Mylene Jaccoud

  MYLENE JACCOUD is full professor at the École de criminologie and researcher at the Centre de recherche en droit public of Université de Montréal. Her research focuses on the study of the relationship between the state penal system and indigenous peoples and more specifically on policing, sentencing, the marginalisation of indigenous women, domestic violence and alternative approaches to the management of disputes within indigenous communities. Her current work is devoted to assisting Inuit communities in developing and setting up pilot projects aimed at reconstructing communal social regulation in Nunavik (Saqijuq project). In partnership with the Conseil de la nation Atikamekw, she also co-leads a collaborative research project on the development of a community justice initiative in Atikamekw communities based on the cooperative legal pluralism approach. This research is conducted as part of the international research partnership led by the Canada Research Chair on Legal Diversity and Indigenous Peoples.