Affiliated Researchers

Nancy Brassard, D.BA

Professeure, 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.

Professeure, 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.

Lynda, Rey, Ph. D.

Professeure, ENAP

Lynda REY is a professor of program evaluation at the École Nationale d’administration publique in Montreal. Her expertise focuses on the use of scientific knowledge and innovative evaluative approaches to improve management practices and public policies. Her areas of research and intervention include global health, social innovation, multi-stakeholder partnerships and institutional capacity building in evaluation. She is co-principal investigator of the CIHR-funded project entitled “Prevention is better than cure: the arts as a vehicle for knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) in public health in the context of a pandemic” with Dr. Dave Bergeron and Dr. Anne-Marie Michaud of UQAR. In recent years, she has carried out several mandates in strategic planning and evaluation as an expert consultant for public, philanthropic and community organizations in Canada and internationally. She also held the position of Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management at the One Drop Foundation, which works for sustainable access to drinking water in Central America, Africa and India. A graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence with a master’s degree in development policy and humanitarian action, she holds a doctorate in public health and a post-graduate diploma in Analysis and Evaluation of Health Interventions from the Université de Montréal.