Alain
Cuerrier

Ethnobiology and medicinal plants

Adjunct professor
Department of biological sciences - University of Montreal

Botanist and researcher
Montreal Botanical Garden
alain.cuerrier@umontreal.ca
514-872-3182

RESEARCH TOPICS


Our research projects focus on traditional knowledge related to the use of plants, animals, or the perception of traditional medicine, climate change and the landscape (ethnoecology).

Keywords: Ethnobiology, ethnozoology and ethnobotany • Folk classification • Medicinal plants of the First Nations of Canada • Antidiabetic and potentially antioxidant plants • Traditional knowledge of Inuits in Nunavik and Crees in Quebec



STUDENTS


Ph.D. students
Michel Rapinski, co-supervision with Damien Davy
Leigh Joseph, co-supervision for Darcy Mathews (University of Victoria)

M.Sc. students
Frédéric Dwyer-Samuel, co-supervision with Pierre Haddad