Research Chair on Gambling

Chaire de recherche sur l'étude du jeu

Research Chair on Gambling

Chaire de recherche sur l'étude du jeu

Jean-Philippe Laforge

Master's student

Jean-Philippe Laforge

Jean-Philippe is beginning a Master's degree in Sociology at Concordia University under the supervision of Dr. Sylvia Kairouz. After completing a Bachelor's degree in Social Work at Laval University, his Master's project will focus on the medicalization and the social construction of cyberaddiction in relation to the "problematic" use of video games.

Research Interests

  • Medicalization
  • Stigmatizations
  • Addictions
  • Video games
  • Gambling
  • "Gamification" and "Gamblification" 
  • Responsibility

Contact

(514) 848- 2424, ext. 5398

j.philippelaforge@gmail.com

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