21 September 2016


2010 Trudeau fellow Alain-G. Gagnon from the Université du Québec à Montréal became president-elect of The Royal Society of Canada’sAcademy of Social Sciences. This appointment takes effect on 17 November 2016.

Founded in 1882, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) comprises the Academies of Arts, Humanities and Sciences, as well as Canada's first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership, The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. The RSC's mission is to recognize scholarly, research and artistic excellence, to advise governments and organizations, and to promote a culture of knowledge and innovation in Canada and with other national academies around the world.

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Alain-G. Gagnon

An internationally renowned researcher and political scientist, Gagnon actively contributes to the debate on the organization and future of western societies.

2010 Fellows