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Nathalie Gravel


Associate Professor/ CAG President
Université Laval
Participates in 4 items

Nathalie Gravel graduated from the doctoral program in Geography at Laval University in Quebec City in 2003 and has completed a post-doctorate fellowship at Yale University (2003-2004) with the Agrarian studies program and the Latin American and Caribbean Council. She is associate professor at the Department of Geography at Laval University since 2005 and presides over the Canadian Association of Geographers since 2022. She co-presides the Governance Axis at the Quebec water research centre, CentrEau, and she has taken part in various association boards such as the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean studies (CALACS) (as president in 2013-2014), the Quebec Geographical Society (as president from 2006 to 2016) and of the CAG Quebec regional division (Vice-President in 2018-2020). She teaches Latin American Geography, Geography of Globalization, the Geography of the Agri-Food System, and Rural and Food Geography at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Her research deals with rural development in Latin America, food security and urban agriculture, water governance and participative governance of natural resources in the Americas. She is the author of a textbook entitled “Geography of Latin America. A culture of Uncertainty” published at Université du Québec Press (PUQ) in 2009. She recently signed a book contract with Springer for a second textbook on environmental governance. She is fluent in four languages (French, English, Spanish and Portuguese). 

She believes in the strength of associative life and has been devoted to the promotion of Geography and outreach activities since the beginning of her career. She is mindful of integrating minorities and all generations in the decision-making process for the construction of diverse learning communities.

Sessions in which Nathalie Gravel participates

Tuesday 9 May, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Thursday 11 May, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)