Jean-François Bissonnette

Assistant Professor,
Université Laval

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2015. Postdoc. Environment and sustainable development, Université du Québec en Outaouais.
2014. Postdoc. Geography, Université Laval.
2012. PhD. Geography, University of Toronto.
2007. MSc. Geography, Université de Montréal.
2005. BSc. Geography, Université de Montréal.

QCBS students

Timothée Fouqueray

Postdoctoral fellow
(Start: 2020)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Jérôme Dupras
Forests in an uncertain context: comparison of contrasting risk management strategies at the local and regional levels
Link to thesis (pdf)
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Ariane Blais

Other (co-)supervisor: Marylise Cottet, Université de Lyon
(Start: 2019)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Monique Poulin
Governance analysis of Law 132 and its deployment in the territories

Parlvedee Dassachetty

(Start: 2021)
La biodiversité en forêt privée : les perceptions et les mesures de conservation dans le sud du Québec

Kossivi Fabrice DOSSA

Other (co-)supervisor: Barrette Nathalie, Université Laval
(Start: 2023)
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Marie Saydeh

(Start: 2021, End: 2024)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Jérôme Dupras
Constructions sociales de la biodiversité dans les actions collectives en agroenvironnement au Québec

Felipe Jovani Tavares Moreira

Other (co-)supervisor: Patricia Raymond
(Start: 2022, End: 2025)
Other QCBS (co-)supervisor: Alison Munson
Public perception of the population concerned by the assisted forest migration in Quebec

Victor Beaudet

(Start: 2023, End: 2025)
Social acceptability of an oil palm agroforestry strategy for peatland management in Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia

Catherine Ouellet

Other (co-)supervisor: Louis Lesage
(Start: 2022, End: 2024)
Mise en place d'une approche de gestion collaborative et adaptative sur l'orignal à la Forêt Montmorency

Thomas Soudet

(Start: 2022, End: 2024)
Study of the perception of agroforestry practices by Quebec farmers and French and Quebec agroforestry policies

Previous students (since 2009)

Junie Chamdjou

Other (co-)supervisor: Nancy Gélinas, Laval University
(Start: 2019, End: 2023)
Contribution de l’agroforesterie à la réduction de la vulnérabilité aux changements climatiques des populations de la région des hautes terres camerounaises

Dieu Merci Domboli Lofemba

(Start: 2021, End: 2022)
Assessment of the naturalness and social acceptability of white spruce plantations subjected to various thinning methods

Alex Lajoie

(Start: 2019, End: 2021)
Enjeux de conservation des habitats faunique en terrain privé

alice semnoun

(Start: 2019, End: 2021)
La cogestion des ressources fauniques entre les zones d'exploitation contrôlées (zecs) et les Premières Nations


23- Conflicting perspectives on ecosystem conservation in a cultivated floodplain: The role of science and the challenge of pluralism in decision-making in Lac Saint-Pierre (Quebec, Canada)
Journal Article
Lévesque A , Bissonnette J , Vansintjan A , Dupras J ,
2024 Environmental Policy and Governance (Date Added: 2024-01-27)

22- Trajectories for agroforestry: perspectives from the 5th World Congress on Agroforestry on “Transitioning to a Viable World”
Journal Article
2023 Bois et Forets des Tropiques (Date Added: 2023-11-09)

21- Desired REgeneration through Assisted Migration (DREAM): Implementing a research framework for climate-adaptive silviculture
Journal Article
Royo A A , Raymond P , Kern C C , Adams B T , Bronson D , Champagne E , Dumais D , Gustafson E , Marquardt P E , McGraw A M , Miesel J R , Munson A D , Périé C , Moreira F J T , Ola A , Bouchard M , Bissonnette J ,
2023 Forest Ecology and Management (Date Added: 2023-08-18)

20- Use of Mixed Methods in the Science of Hydrological Extremes: What Are Their Contributions?
Journal Article
Kabo R , Bourgault M , Bissonnette J F , Barrette N , Tanguay L ,
2023 Hydrology (Date Added: 2023-07-19)

19- Governance in the Boreal Forest: What Role for Local and Indigenous Communities?
Book Book Chapter
Teitelbaum S , Asselin H , Bissonnette J , Blouin D ,
2023 Advances in Global Change Research (Date Added: 2023-04-08)

