2016 Trudeau Centre Graduate Fellow
Alexandre Pelletier is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Toronto and a Fellow at the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice at the Munk School of Global Affairs. His doctoral research looks at religious moderation in Indonesia and explores how the structure of Islamic associational life either enables or prevents Muslim leaders from addressing religious radicalism. A Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholar, he was visiting fellow at the Centre for the Study of Islam and Society at the State Islamic University in Jakarta (2013-14). Alexandre is also currently member of a United States Institute of Peace-funded project that looks at the institutionalization of ethnic and religious identities in transitional Myanmar. He has published in the Canadian Journal of Political Science and Quebec Studies.