Valérie Lapointe-Gagnon is an Assistant Professor of History and Linguistic Rights at the Faculté Saint-Jean. She holds a doctorate in history from Laval University and is interested in the intellectual history of contemporary Québec and Canada, the contribution of intellectuals to society and constitutional issues. Her recent research explores the place of women in the Canadian political and intellectual history during the sixties. She published Panser le Canada, une histoire intellectuelle de la Commission Laurendeau-Dunton (Boréal, 2018), awarded by the Prix du livre politique de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec. She is the vice-president of Acfas-Alberta and member of the board of the AIEQ (Association internationale des études québécoises).