Regular Members

Research Chairs
Founding Members

In October 2008 the following professors from different faculties and departments of the University of Ottawa agreed, in principle, to support the creation of the new research center and to assume different levels of membership with the Centre’s structure, once it was established.

Nathalie Bélanger, Faculty of Education
Linda Cardinal, Faculty of Social Sciences
Richard Clément, Faculty of Social Sciences, OLBI Director
Pierre Foucher, Faculty of Law
Juana Liceras, Faculty of Arts, Department of Modern Languages and Literature
Shana Poplack, Faculty of Arts, Department of Linguistics
Larry Vandergrift, Faculty of Arts, OLBI, Founding Director of CCERBAL (2007-2009)
Luise von Flotow, Faculty of Arts, School of Translation and Interpretation

Affiliated Members
  • Ma’moun Alshtaiwi, Official languages and Bilingualism Institute (University of Ottawa)
  • Angel Arias, School of Linguistics and Language Studies (Carleton University)
  • Susan Balinger, Department of Integrated Studies in Education (McGill University)
  • Francis Bangou, Faculty of Education (University of Ottawa)
  • Monique Bournot-Trites, Language and Literacy Education (LLED) (University of British Columbia)
  • Catherine Caws, Department of French (University of Victoria)
  • Marianne Cormier, Département d’enseignement au primaire et de psychopédagogie (Université de Moncton)
  • Guillaume Gentil, School of Linguistics and Language Studies (Carleton University)
  • Aline Germain-Rutherford, Vice-Provost, Academic Affairs (University of Ottawa)
  • Banafsheh Karamifar, Faculty of Education (University of Ottawa)
  • Ruth Kircher, Mercator (Fryske Akademy)
  • Angel Lin, Faculty of Education (Simon Fraser University)
  • Marie-Paule Lory, Department of language studies (University of Toronto)
  • Olga Makinina, Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (York University)
  • Enrica Piccardo, OISE (University of Toronto)
  • Keiko Tsuchiya, Graduate School of Urban Social and Cultural Studies (Yokohama City University)
  • Meike Wernicke, Language and Literacy Education (LLED) (University of British Columbia)
  • Colin Williams, School of Welsh (Cardiff University)
Researchers in residence
Student Members

M.A. in Bilingualism Studies

Current students

  • Mylan Allen
  • Gaetjens Anier
  • Hillary Bataille
  • Louis-David Bibeau
  • Valérie Clément
  • Theresa Cormican
  • Dominic Couture
  • Shayna Douglas
  • Alana Duncan
  • Danièle Sara Filion
  • Allison Harrod
  • Sian Hughes
  • Parto Navidi Kasmai
  • Jill Landry
  • Adam Okoye
  • Annie-Claude Raby
  • David Reyes
  • Jasmine Rice
  • Benedicta Tetteh
  • Anne Thibert
  • Rebecca Van Gijn
  • Chienwen Yeh


  • Wlla Abuhasan
  • Elaaf Alsomali
  • Joanne Asselin
  • Sarah Auyeung
  • Stéphanie Bedou
  • Julia Bergeron
  • Joselyn Brooksbank
  • Mathilde Cames
  • Jean Carteron
  • Britney Castleman
  • Russell de Haan
  • Yves Desnoyers
  • Yiran Ding
  • Nasren Elsageyer
  • Calder Ferguson
  • Margaret Flynn
  • Apolline Glais
  • Marie Gravan
  • Ed Griffith
  • Majida Harb
  • Stéphanie Kawamoto
  • Nariman Khanfar
  • Rebecca Kingston
  • Valeriia Kolesova
  • Georges Yves Lafortune
  • Anne Lechowicz
  • Giselle Lehman
  • Jacinthe Martin
  • Jessica McGregor
  • Catherine Mongrain
  • Bernice Ofori
  • Alejandro Andrés Páez Silva
  • Mélissa Pesant
  • Farhad Roodi
  • Sarah Christine Ruszala
  • Awa Sawadogo
  • Danielle Takoff


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