Valérie Meehan is completing her Master degree on reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous people in Canada, at the School of Criminology in Montreal. Her research interests include law enforcement, transitional justice and indigenous issues. She is also teaching assistant of the summer school International Justice and Victim’s Rights directed by Professor Jo-Anne Wemmers. She is also working part-time at the Institut universitaire sur les dépendances, Montreal, as a research assistant on studies addressing harm reduction and services offered to people living with opioid addictions. Prior to starting her Master, she obtained a Bachelor degree with distinction in Security and Police Studies from the School of Criminology, Université de Montréal. She also worked several years for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s criminal intelligence analysis, focusing on national and international level investigations.