Celine Cooper is a columnist for the Montreal Gazette. Her writing about global cities, Canada’s urban shift and Montreal’s revitalization has appeared in some of Canada's most widely read policy publications and popular press.
She has worked at the intersection of academic research, journalism and public affairs for over 15 years, and is currently applying her skills as a Policy Analyst with the federal Office of the Commissioner for Official Languages.
Cooper sits as an executive board member of the Association for Canadian Studies, the Montreal Press Club, and is an ambassador with the Contact MTL Greater Montreal Ambassador’s Network.
She holds degrees from Queen's University (Kingston) and York University (Toronto) and is pursuing her PhD at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Her doctoral research focuses on interculturalism, multiculturalism, language and nationalism in Quebec.