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Chantal Robillard

Chantal Robillard

Anthropologist, Affiliate professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University; Coordinator with Research Chair on Gambling.

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Population Health (University of Ottawa), as well as a research associate within the TGH Program. Chantal has actively participated in TGH teaching seminars on gendered ethnography and on the integration of gender in mental health research.

Dr. Chantal Robillard is a Medical Anthropologist with additional training in Sexology, Transcultural Psychiatry and Global Health. Her recent research has been focusing on the ethnography and phenomenology of gambling (play and flow experience), on the establishment of significant relationships, the construction of gender and eroticism in online games, as well as on the digitalization of health practices. She has done extensive research on the production of health inequities affecting marginalized populations such as women in the sex industry, migrant workers, urban Aboriginal populations, and people suffering from mental illnesses and comorbid conditions such as addictions.