Concordia University

André Gagné, PhD

Associate Professor, Theological Studies
Digital Fellow, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies


Dr. André Gagné
DW Global Media Forum 2017
Office: S-D 202 
D Annex,
2140 Bishop
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2993
Website(s): Personal Website
Availability: By appointment


André Gagné joined Concordia University in 2008 as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science (Dept. of Theological Studies) and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2011. He is also a Digital Fellow of the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) as well as a research associate with the Centre d'expertise de formation sur les intégrismes religieux et la radicalisation (CEFIR). In 2017, Dr. Gagné was Directeur d'études invité at l'École pratique des hautes études, La Sorbonne, in Paris.

Professor Gagné is also regularly consulted by the media and invited to lecture on global terrorism, countering violent extremism (religious and political), and the prevention of radicalization through education.

For more information on Dr. Gagné's research, please consult his personal website.


- PhD (Conjoint: Université catholique de Louvain / Université de Montréal, 2008)
- MA (Université de Montréal, 2003)
- BTh (Université de Montréal, 2001)


- Early Christianity (New Testament, Nag Hammadi Library)
- Political and Religious Extremism and Violence
- Radicalization
- Religion and Contemporary Culture
- Social Identity

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