Title or Function
- Ph.D. student; Coordinator of PhiLab Quebec
- Philanthropy; Emergency Humanitarian Aid; Natural Disasters and Risks.
- Université du Québec à Montréal - PhiLab
- (514) 987-3000 poste 8576
Diane Alalouf-Hall is a research assistant under the supervision of Jean-Marc Fontan and François Audet. In parallel to her own research, she is in charge of the coordination of PhiLab Quebec, including the production of content for the website, following up with members, management of social media, and the organization of events. For the project funded by SSHRC, she provides strategic and operational direction for the Operations committee.
Outside of the Laboratory, Diane is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Her current research is on the impact of Western normative practices in the context of international aid after a natural disaster. Her thesis, started in 2017, questions the effects of standardization, of the Sphere type, of humanitarian aid in fragile States, with Haiti as a case study. Diane is also an associate researcher of the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Aid and Crises (OCCAH).