Lilian Negura

Lilian Negura, a professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Ottawa, boasts a career dedicated to the examination of power relations and the construction of social problems through the lens of social representations. Specializing in how these representations impact the professional distress of social workers, social and health issues such as depression and addiction, and immigration, he has made significant contributions to his field. Professor Negura held the position of Director for the Social Sciences of Health Interventions Research Group from 2014 to 2017, and has been an active member of the So.Re.Com. THEmatic NETwork since 2010. He also served as the Associate Director of the Cahiers Internationaux de Psychologie Sociale at the University of Liège, Belgium between 2016 and 2018. As a principal or co-investigator for projects funded by CIHR, SSHRC, and other granting agencies, Professor Negura places high priority on publishing his research findings in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Notably, his work in Sociologies was the most cited article in 2018, and another was acclaimed as the top cited article 2021-2022 in the Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour by Wiley. His research has been disseminated across Canada, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Great Britain, and Romania. Professor Negura's influence extends beyond academia, with editorials and interviews featured in leading media outlets such as Radio-Canada/CBC, La Presse, Le Monde, Free Europe, and other.