Chair in American Political and Economic Studies (CEPEA)

The Chair in American Political and Economic Studies’ mandate is to:

  • privilege the development of knowledge of the United States in fields related to political science and economics;
  • promote excellence in research and teaching on the United States;
  • facilitate exchanges and strengthen links between researchers and students from Québec, the United States and elsewhere.

CEPEA is a CÉRIUM's Unit.

Areas of research

  • Dynamics of political-economic decision-making in the United States
  • Québec’s relations with American Midwest and border states in areas of strategic interest: economy, energy, transport, environment, etc.


Pierre Martin (2002-...)


Québec Ministry of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade