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Lorraine O'Donnell

Lorraine O'Donnell, PhD

Research Associate, QUESCREN
Affiliate Assistant Professor, School of Community and Public Affairs 
Concordia University
Lorraine.ODonnell@concordia.ca

Lorraine O'Donnell, PhD, leads QUESCREN's day-to-day operations. For details of her research activities, please see her faculty profile.


Patrick Donovan

Patrick Donovan, PhD

Research Associate, QUESCREN
Patrick.Donovan1@concordia.ca

Patrick Donovan has worked on projects for the Quebec English-Speaking Communities Research Network (QUESCREN) since 2010. His PhD thesis in history (Université Laval) deals with the evolution of ethno-religious boundaries within charitable networks for Quebec City’s English-speakers. He has a Master's degree in Heritage Preservation (Université de Montréal), and played an instrumental role in the restoration and establishment of the Morrin Centre, an English-language cultural centre and heritage site in Quebec City. 


Anna Hunt

Anna Hunt (on leave)

Knowledge Mobilization Officer, QUESCREN
Anna.Hunt@concordia.ca

Anna holds a Master's degree in Educational Technology (Concordia University) and a Bachelor's degree in French and English Studies (University of Liverpool, UK). She has over 7 years experience working with students, learning professionals and educational institutions, with roles spanning facilitation, coordination and education in the public, non-profit and culture sectors. Anna first worked with QUESCREN as their Event Technology Manager at the Minority Community Vitality Through Education forum, and joined the team on a full-time basis as their Knowledge Mobilization Officer in July 2019.  


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Lina Shoumarova

Knowledge Mobilization and COM-Unity Project Coordinator, QUESCREN
Lina.Shoumarova@concordia.ca

Lina is a two-time Concordia graduate with Master's degrees in Educational Studies (2020) and Media Studies (2007). She has worked in the field of education for ten years in various capacities – as an university instructor, educator and tutor for high school and elementary school students, workshop facilitator for adult learners, administrator, researcher and writer. Her research interests concern literacy, alternative forms of education and the cultural dynamics of language, particularly as they play out in the field of publishing and in the book as an object.


Ana Gomez

Ana Gomez

Office Coordinator, QUESCREN
QUESCREN@concordia.ca

Ana Gomez holds a Master's degree in Public Policy and Public Administration (Concordia University) and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology (Concordia University). Ana joined QUESCREN in May 2018 to coordinate the team's office. She is also the Coordinator at the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy (Concordia University).


Ana Gomez

John Dickson

Financial Officer, QUESCREN
John.Dickson@concordia.ca

John Dickson joined QUESCREN in October 2019 as our part-time Project Financial Officer and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a minor in Commerce. He has 35 years of experience working in higher education, and is a strong program and project management professional skilled in Educational Management, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Curriculum Development, and Student Affairs. Before retiring in 2018, his last 15 years were concentrated in the operations and administration of Concordia University Continuing Education.

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