Lucie Thibault


Lucie Thibault, Ph.D., is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. For the past 30 years, she has taught organizational theory, ethics in sport, globalization of sport as well as governance, policy and social issues in sport.

Her research interests lie in the formation, management and evaluation of cross-sectoral partnerships in non-profit sport and leisure organizations. She also investigates the role of the Canadian government in sport excellence and sport participation as well as government involvement in developing sport policy.

Her research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals. She is co-editor of Contemporary Sport Management (Human Kinetics, 2018) and Sport Policy in Canada (University of Ottawa Press, 2013).

Lucie Thibault is a Franco-Ontarian, originally from Vanier, Ottawa. She earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Ottawa and obtained a master’s degree and a PhD at the University of Alberta. During her career, she has also worked at The University of British Columbia and the Brock University.  

She is an ex-officio member of the Hôpital Montfort Board of Trustees as a Representative of the University of Ottawa since 2019.