Normand Boucher is political scientist and sociologist and is doing social research on issues related to disability and citizenship of people with disabilities in the postindustrial society since 1994. He has also carried on his post-doctoral studies in the Centre for Disability Studies at the University of Leeds in the UK. Since 2003, he is developing his research program on social policies, disability and citizenship at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS). He puts emphasis in particular on Work and Employment domains, Housing, transport, and social support services. Over the last 10 years, his work has been concentrated on issues related to work and employment and development of public policies within a perspective of
support persons with disabilities. He is also adjunct professor in the School of Social Work and Criminology at Université Laval and an active member of national and international research team. He contributes currently to development of master degree in equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) at Faculté des sciences de l’administration (FSA) of Université Laval.