Richard Clément

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Richard Clément
Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Western Ontario, 1976
M.A., Psychology, University of Western Ontario, 1974
B.A. (Honours), Psychology, McGill University, 1973

70 Laurier Avenue East, Room 115A

Bureau: 613-562-5800 ext. 5359

Work E-mail: Richard.Clement@uOttawa.ca

Clement

Biography

Awards and Achievements

  • 2008 - Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Academy of Social Sciences
  • 2003 - University research chair: "Bilingualism and society"
  • 2003 - Elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
  • 2002 - Received the Robert C. Gardner Award from the International Association of Language & Social Psychology
  • 2002 - Received the Otto Klineberg Intercultural & International Relations Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

Research Interests

  • Social psychology of inter-group communication and inter-ethnic relations minority groups;
  • Social psychology of second and foreign language learning;
  • Cross-cultural psychology and acculturation;
  • Minority groups.

Recent Publications

Books edited by author:

  1. Clément, R., & Andrew, C. (Dir.). (2012). Villes et langues : Gouvernance et politique. Ottawa : Invenire, 133p. [Version anglaise : Cities and Languages : Governance and Policy. 124p.]
  2. Piccardo, E., Germain-Rutherford, A., & Clément, R. (Dir.).  (2011).  Adopter ou adapter : le Cadre européen commun de référence est-il seulement européen ? Numéro annuel de Synergies Europe, 6,1-232.
  3. Clément, R. & Foucher, P. (2014), 50 years of official bilingualism: Challenges, analyses and testimonies., Ottawa: Invenire.

Chapters in books:

  1. Collins, K. A. & Clément, R. (soumis). Words we use: Linguistic bias and prejudice
  2. Sampasivam, S., & Clément, R. (sous presse). The Dynamics of Second Language Confidence: Perspective and interaction. In S. Mercer, & M. Williams (Eds.), Multiple Perspectives on the Self. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
  3. Lamoureux, S.A. &, Clément, R. (2012). En guise d’introduction: Politique linguistique et bilinguisme en milieu urbain – débats situés. Dans R. Clément, & C. Andrew (Dir.),  Villes et langues : Gouvernance et politique (pp.1-12).Ottawa : Presses de l’Université d’Ottawa.
  4. Clément, R., Shulman, J., & Rubenfeld, S. (2010). Bi- and multilingualism between diversity and globalization. In H. Giles, S. Reid, & J. Harwood (Eds.), The dynamics of intergroup communication (pp. 117-128). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
  5. MacIntyre, P.D., MacKinnon, S.P., & Clément, R.  (2009). The baby, the bathwater, and the future of language learning motivation research.  In Z. Dornyei, & E. Ushioda (Eds.), Motivation, Language Identity and the L2 Self (pp. 43-65). Clevedon, UK:   Multilingual Matters.
  6. Collins, K.A., & Clément, R. (2015), Words we use: Linguistic bias and prejudice. In R. Torres Cacoullos, N. Dion, & A. Lapierre (Eds.), Linguistic variation: Confronting fact and theory,  (178-192), New York & London:Routledge.
  7. Clément, R. (2015), Bi- and Multilingualism.. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication,  (46), New York:Wiley.
  8. Sampasivam, S., & Clément, R. (2014), The Dynamics of Second Language Confidence: Perspective and interaction. In S. Mercer, & M. Williams (Eds.), Multiple Perspectives on the self,  (23-40), :Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Papers in refereed journals:

  1. Freynet, N. & Clément, R. (soumis). Bilingualism in minority settings in Canada: Fusion or assimilation. Linguistic Minorities and Society.
  2. Rubenfeld, S., & Clément, R. (2012). Intercultural conflict and mediation: An intergroup perspective. Language Learning, 62 , 1205-1230.
  3. Collins, K., & Clément, R. (2012). Language and prejudice: direct and moderated effects. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 31, 376-396.
  4. Piccardo, E., Germain-Rutherford, A., & Clément, R. (2011). Introduction. Synergies Europe, 6, 7-12.
  5. Shulman, J., Collins, K., & Clément, R. (2011). In consideration of social context: Re-examining the linguistic intergroup bias paradigm. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 4,310-332.
  6. Noels, K. A., Leavitt, P. A., & Clément, R (2010). Self and reflected appraisals of ethnic identity and perceived discrimination in first and second generation Chinese-Canadians: A situational analysis. Journal of Social Issues, 66, 740-758. 
  7. Gaudet, S., & Clément, R.  (2009). Forging an identity as a linguistic minority:  Intra- and inter-group aspects of language, communication and identity.  International Journal of Intercultural Research, 33, 213-227.
  8. Freynet, N. & Clément, R. (2015), Bilingualism in minority settings in Canada: Fusion or assimilation. International Journal of Intercultural Research.
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Abstracts and/or papers read:

