Maxime Polleri

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Maxime Polleri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Université Laval. As an anthropologist of science and technology, he studies the governance of disasters, environmental contamination, and toxic waste, with a focus on nuclear-related topics. He is currently finishing a book project on the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, which happened in Japan. In addition, Dr. Polleri examines sociocultural issues relating to the search of informed and willing host for the disposal of Canada’s high-level radioactive waste in a proposed deep geological repository.