Axis “Governance, institutions, and citizen participation”

Valérie-Anne Mahéo-Le Luel

Valérie-Anne Mahéo

Associate member

Portrait de Valérie-Anne MahéoAffiliation

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science (Laval University)

Research interests

Citizen participation, Quebec and Canadian politics, political socialization, socio-political inequalities, information and mobilization campaigns


Contact information

valerie-anne.maheo-le-luel.1 [at] (> E-mail)

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Ongoing projects

  • "Generational Change and its Impact on the Political Dynamics of Quebec and Canada" (2018-2022)

  • "Get Out the Children Vote: A Field Experiment during the 2018 Quebec Elections" (2018-2019)

  • "Reciprocal Socialization: An Experimental Study on Education and the Transmission of Political Behaviour between Parents and Children" (2016-2019)


Selected publications

Mahéo, V.A and É. Bélanger. "Is the Parti Québécois Bound to Disappear? A Study of the Current Generational Dynamics of Electoral Behaviour in Quebec", Canadian Journal of Political Science, vol. LI, no 2, 2018, p. 335-356 .

Mahéo, V.A. "Information Campaigns and (Under)Privileged Citizens: An Experiment on the Differential Effects of a Voting Aid Application", Political Communication, vol. XXXIV, no 4, 2017, p. 511-529.

Mahéo, V.A. "The Impact of Voting Advice Applications on Electoral Preferences: A Field Experiment in the 2014 Quebec Election", Policy & Internet, vol. VIII, no 4, 2016, p. 391-411.

Mahéo, V.A., Y. Dejaeghere and D. Stolle. "La non-participation politique des jeunes: Une étude des barrières temporaires et permanentes de l’engagement", Canadian Journal of Political Science, vol. XLV, no 2, 2012, p. 405-425.

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