Forgues, Éric

Éric Forgues

Executive Director Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities

Eric Forgues received his doctorate degree in sociology from the University of Montréal. His thesis subject was on the role of the state in the economic development of Francophones in Quebec. Since 1998, he has carried out research at the Université de Moncton on community development, health and welfare, as well as regional and sustainable development. He has taught at the Université de Moncton in sociology and environmental studies. He has also served as innovation officer at the Bureau de soutien à l'innovation (Innovation Support Office) of Université de Moncton. Since 2012, he is the Executive Director of the Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities. He held the position of Assistant Director and Researcher at the CIRLM from 2003 to 2012. His research has focused on the development of communities living in minority situations and the role that governance, social capital and community capabilities play in the initiatives aiming to develop them.  Other research projects have focused on migration, income disparities, the model for addressing the health needs of communities living in minority situations.
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Health and Wellness
Ongoing projects

Publications on Linguistic Minorities