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Frédéric Bouchard

Université de Montréal
Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

Frédéric Bouchard is a Full Professor in the Philosophy Department at the Université de Montréal and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Previously, Frédéric was Deputy Vice-Rector for Research, Discovery, Creation and Innovation at Université de Montréal, professor and the first holder of its ÉSOPE chair of philosophy, and director of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie. He was President of the Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) from 2015-2017 and President of the Canadian Philosophical Association from 2014-2015. 

As a philosopher of science and philosopher of biology, his interdisciplinary research focuses on the theoretical foundations of evolutionary biology and ecology, and the relationship between science and society. Frédéric also contributes to organizations involved in developing academic research, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), MILA (the AI institute affiliated with UdeM), and is President of the governing board of Érudit.