Constance Carrier-Lafontaine is a doctoral candidate in the Joint PhD Program in Communication Studies offered by Concordia University, l’Université de Montréal, and l’Université du Québec à Montréal. She has completed undergraduate degrees in Communication and Political Science and, more recently, a Master of Arts in Communication at the University of Ottawa. Constance’s work explores visual culture, human-animal encounters and contemporary practices of displaying animals. Her dissertation examines the ways animals are represented and viewed within discourses of precarity.