Dr. Stéphanie Chouinard

Assistant Professor, Royal Military College / Queen's University

Official languages, Federalism, Federal-Provincial relations, Minorities and judiciary, Language rights, Relationship between Francophones and Anglophones, Canada, Ontario, New Brunswick



Dr. Stéphanie Chouinard is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Economics at Royal Military College (Kingston) since 2017. She was cross-appointed at Queen's University in 2018. She does research in the fields of language rights, minority and Aboriginal rights, federalism, and law and politics. Chouinard teaches in Canadian politics, comparative politics, and political geography. She was the recipient of SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier (Masters) and Vanier (Doctoral) Scholarships, as well as a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship and a fellowship from the Baxter & Alma Ricard Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (Ph.D., M.A) and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Faculty of Law, Université de Montréal.


  • Official languages
  • Federalism
  • Federal-Provincial relations
  • Judicial Politics
  • Language rights
  • Acadian politics
  • Canada
  • Ontario
  • New Brunswick


  • Université de Montréal
    Faculty of Law
    Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016

  • Université de Moncton
    Political Science
    B. Soc. Sc., 2008

  • University of Ottawa
    Political Studies
    M.A., 2010

    Major in Political Theory

  • University of Ottawa
    Political Studies
    Ph.D., 2015

    Major in Canadian Politics
    Minor in Comparative Politics