Associate Students

Roberto Angrisani

Roberto is a researcher in European Union Law, and a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar. He is currently a second-year PhD student in the Faculty of Law at the Université Laval (Quebec), under the supervision of Pr. Olivier Delas, who holds a Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration in which he is involved as a research-assistant. He is also an associate member of the Centre de droit international et transnational at the Law Faculty. His research aims at identifying the ways in which the protection of human rights in European criminal proceedings are being harmonized, through a study of the Court of Justice’s case law. Prior to that, he obtained an MA in Law from the University Federico II in Napoli, and he was a trainee lawyer at the Napoli Bar. He also worked as a project manager in the Italian embassy in Dakar in 2011, and he founded a cooperation development organization in Western Africa.

Rachel Bleetman

Rachel Bleetman arrived in Montreal 5 months ago to start her Masters at McGill University. She did her Undergraduate degree in Government at the London School of Economics with a final dissertation on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the protection of minorities. She will be continuing with this subject for her Masters in Political Science where she will be researching the domestic implementation of the rulings of the ECHR in the United Kingdom specifically in a time of rising British Euroscepticism.

Shannon Dinnan

Shannon is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Montreal. Recipient of the Council Doctoral Fellowship for Humanities Research and CORIM Price (International Relations Council of Montreal), her thesis is on active social policies for youth. In the past she did a four-month internship at the European Social Observatory in Brussels.

Juliette Dupont[at]
Juliette Dupont is studying Masters of European Studies at Sciences Po Grenoble, France. Her research focuses on the migration regimes of member states, especially the visas. Faced with a growing privatization of this mode of regulation, she questions the tension between logic and logical security of own market in the visa instrument.

Ahmed Hamila

Ahmed Hamila est doctorant en science politique selon une convention de cotutelle entre l’Université de Montréal et Université libre de Bruxelles. Sa thèse de doctorat porte sur la mise en œuvre des politiques européennes d’asile liées au genre en France, en Belgique et au Royaume-Uni. Ses intérêts de recherche sont l’Union européenne, la sociologie de l’administration, les études de genre, les migrations et les théories de la citoyenneté.

Daniela Heimpel

Daniela Heimpel is a PhD student in political science at Université de Montréal.
Bio coming soon.

Anne-Marie Houde

Anne-Marie Houde is a political MA student at the Université de Montréal. In her MA thesis, she deals with public opinion in the EU. More specifically, her research focuses on the eurosceptic vote among the electorate favorable to the EU integration, which she analyzes using data from surveys and interviews conducted in France.

Skye Miner

PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, McGill University
Bio coming soon

Johannes Müller Gómez

Johannes Müller Gómez is a doctoral researcher at the Ludwig Maximilians Universität Munich and the Université de Montréal (co-tutelle). His research centres on the functioning of multi-level systems and comparative federalism with special focus on EU and Canadian politics, EU institutions German EU policy coordination, matters of democracy and legitimacy and climate action. Johannes Müller Gómez studied political science, Latin American studies and energy economics at the universities of Cologne, Montréal, Guadalajara and Liège as well as at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. 

Sabrina Paillé

Sabrina Paillé is a PhD candidate in Sociology at York University, Toronto, where she is also pursuing a Graduate diploma program in German and European studies. In 2018, she was a Visiting Student in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University in Budapest.Her research focuses on nationalism, right-wing populist movements and anti-immigration reactions in contemporary Europe. She is on the governing board of the European Community Studies Association – Canada’s Young Researchers Network. Sabrina was a recipient of the Joseph Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2015-2018) and the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2018-19).

Imène Torkhani

Imène Torkhani is a P.hD. student in political science at the University of Montréal. Her research focuses on the impact of international organizations on education policies. Her thesis focuses on the role of international institutions and especially the European Union and the OECD regarding the improvement of education policies in Europe. She works under the joint supervision of Jean-Philippe Thérien and Frédéric Mérand. She holds a BA and Master in Anglophone Studies from the University Paris-Denis Diderot. She was an exchange student for her two years of Master in the United States, at Sarah Lawrence College (NY) and at the University of Buffalo (NY). 

Anthony Weber[at]
Anthony Weber is a PhD student in political science at Laval University. He has a Masters in European Governance of the University of Luxembourg and a Masters in Philosophy from the University of Lorraine. His research focuses on the budgetary control of parliaments within the EU. His thesis highlighted the marginalization of national parliaments in the European decision-making system, perceiving phenomenon through gradual confiscation of budgetary prerogatives of parliament by the executive powers.