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About Christine Rothmayr Allison

CHRISTINE ROTHMAYR ALLISON is associate professor of political science at the Université de Montréal, QC, Canada. Her field of interest is comparative public policy, where she studies policies in the field of biotechnology, biomedicine and higher education. Her recent research looks at how courts contribute to shape biotechnology policies in Europe and North-America. Her work has been published in the European Journal of Political Research, Comparative Political Studies, and West European Politics among others.
Before joining the Université de Montréal, she taught at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. She received her PhD from the University of Zurich, Switzerland in 1999.


Present Département de Science Politique, Université de Montréal
Present Department of Political Science, Policy Studies Organization
Present Associate Professor, Policy Studies Organization

Research Interests

Comparative Public Policy (North America and Europe), Health Policy, Policy process theory, Science and technology policy, Policy Evaluation, Courts and Public Policy, and Swiss Politics

Contact Information

C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal QC H3C 3J7