A dual citizen of the US and Canada, Michèle Lamont was born in Toronto but lived in Quebec until age 20. She is a professor of sociology and African and African-American studies, the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. She has been named the 2017 winner of the Erasmus prize.

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Canada can fill the research gap

The United States and Canada are both in the middle of important national conversations about their research systems, and as a Canadian scholar based at Harvard, I am struck by the contrast between the two. …

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