October 9, 2012
Louis Maheu is the former Dean and Vice-principal for Graduate Studies of the University of Montreal. He holds a PhD in sociology from the University Paris-Sorbonne. He published extensively, more than 100 books and articles, on social movements, social classes, scientific organizations and communities, graduate studies and universities.
Dr. Maheu served on and chaired many committees regarding research, higher education and graduate studies issues, namely the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies, the USA Council of Graduate Schools and National Research Council’s Methodology Committee on Research Doctorate Quality Assessments, the Quebec Council of Universities, the Quebec Association of Graduate Deans, the Canadian Foundation for the Social Sciences, and the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Social Classes and Social Movements.