Thriving with a Chronic Illness

Sébastien Jodoin

After being diagnosed with relapsing multiple sclerosis at age 33, law professor Sébastien Jodoin embarked on the greatest research project of his life.

During his talk, Sébastien will share the story of his recovery, his rigorous and comprehensive approach to optimal brain health, the ways in which he has cultivated acceptance and self-care in his life and community, and the lessons that he has learned about thriving with a chronic illness.

Sébastien holds a Ph.D. in environmental studies from Yale University, an M.Phil. in international relations from the University of Cambridge, an LL.M. in international law from the London School of Economics, and B.C.L. and LL.B. from McGill University. He is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law of McGill University, where he directs the Law, Governance & Society Lab. He is also a member of the McGill Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, and an Associate Member of the McGill School of Environment.

Service Leader: Gary Spiller  

Musician: Kerry-Anne Kutz

Hospitality: Monique Riedel & Annelise Ogle    

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