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Marie-Aude Boislard, Ph.D.

Director of the DESAJ research laboratory

Department of sexology, UQAM

Professor, Department of sexology, Université du Québec à Montréal, since June 2013.

External Professor, Department of psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal, depuis juin 2019

Member of the Comité d’attribution des bourses d’excellence, Université du Québec à Montréal, since June 2018.


Academic Education

Postdoctoral fellow, School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Australia, 2010-11.

Postdoctoral fellow, Department of psychology, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2009-10.

Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, research-intervention profile, Université du Québec à Montréal, 2010.

M.Ps. Clinical Psychology (maîtrise de parcours), Université du Québec à Montréal, 2009.

B.Ps. Psychology, Université du Québec en Outaouais, 2001.


Affiliations

Espace volontaire

Chaire de Recherche sur la diversité sexuelle et la pluralité des genres, Université du Québec à Montréal

The Research Chair in Sexual Diversity and Gender Plurality brings together government, community and university partners who wish to contribute to the recognition of the realities of sexual and gender minorities.

Le réseau d’enseignement et de recherche Diversité sexuelle et pluralité des genres, Université du Québec à Montréal

The Sexual Diversity and Gender Plurality Teaching and Research Network seeks to share resources for teaching and research on these themes.

Centre for Research in Human Development, Université Concordia


The Centre for Research in Human Development (CRDH) is an active and evolving regroupement focused on the study of human development across the life span (CRDH) is an active and evolving regroupement focused on the study of human development across the life span.

Sexual and Gender Diversity:Vulnerability Resilience (SVR), Université du Québec à Montréal

The SVR team explore the diversity of sexualities and sexual orientations from various disciplinary and methodological approaches, in interaction with other social and identity dimensions such as gender, culture or region, and in relation to health inequalities.

Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood

The Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA) is a multidisciplinary, international organization with a focus on theory and research related to emerging adulthood, which includes the age range of approximately 18 through 29 years.

Society for Research on Adolescence

The goals of the SRA are to advance understanding of adolescence and enhance the wellbeing of youth.

Canadian Sex Research Forum

The Canadian Sex Research Forum aims to be Canada’s leading organization dedicated to interdisciplinary, theoretical, and applied research in the field of sexuality, fostering sexual science and improving the sexual health and well-being of Canadians.

Laboratoire d’Études sur le Développement Social des Enfants et des Adolescents (LEDSEA), Université du Québec à Montréal

LEDSEA’s work aims to better understand the individual, interpersonal (family, networks of friends, love relationships) and contextual (school, organized leisure, work) processes that can contribute to the development of maladjustment (internalized and externalized problems, risk behaviors) and positive development (civic, social, school engagement) from childhood to adulthood.

Centre de recherche sur les Jeunes et les Familles à Risque (JEFAR), Université Laval

The JEFAR Center pursues its mission of applied and partnership-based research that focuses on the realities, trajectories, and needs of families and young people, especially those made vulnerable by difficult life contexts.

Laboratoire Jeunes en Transition et Pratique Psychoéducative, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

The research group’s work is aimed at developing knowledge and practices designed to improve or facilitate the transition from adolescence to adulthood for at-risk youth.


Member of the editorial board 

Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality

Scientific reviewer of peer-reviewed journals