Eric Mottet is professor in the Geography Department at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. He holds a PhD from the Université Laval, a Master’s degree from the Université du Québec à Montréal and a Master’s degree from the Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France.
He regularly travels to Southern-Eastern (Laos, Vietnam, Thailand) and Northern-Eastern Asia (China, Japan) for his research on these countries’ geopolitics, for ground work and international symposiums.
Due to his implications in curriculum development – education systems reforms – he frequently goes to West Africa (Niger, the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Togo).
He also collaborates with various research centers in Europe: the Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique (Lyon, France); the Centre Interdisciplinaire CItés, TERritoires, Environnement et Sociétés (Tours, France); and the Centre Jacques Cartier (Lyon, France).
Area of expertise:
– South-East Asia, Laos, China
– Sports and politics
– Didactics of geography
– Curriculum development