François Petry




Université Laval
Department of Political Science
Tel: 418 656-2131 post2406
Email: Francois.Petry@pol.ulaval.ca







Education
PhD Texas at Austin M.A. Texas at Austin B.A. History Paris 1 Sorbonne B.A. Institut d'études politiques de Paris


Research
François Pétry is a Professor of Political Science at Université Laval. He is the creator of the polimeter, an online tool for monitoring party election promises. His research interests concern the measurement of political parties' ideological positions and on citizen's perceptions of these. He is also interested in the quantitative analysis of political texts, electoral platforms in particular.


Publications
La gouvernance, les sondages et l'opinion publique
Journal: L'État et la société civile sous le joug de la gouvernance
Year: 2009
Place: Québec
Publisher: Presses de l¿Université Laval


Measuring How Political Parties Keep Their Promises: A Positive Perspective from Political Science
Journal: Do They Walk Like They Talk? Speech and Action in Policy Processes
Year: 2009
First Page: 65
Last Page: 82
Place: New York/Berlin
Publisher: Springer


Les sondages et la démocratie, deuxième édition revue et augmentée
Year: 2010
Place: Québec
Publisher: Presses de l'Université Laval


Guide pratique d'introduction à la régression en sciences sociales. Deuxième édition revue et augmentée
Year: 2009
Place: Québec
Publisher: Presses de l'Université Laval


Exploring the Use of Public Opinion Research in Canadian Tobacco Control
Journal: Alert! Magazine of the American Marketing Research Association
Year: 2010


L'utilisation des entretiens de groupe dans l'élaboration des politiques de santé
Journal: Recherches Qualitatives
Volume: 29
issue: 2
Year: 2010


Note de recherche sur les entretiens de groupe
Journal: Recherches Qualitatives
Volume: 29
issue: 2
Year: 2010


Considérations pour orienter les recherches futures sur les groupes de discussion
Journal: Recherches Qualitatives
Volume: 29
issue: 3
Year: 2011
First Page: 214
Last Page: 226


The use of public opinion research by government: Insights from American and Canadian research
Journal: The Routledge Handbook of Political Marketing
Year: 2011
First Page: 342
Last Page: 354
Place: London
Publisher: Routledge


Les sondages nuisent-ils à la démocratie?
Journal: L'état du Québec 2011
Year: 2011
First Page: 176
Last Page: 183
Place: Montreal
Publisher: Fidès


The Regulation of Poll Reporting in Canada
Journal: Canadian Public Policy
Volume: 35
Year: 2009
First Page: 41
Last Page: 58


Issue-Based Strategies in Election Campaigns: The Case of Health Care in the 2000 Canadian Federal Election
Journal: Political Communication
Volume: 27
issue: 4
Year: 2010
First Page: 367
Last Page: 388


Dissonance in Policy Processes: A Conclusion
Journal: Do They Walk Like They Talk? Speech and Action in Policy Processes
Year: 2009
First Page: 279
Last Page: 290
Place: New York/Berlin
Publisher: Springer


Sondages et médias ne font pas toujours bon ménage: leçons de la campagne fédérale de 2008
Journal: Le Trente
Volume: 33
issue: 10
Year: 2009


Follow the Pollsters: Inaccuracies in Media Coverage of the Horse-race during the 2008 Canadian Election
Journal: Canadian Journal of Political Science
Volume: 46
issue: 1
Year: 2013
François Pétry


Un an plus tard, le gouvernement Marois a-t-il tenu ses promesses?
Journal: L’état du Québec 2013-2014.
Year: 2013
Place: Québec
Publisher: Fidès


Le positionnement des partis sur l’échiquier politique québécois.
Journal: Les partis politiques québécois dans la tourmente. Mieux comprendre et évaluer leur rôle
Year: 2012
Place: Québec
Publisher: PUL


