Dr. Marie Ouellet

Marie Ouellet is a PhD Candidate at the School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University. Her primary research focus has been on social networks, criminal careers, and illicit groups. Under the supervision of Dr. Martin Bouchard, she is writing a dissertation on the evolution of terrorist groups, focusing on the relationship between a group’s network structure and its trajectory. Her research interests are also embodied by her master’s thesis (supervised by Dr. Carlo Morselli), which assessed the structure of an illicit drug market in the province of Quebec. During her studies she has worked as a sessional instructor teaching undergraduate courses in research methods and terrorism. In addition, she completed a Research Fellowship at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) and an internship at the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Her expected graduation date is August 2016.

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Ouellet, M., & Bouchard, M. (2016). Terror on repeat: Criminal social capital and participation in multiple attacks. International Criminal Justice Review, 26(4), 316-336.

Ouellet, M., Bouchard, M., & Malm, A. (2016). Social opportunity structures and the escalation of drug market offending. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 53(6), 743-764.

Morselli, C., Bouchard, M., Zhang, S., Farabee, D., Ouellet, M., & Easton, S. (2016). It came from the North: Assessing the claim of Canada’s rising role as a global supplier of synthetic drugs. Crime, Law and Social Change, 66(3), 247–270.

Davies, G., Neudecker, C., Ouellet, M., Bouchard, M., & Ducol, B. (2016). Toward a framework understanding of online programs for countering violent extremism. Journal of Deradicalization, 6, 51-86.

Ducol, B., Bouchard, M., Davies, G., Ouellet, M., & Neudecker, C. (2016). Assessment of the State of Knowledge: Connections between Research on the Social Psychology of the Internet and Violent Extremism. Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society: No.16-05.

Hashimi, S., Bouchard, M., Morselli, C., & Ouellet, M. (2016) A method to detect criminal organizations from police data. Methodological Innovations, 9, 1-14.

Ouellet, M., & Morselli, C. (2014). Precursors and prices: Structuring the Quebec synthetic drug market. Journal of Drug Issues, 44(1), 37-55.