Guy Laforest Biography


Guy Laforest

Guy Laforest is the incoming President of the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, and full Professor in the Department of Political Science at Université Laval, where he has been teaching since 1988. His main areas of teaching and research are modern political thought, intellectual history, Canada’s constitutional politics, and the theories of federalism and nationalism. He has authored hundreds of scientific publications and communications, and he is currently working on various projects related to the reinterpretation of Canadian federalism. In 2014, he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and was invested in 2013 as a Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Pléiade de l’Association des parlementaires de la francophonie à l’Assemblée nationale du Québec.