Nicolas Gourde

Nicolas is a graduate student from the University of Ottawa. His research project investigated the various mechanisms at play contributing to the (re)production or transformation of the (cis)heteronormative and (hetero)sexiste physical/sporting culture in physical education teacher education programs. Through his project, he hopes to provide a critical opportunity to expose the limits and regulatory aims of this gendered culture, but also bearing witness to subversive practices that disturb (and potentially transform) it. Outside of his studies, Nicolas is passionate about cooking, physical training and pottery.