Dr. LeClerc is an Associate Professor of Sociology. Prior to St. Lawrence, she was at Concordia University in Montreal. Her research interests are in social policy comparisons of Canada, Quebec, and the United States, and she has written on health and medicine, women's movements, social movements, and nationalism in the three societies. She is currently at work on a book examining the development of nationalism and identity in New York and Ontario in the 1800s. Her most recent publications are a chapter on Canada in Women 2000 (ed. Janet Mancini Billson), Women's Issues in Canadian Studies in the New Millennium, eds. Patrick James and mark Kasoff, and an article in the Socialist Studies Bulletin with Kenneth Gould: The USA Patriot Act: Why We All Should Be Terrified. She teaches courses on nationalism, comparative historical methods, women's movements, social movements, women social theorists and medical sociology and social policy. Her academic interests, teaching, and life choices are intertwined. She has served the Society for Socialist Studies as Book Review Editor for five years, and continues on the Editorial Collective. She also has been on the Executive Committee of the American Council for Canadian Studies, and is an active member of the Association for Quebec Studies in the United States.