Chaire de recherche du Canada en ÉPI

Université Laval


Laurie Durel is a PhD candidate in international studies at the Graduate School of International Studies of Université Laval under the supervision of professors Richard Ouellet (law) and Jean-Frédéric Morin (political science). Her research focuses on the interaction between international economic law and international environmental governance. More specifically, Laurie is interested in the nexus between environmental measures and international trade agreements, especially regarding greenhouse-gas taxes. Laurie has been a research assistant at the Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy since 2019.
Before starting her PhD, Laurie held various positions in Quebec public administration. She worked as a trade policy advisor for Quebec Ministry of Economy and Innovation (2016-2019) and Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (2016). She also worked as an advisor to the Parliamentary business of Quebec National Assembly (2013).
Laurie is a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow (Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program). She holds a Bachelor of Political Science, a Master of International Studies and is completing a microprogram in international economic law.

Research interest

International economic law; international political economy; international environmental governance; environmental policy; carbon taxation.

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