Skills development advisor
Anne-Sophie Bedziri joined the CPRLV in January 2020. She has studied philosophy and history at Paris-Sorbonne University IV and holds a master’s degree in Political Science from University of Montreal. As a teaching assistant in the Political Science Department of the UdeM, then a research officer at the Peace Operations Network (ROP), a research unit of the Montreal Centre for International Studies (CÉRIUM), from 2017 to 2019, Ms. Bedziri has taken an interest in issues related to radicalization and jihadism. She has published several scientific papers on these subjects.
Mathilde is currently completing a bachelor’s degree in criminology at the University of Montreal with a specialisation in analysis. As a criminology student, she is particularly interested in the problematics of social exclusion, marginalisation and reintegration as well as feminist issues. For instance, she is a volunteer at the Cercle de Soutien et de Responsabilité du Québec, a social reintegration organization that accompanies sexual offenders after their release from prison. As an intern, she will do the evaluation of the CPRLV’s “Hexagon” pedagogical tool.
Skills development advisor
Marilou Favreau-Léger has been at the CPRLV since January 2020. Holding a master’s degree in Sociology from the Université du Québec à Montréal, with a focus in Comparative Historical Sociology and the Sociology of Violence, she is currently pursuing doctoral studies in Comparative Politics and International Relations. In her recent work, she has been interested in state repression, processes of large-scale violence escalation, as well as dynamics of civil war onsets in democratic contexts.
Director of Education and Skills Development
Roxane Martel-Perron holds a master’s degree in Management of International Development and Humanitarian Action – International Profile from EGADE Business School, Mexico, and Universidad de Costa Rica. Currently pursuing her master’s degree in criminology at the University of Montreal, she takes an interest in the disengagement trajectories of former members of extreme right-wing movements in Canada. Ms. Martel-Perron has been interested in prevention for several years, having collaborated with the United Nations, local and national governments, as well as NGOs, including the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime. She has developed and implemented prevention projects in Canada, Latin America and North Africa, regarding security sector reform, citizen consultation and the prevention of risky behaviour at school, amongst others. She is a member of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism Network, Security & Society (TSAS).
Postdoctoral fellow at the Montreal École Polytechnique, Schallum Pierre is an associate professor at the Institut des sciences, des technologies et des études avancées d’Haïti (ISTEAH). He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Laval University (Quebec City) where he was also a member of the Ethics Committee in Psychology and Education Sciences. He is interested in encryption methods and innovative techniques, such as social engineering, used in the field of cyber-radicalization and which have been the subject, notably, of the course “Social communications and social media” which he gave at Saint Paul University in Ottawa.