  1. Collins, K., & Clément, R. (2012, June).  Disentangling the LIB from the LEB: The Unexpected Role of Social Judgement and Social Norms. Paper presented at The 13th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology, Leeuwarden, PB.
  2. Freynet, N. & Clément, R. (2012, June).  Bilingualism in minority French Canadians: Assimilation or fusion? Paper presented at The 13th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology, Leeuwarden, PB.
  3. Sampasivan, S. & Clément, R. (2012, June). Building a bilingual profile: building a bilingual approach. Paper presented at The 13th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology, Leeuwarden, PB.
  4. Clément, R. (2011, octobre). Quelques réflexions canadiennes au sujet de la psychologie sociale des langues secondes et étrangères. Conférencier invité, communication présentée à Beijing Foreign Studies University, RPC.
  5. Clément, R. (2011, October). Anxiety, identity and communication in a foreign language. Invited speaker, paper presented at the Zhejiang University, RPC.
  6. MacIntyre, P. D., & Clément, R. (2011, août). Studying the dynamics of affect in second language communication: The idiodynamic method. Communication présentée à la conférence annuelle de l’Association international de linguistique appliquée, Beijing.
  7. Collins, K., & Clément, R. (2010, juin). The cognitive consequences of linguistic bias. Communication présentée au 71ème Congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de psychologie, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  8. Clément, R., Shulman, J., & Collins, K. (2010, June). Expression and suppression of prejudice: Re-examining the linguistic intergroup bias. Paper presented at The 12th International conference on language and social psychology, Brisbane, Australia.
  9. Clément, R. (2010, mai). Francophonie et bilinguisme: Évolution, régression ou saut qualitatif? Communication présentée dans le cadre du Colloque du Réseau de recherche sur la francophonie, 78ème congrès annuel de l’ACFAS, Montréal.
  10. Clément, R. (2009, mai). Diversity and globalization: Language effects and bilingualism. Communication présentée au Congrès des sciences humaines, Ottawa.
  11. Yim, O. & Clément, R. (2015,juin), I know I'm still Chinese. International students'cultural identity, Affiche présentée au Congrès annuele de la Société canadienne de psychologie.
  12. Noels, K. A. & Clément, R. (2015, juin), Situated ethnic identity variation and cross-cultural adaptation and well-being in first, second and mixed generation Canadians, Communication présentés au congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de psychologie.
  13. Clément, R. (2015, juin), Trends and developments in the social psychology of bilingualism, Communication présentée sur invitation à la section psychologie sociale et personalité lors du Congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de psychologie.
  14. Noels, K. A. & Clément, R. (2014, juillet), Language and Situated Ethnic Identity: The Impact of Language Use and Language Competence on  Situational Variations in Identity., Reims, . Communication présentée à la conférence annuelle de l’International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology.
  15. Freynet, N. & Clément, R. (2014, juin), Confidence as predictors of attitudes towards first and second languages in Catalonia, Communication présentée à The 14th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology.
  16. Yim, O., Clément, R. & Bialystok, E. (2014, juin), Cantonese-English code-switching in Toronto: Attitudes, perceptions, and practices, Honolulu, Communication présentée à The 14th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology.
  17. Sampasivam, S., Collins, K. A., Bielajew, C. & Clément, R. (2014, juin), Intergroup threats  and retaliation: A social neuroscience perspective., Honolulu, Communication présentée à The 14th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology
  18. Collins, K. A. & Clément, R. (2014, juin), The consequences of exposure to biased language on belief formation and member-to-group generalization, Honolulu, Communication présentée à The 14th Conference of the International Association of Language and Social Psychology,.
  19. Collins, K.A., & Clément, R. (2013, juin), Language and prejudice: Direct and moderated effects, Québec, Affiche présentée au 74e congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de psychologie.
  20. Sampasivam, S., & Clément, R. (2013, juin), The dynamics of second language confidence: Perspectives on contact and interaction, Québec, Affiche présentée au 74e congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de psychologie.
  21. Freynet, N., & Clément, R. (2013, juin), Confidence and identity as predictors of attitudes towards a second language in Catalonia, Québec, Communication orale libre au 74e congrès annuel de la Société canadienne de psychologie.
  22. Clément, R., & Freynet, N. (2013, juin), The fate of the minority bilingual: Assimilation or hybridization?, London, UK, Communication présentée à la 63e Convention annuelle de l'International Communication Association.

Fields of Interest

  • Social psychology of inter-group communication and inter-ethnic relations minority groups
  • Social psychology of second and foreign language learning
  • Cross-cultural psychology and acculturation
  • Minority groups
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