Pascale Massot

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Pascale Massot

Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, School of Public Policy

Pascale Massot is an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa’s School of Political Studies. She was a member and adviser to the Co-chairs of the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs’ Indo-Pacific Advisory Committee. She also served as the Senior Advisor for China and Asia in the office of various Canadian cabinet ministers, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of International Trade, at different points between 2015 and 2021. 

Pascale’s research focuses on the global political economy of China’s rise, China’s impact on the global market for strategic minerals, Canada-China and Canada-Asia relations, as well as Canadian public opinion on these matters. 

Pascale Massot was the 2014-2015 Cadieux-Léger Fellow at Global Affairs Canada. She has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of British Columbia. Her book, China's Vulnerability Paradox: How the world's largest consumer transformed global commodity markets, published by Oxford University Press, will be released in March 2024.