Les partis tiennent-ils leurs promesses?
Journal: Les partis politiques québécois dans la tourmente. Mieux comprendre et évaluer leur rôle
Year: 2012
Place: Québec
Publisher: PUL


Le positionnement des partis dans l’espace politique québécois.
Journal: Les Québécois aux urnes : les partis, les médias et les citoyens en campagne
Year: 2013
First Page: 59
Last Page: 72
Place: Montréal
Publisher: PUM


La boussole électorale québécoise
Journal: Les Québécois aux urnes : les partis, les médias et les citoyens en campagne
Year: 2013
Eric Montigny
Place: Montréal
Publisher: PUM


Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada
Year: 2015
Stuart Soroka
Antonia Maioni
Place: New York
Publisher: Routledge


“Exploring the Use of Public Opinion Research in Canadian Tobacco Control.”
Journal: Alert! Magazine of the American Marketing Research Association.
Year: 2010
Lisa Birch.


À quoi ont servi les consultations publiques du gouvernement Charest?”
Journal: L’état du Québec2009
Year: 2008
First Page: 157
Last Page: 163


À quoi ont servi les consultations publiques du gouvernement Charest?”
Journal: L’état du Québec2009
Year: 2008
First Page: 157
Last Page: 163


Cross-border Perceptions of US and Canadian Health Care Systems.”
Year: 2012
Stuart Soroka
Antonia Maioni
Place: Madrid
Conference Name: Congress of the International Political Science Association


“Estimating Left-Right Party Positions in Canada: Comparing Party Manifesto Content and Expert Survey Data.”
Year: 2012
Benoît Collette
Hans-Dieter Klingemann
Conference Name: Annual Congress of the Canadian Political Science Association


“Repérage politique gauche-droite au Canada.”
Year: 2011
Place: UQAM
Conference Name: Annual Congress of the Société québécoise de science politique


“Le positionnement des partis politiques canadiens d’une langue à l’autre : la même image ou les deux solitudes?”
Year: 2010
Benoît Collette
Conference Name: Annual Congress of the Société québécoise de science politique


“To Count or Not to Count? Vote Intention Firmness in Election Polls.”
Year: 2010
Place: Chicago
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the Mid-West Political Science Association


“From Pollsters to Journalists: Inaccuracies in Horse-race Coverage During the 2008 Canadian Election.”
Year: 2009
Place: Toronto
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association


“Estimating the Policy Positions of Canadian Political Parties from Legislative Election Manifestos 1968-2008.”
Year: 2009
Benoît Collette
Place: Carleton
Conference Name: Annual Congress of the Canadian Political Science Association,


“The Quality of Public Opinion Poll Reports during the 2008 Canadian Election.”
Year: 2009
Place: Carleton
Conference Name: Annual Congress of the Canadian Political Science Association


“Exploring the Use of Polls and Focus Groups in Healthcare Policymaking.”
Year: 2009
Lisa Birch
Place: Florida
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.


“Response-order Effects on Voting Intentions During the 2008 Presidential Election Campaign.”
Year: 2009
Alexandre Morin-Chassé
Place: Florida
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.


“Les groupes de discussion dans le développement de politiques publiques en santé,
Year: 2009
Lisa Birch
Place: Laval
Conference Name: Annual Congress of the Qualitative Studies Association


“Strategic Issue Framing in Election Campaigns: The Case of Healthcare in the 2000 Canadian Federal Election.”
Year: 2008
Place: Boston
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association.


