Affiliated Researchers

Loubna Belaid, Ph.D.

Professor, ENAP

Loubna Belaid is an assistant professor of program evaluation at the École Nationale d’Administration Publique in Montreal, Canada. Her research interests focus on cultural safety and social justice in health programs and policies. She uses participatory approaches to co-design, implement and evaluate health programs with and for Indigenous communities, and racialized and marginalized groups in Canada and East Africa.

Nancy Brassard, D.BA

Professor, ENAP

A doctor of science by profession and a specialist in skills and talent management, Ms. Brassard has been a professor of Human Resources Management/Organizational Psychology at the École nationale d’administration publique since the summer of 2009. Previously, she worked as Director of Pedagogical Services, then as Director General of the Institut québécois de planification financière and later as a professor of management at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. She has been teaching, lecturing and training internationally for more than a decade, including at ANAP (National Academy of Public Administration, Vietnam), Escuela nacional d’administracion (EAN, Colombia), as well as in several other management schools and high technology institutes abroad, such as INACAP in Chile. She also holds a Doctorate in Administration (D.BA), a postgraduate degree (Ph.D.) in Measurement and Evaluation of Psychological Variables and a Master’s degree in Measurement and Evaluation (MA.ed.MEV). She recently completed graduate studies in mental health and neuroscience at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine and the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF).

Florence Larocque, PH. D.

Professor, ENAP

Florence Larocque holds a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and has been a professor at ENAP (École nationale d’administration publique) since 2020, where she teaches public policy analysis and research and data analysis methods. Her research interests include public and social policy, drinking water services, the environment, policy dissemination, multi-level governance and citizen participation. Some of her work addresses Aboriginal issues, including the special issue entitled “Dealing with Difficult Pasts: Memory, History and Ethics / Et après? Mémoire, histoire et éthique pour faire face au passé” which she co-edited with Anne-Marie Reynaud (published in Les Ateliers de l’Éthique/The Ethics Forum) and the chapter “Kelowna’s Uneven Legacy: Aboriginal Poverty and Multilevel Governance in Canada” co-authored with Alain Noël (published in a collective work edited by Martin Papillon and André Juneau). She is pursuing research on citizen mobilizations for drinking water in South America.