Elisabeth Vallet is the scientific director and research fellow at the Raoul Dandurand. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Geography at UQAM, and leads the Quebec region in the Borders in Globalization program, an international research network based at the University of Victoria. She teaches geopolitics at UQAM. She has published recently Borders, Fences and Walls – State of Insecurity. She has contributed to infographic projects on the globalization of border walling with medias such as the Washington Post, Courrier international and Time. She has been awarded the 2017 Richard Morrill Outreach Award by the AAG.