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Kathleen Saint-Onge

Photo: Bill Cox (Quebec Chronicle Telegraph) 2013

Dr. Kathleen Saint-Onge is a teacher and independent researcher living in the GTA. She holds an M.Ed. (2011) and Ph.D. (2016) from York University, and she is interested in some of the intersects between psychoanalysis and language, in particular through the work of Freud and Françoise Dolto. Her investigations, which primarily address the acquisition of the mother tongue, are driven by the question, "What is a word?"

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Discovering Françoise Dolto: Psychoanalysis, Identity and Child Development. Routledge, 2019
Bilingual Being: My Life as a Hyphen. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013
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