Patrice Brodeur is an associate professor at the Institut d`études religieuses at the Université de Montréal. He was the Canada Research Chair (junior) on Islam, Pluralism and Globalization (2005-2015). His expertise includes contemporary Islamic thought and interreligious dialogue. He is also Senior Adviser at the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) in Vienna, Austria. His publications include more than fifty articles, book chapters and books. He has lectured academically to a variety of audiences and conducted trainings on different forms of dialogue in over fifty countries around the world.