The Impact of Law 21 on Quebec Students in Law and Education

For further insights on the impact of Law 21 on post-secondary students in Law and Education programs in Quebec, consult the executive summary of findings from the online survey that Dr. Manning and her colleagues have conducted.

About the author

Dr. Kimberly Manning is Associate Professor of Political Science at Concordia University. A former Principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute (2016-2021), Dr. Manning specializes in gender politics, with a particular focus on China’s revolutionary past. Her work also focuses on the contemporary Canadian mobilization of transgender children and youth and their families, in addition to other forms of equity-seeking research projects. Dr. Manning analyzes political life through the lens of feminist theory, with particular attention to the affective enactment of family ties in social movements and state formation.

In her work as a university leader and community organizer, Dr. Manning has co-founded a non-profit organization, advocated for the passage of human rights legislation in Quebec City and Ottawa, overseen a three-year student-directed program in institutional equity, and built two large grassroots campaigns to run for political office. She is a 2021 recipient of the Concordia Academic Leadership Award.

Kimberly Manning