Salée Daniel received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Université de Montréal in 1987. He came to Concordia University in 1985 as a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science. He was promoted to the rank of Full professor in 1998. In 1992, he joined the School of Community and Public Affairs and served as its Principal between 1997 and 2007, and again in 2012-2013. Dr. Salée is a specialist of Quebec and Canadian politics and has written on a wide range of issues including Quebec nationalism, constitutional politics, the state management of ethnocultural diversity and Aboriginal policy. He is the recipient of the Société québécoise de science politique’s 2011 Léon Dion Award and co-recipient of the International Council of Canadian Studies’s 2012 Jean-Michel Lacroix Award. Dr. Salée is a founding and active member of DIALOG. In recent years, his research interests have focused principally on the dynamics of First peoples/state relations in Quebec and Canada.