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Research Chair in Electoral Studies
Department of Political Science
Université de Montréal
Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, room C-5072
3150 Jean-Brillant
Montréal QC H3T 1N8

I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the Université de Montréal where I study Canadian elections, turnout and voting systems under the supervision of André Blais. I will be on the job market in 2021.

My substantive research interests include turnout, representation, the role of women in politics and citizens preferences for voting systems. Methodologically, I am interested in quantitative methods and experiments.

My research is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Société et Culture and the Richard J. Schmeelk Fellowship.

Prior to starting my PhD, I earned a Masters and Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Toronto where I built a unique dataset detailing the district level data for all Canadian federal candidates from 1867-2017. This dataset includes unique id for each individual who ran for federal elections, riding names, province, date of birth for all elected MPs by year, gender, occupation, party names, switchers, vote shares and raw votes. You can find the dataset here.

Research

How Citizens Want their Legislator to Vote? (with Ruth Dassonneville, André Blais, and Jean-François Daoust) Forthcoming at Legislative Studies Quarterly. [Replication Code]

How do Turks abroad vote? (with Can Mekik, André Blais and Semih Cakir) Turkish Studies 21(2): 208-230. (2020) [Replication Code]

Do Women Get Fewer Votes? No (with Vincent Arel-Bundock and André Blais) Canadian Journal of Political Science 52(1): 201-210. (2019) [Replication Code]

Was my decision to vote (or abstain) the right one? (with André Blais and Fernando Feitosa) Party Politics 25(3): 382-389. (2019)

Legislative Party Switching and the Changing Nature of the Canadian Party System, 1867-2015 (with Antoine Yoshinaka and André Blais) Canadian Journal of Political Science 51(3): 665-695. (2018) [Replication Code]