRC's founding member and Advisory Committee member

Jeiran Rahmanian, Ph.D. in International Law, Université de Nancy (France) 

Elisa Romano, Professor, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa 

Alana Roscoe, MA Candidate, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University

Graciela Jasa Silveira, D.C.L., LL.M., LL.B.,member of the IRLRC's Steering Committee, Assistant Legal Adviser, Embassy of Mexico in Canada 

Gabrielle St-Cyr, Master student, School of International Development and Global Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Valerie Steeves, Full Professor, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa; member of the IRLRC's Steering Committee

Marie-Blanche Tahon, Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa

Salomi Thommy, Master of Applied Criminology, Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa 

Jocelyne Tourigny, Professor, School of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa

Jens Pierre Urban, Doctoral student, Université de Perpignan Via Domitia (France)

Kathy Vandergrift, Chair, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children; member of the IRLRC's Advisory Committee

Catherine Vanner, Doctoral student, Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa

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