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The Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Delivered Tuesday, April 9

Dr. Stephane Paquin, distinguished Fulbright chair in Quebec studies, will deliver the Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Tuesday, April 9, in the Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall, at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The Distinguished Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture, sponsored by the Institute on Québec Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh, in partnership with the Government of Québec and Fulbright Canada, is delivered annually.

The presentation, “The International Relations of Québec and its Engagement with the United States,” will be held from 3 to 4 p.m.

“We look forward to engaging Dr. Paquin on issues of importance to our Institute, the City of Plattsburgh and the entire North Country community,” said Dr. Christopher Kirkey, director of the Institute on Québec Studies and Center for the Study of Canada.

Paquin is a professor/Canada research chair in the Department of International and Comparative Economy at ENAP, National School for Public Administration located in Quebec City, Quebec, holding this position since 2011. In 2008, Paquin was selected into the International Visitor Leadership Program. In 2006, he was the secretary-general of the International Political Association (IPSA). He was previously visiting pre-doctoral fellow at Northwestern University’s political science department, lecturer et Sciences Po Paris, and guest professor at the Universite de Montreal’s political science department. He is also an accredited ambassador of the Palais des Congres de Montreal (Montreal Convention Centre).

Paquin has published eight books, including International Policy and Politics in Canada and La nouvelle economie politique internationale. In addition to being the recipient of numerous scholarships (Fulbright, SSHRC, FQRSC, PIERAN), he has also edited nine books and has published more than 60 articles about Quebec international relations, Canada-US relations, and North American integration.

As the inaugural distinguished Fulbright chair in Quebec studies at SUNY Plattsburgh, Paquin is currently working on a project titled, “Bilateral relations between Quebec and the US:  the Perception of the ‘attentive public’.”

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