Francois Audet is Professor at the School of Management (ESG) of the Université du Québec à Montréal and the scientific Director of the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and Aid (OCCAH). In 2018, he became the Director of The Montreal Institute of International Studies (IEIM-UQAM). He holds a PhD in Public administration from ENAP for his research on local capacity building and the decisional process of the humanitarian organizations. He also has over fifteen years experience in humanitarian action. He was a Visiting scholar at the Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research (HPCR) at Harvard University. He was previously Head of the Regional Delegation of East Africa and the Indian Ocean for the Canadian Red Cross and he also served as program Director for CARE Canada. He has participated in over hundred humanitarian and technical support in Haiti, Colombia, Somalia and the Darfur region. He also worked for several years in Latin America and Southeast Asia on behalf of the Canadian Centre for International Study and Cooperation, where he served as chief of humanitarian aid projects in Honduras and Vietnam.
- Humanitarian and Development Assistance
- Conflict Management
- Humanitarian Organisations
- François Audet, dir., Partir, revenir, mourir un peu : 10 humanitaires racontent (Montréal : Édition des Malin, 2019).
- François Audet, Comprendre les organisations humanitaires : développer les capacités ou faire survivre les organisations ? (Québec : Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2016)
- François Audet, dir., Nouvelles d’humanitaires (Montréal : Éditions Les Malins, 2016).
- François Audet, Marie-Eve Desrosiers et Stéphane Roussel, dir., L’aide canadienne au développement (Montréal : Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2008).