Martine Lagacé holds a PhD in psychology as well as an undergraduate degree in communication. She currently serves as an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa. Her research expertise focuses on ageism, precisely the manifestations and impact of ageist stereotypes and discrimination in different social settings such as the workplace, healthcare, public discourse (including social media discourse) and technology usage. She has published two books on the issue of ageism : Comprendre et changer le regard sur le vieillissement (2010) and Représentations et discours sur le vieillissement (2015), both published at Les Presses de l’Université Laval. Among her recent studies is one that focused on the extent to which Canadian seniors internalize ageist beliefs and how such a process impacts their interest in using and learning technologies as well as their feelings of competency towards these same technologies.