18- Remote participatory research has logistical benefits, but presents scientific and ethical challenges
Journal Note
Fouqueray T , Lévesque A , Turgeon K , Bissonnette J , Calmé S , Dupras J ,
2023 Environmental Research Letters (Date Added: 2023-02-10)

17- Towards collective action in ecosystem services governance: The recognition of social interdependencies in three collective agri-environmental initiatives in Quebec
Journal Article
Zaga-Mendez A , Bissonnette J , Kolinjivadi V , Cleaver F , Dupras J ,
2021 Ecosystem Services (Date Added: 2021-10-04)

16- Intervention levers for increasing social acceptance of conservation measures on private land: A systematic literature review and comprehensive typology
Journal Article
Tanguay L , Bissonnette J , Turgeon K , Calmé S ,
2021 Environmental Research Letters (Date Added: 2021-07-31)

15- Mixing public and private agri-environment schemes: Effects on farmers participation in quebec, canada
Journal Article
Zaga-Mendez A , Kolinjivadi V , Bissonnette J , Dupras J ,
2020 International Journal of the Commons (Date Added: 2020-09-18)

14- Would you like some fries with your ecosystem services?: McDonaldization and conservation in Prince Edward Island, Canada
Journal Article
Kolinjivadi V , Bissonnette J , Zaga Mendez A , Dupras J ,
2020 Geoforum (Date Added: 2020-03-25)

13- The political rationalities of indebtedness: Control, discipline, sovereignty
Journal Article
Bissonnette J F ,
2019 Social Science Information (Date Added: 2020-01-20)

12- The pitchfork or the fishhook: a multi-stakeholder perspective towards intensive farming in floodplains
Journal Article
Lévesque A , Dupras J , Bissonnette J ,
2019 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management (Date Added: 2019-12-15)

11- Water quality trading schemes as a form of state intervention: Two case studies of state-market hybridization from Canada and New Zealand
Journal Article
Tabaichount B , Wood S , Kermagoret C , Kolinjivadi V , Bissonnette J , Mendez A Z , Dupras J ,
2019 Ecosystem Services (Date Added: 2019-02-04)

10- Studying Resource-Dependent Communities Through a Social-Ecological Lens? Examining Complementarity with Existing Research Traditions in Canada
Journal Article
Teitelbaum, S, Montpetit, A, Bissonnette, J-F, Chion, C, Chiasson, G, Doyon, F, Dupras, J, Fortin, M-J, Leclerc, , St-Amour, C, Tardif, J
2018 Society and Natural Resources (Date Added: 2018-12-06)

9- Comparing polycentric configuration for adaptive governance within community forests: Case studies in Eastern North America
Journal Article
Bissonnette, J-F, Blouin, D, Dupras, J, Chion, C, Bouthillier, L
2018 International Journal of the Commons (Date Added: 2018-05-02)

8- Moving forward in implementing green infrastructures: Stakeholder perceptions of opportunities and obstacles in a major North American metropolitan area
Journal Article
Bissonnette, J-F, Dupras, J, Messier, C, Lechowicz, M, Dagenais, D, Paquette, A, Jaeger, JAG, Gonzalez, A
2018 Cities (Date Added: 2018-04-02)

7- The return of the plantation? Historical and contemporary trends in the relation between plantations and smallholdings in Southeast Asia
Journal Article
Bissonnette, J-F, Koninck, RD
2017 Journal of Peasant Studies (Date Added: 2018-10-26)

6- Public participation in the forest management in Quebec: Reorganization of regional consultation in an institutional context in transition
Journal Article
Tardif, PJ, Bissonnette, J-F, Dupras, J
2017 Forestry Chronicle (Date Added: 2017-05-17)

4- Is oil palm agribusiness a sustainable development option for Indonesia? A review of issues and options
Journal Article
Bissonnette, J-F
2016 Canadian Journal of Development Studies (Date Added: 2018-10-26)

2- Representations as practices: Producing a native space in Sarawak, Malaysia
Journal Article
Bissonnette, J-F
2011 Journal of Cultural Geography (Date Added: 2018-10-26)

1- Why are students attracted to political ecology?
Journal Article
Kepe, T, Bissonnette, J-F, Roberts, DJ
2008 Environment and Planning A (Date Added: 2018-10-26)