“Quality in Public Opinion Research: The Case of Biothechnology.”
Year: 2008
Lisa Birch
Christine Rothmair
Place: UBC
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association


“Comparing Methods to Locate the Policy Positions of Political Parties in the 2007 Quebec Election.”
Year: 2008
Benoît Collette
Jérôme Couture
Place: UBC
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association,


“Canadian Women’s Opinions and Their Impact: A Case Study of Health Cate Reform 2001- 2006.”
Year: 2010
Lisa Birch
Place: Chicago
Conference Name: Annual Meeting of the Mid-West Political Science Association


“Exit, Voice, Loyalty and the Future of Healthcare in Canada : Insights from Public Opinion Research,”
Year: 2009
Lisa Birch
Place: Lisbon
Conference Name: Annual Workshop Session of the European Consortium for Political Research


L'analyse automatisée du ton médiatique : construction et utilisation de la version française du Lexicoder Sentiment Dictionary
Journal: Canadian Journal of Political ScienceCanadian Journal of Political Science/Revue canadienne de science politique
Volume: 49
issue: 2
Year: 2016
First Page: 197
Last Page: 220
François Pétry


Les partis promettent-ils des politiques qui correspondent à leur idéologie?
Journal: Les idées, le discours et les pratiques politiques
Year: 2016
Lisa Birch


Les idées, le discours et les pratiques politiques
Year: 2016
Pierre-Marc Daigneault


Guide d'élaboration d'un projet de recherche en sciences sociales. Troisième édition
Year: 2016
First Page: 1
Last Page: 170
Gordon Mace


Après un an, comment le gouvernement de Justin Trudeau tient-il ses promesses?
Journal: L'état du Québec 2017
Year: 2016
Lisa Birch
Camille Girard-Robitaille
Editors: A Poitras


Les promesses électorales : souvent de fausses perceptions
Journal: L’état du Québec 2016
Year: 2015
First Page: 197
Last Page: 202
Editors: A. Poitras
Place: Montréal
Publisher: Del Busso


“A Tale of Two Perspectives. Election Promises and Government Actions in Canada.”
Journal: Canadian Democracy From the Ground Up.
Year: 2014
Place: Vancouver
Publisher: UBC Press


“Les citoyens comme surveillants de l’État démocratique”
Journal: Les surveillants de l’Etat democratique
Year: 2014
Place: Quebec
Publisher: Laval


“Comparing the Location of Canadian Political Parties Using French and English Manifestos as Textual Data.”
Journal: From Text to Political Positions.
Year: 2014
Benoit Collette


“Ideological Evolution of the Federal NDP as Seen Through its Election Campaign Manifestos.”
Journal: Social Democracy in Canada: Understanding the Transformation of the New Democratic Party
Year: 2014
Place: Vancouver
Publisher: UBC Press


To What Extent do Political Parties Fulfill Their Campaign Promises?
Journal: Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law
Year: 2015
First Page: 303
Last Page: 318


Why are voters misinformed about the fulfillment of election pledges?
Year: 2016
Conference Name: Conférence du Centre d'étude sur la citoyenneté démocratique sur l'état de la citoyenneté démocratique au Canada


Les partis promettent-ils des politiques qui correspondent à leur idéologie
Year: 2016
Conference Name: Conférence du Centre d'étude sur la citoyenneté démocratique sur l'état de la citoyenneté démocratique au Canada


Le gouvernement Couillard tient mieux ses promesses que ses prédécesseurs
Journal: L'état du Québec 2016. Édition 20e anniversaire
Year: 2015
Lisa Birch
Julie Martel
Félix Parent
Publisher: Institut du Nouveau Monde, Del Busso


Les Québécois croient-ils aux promesses électorales?
Journal: L'état du Québec 2016. Édition 20e anniversaire
Year: 2015
Publisher: Institut du Nouveau Monde, Del Busso


Partis fédéraux : qui est à gauche, qui est à droite?
Journal: L'état du Québec 2015. 20 clés pour comprendre les enjeux actuels
Year: 2015
Lisa Birch
Publisher: Institut du Nouveau Monde, Del Busso


Le gouvernement de Philippe Couillard tient-il ses promesses?
Journal: L'état du Québec 2015. 20 clés pour comprendre les enjeux actuels
Year: 2015
Lisa Birch
Evelyne Brie
Aldan Hasanbegovic
Publisher: Institut du Nouveau Monde, Del Busso