Iris Bourgault Bouthillier is a Ph.D. student in Educational Measurement and Evaluation at the Université of Montréal (Qc, Canada), where she is advised by Nathalie Loye.

She is particularly interested in modeling the complex interdependent patterns emerging from social interactions at the group level. Her doctoral research project is focused on the statistical modeling of collaborative processes among multidisciplinary teams in a simulated face-to-face medical context.

She earned her M.Sc. and her B.Ed. in psychological education at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (Qc, Canada). Her master’s thesis focused on the validation of a screening tool for PTSD in children and adolescents, with data from a family assessment protocol administered in youth protection services.