After obtaining a bachelor's degree from Laval University (1997) and a master's degree from the University of Victoria (1999), Jocelyn Maclure was awarded a D. Phil. at the University of Southampton (UK) in 2003 (thesis title: "Disenchantment and Democracy: Public Reason under Conditions of Pluralism"). He has conducted postdoctoral training at the Ethics Research Center of the University of Montreal and the University of Toronto (2003-2004) and he was a professor or visiting scholar at several universities. He is Chairman of Board of ethics in science and technologysince January 2017. He has worked as an expert analyst for the Bouchard-Taylor Commission on Accommodation Practices for Cultural and Religious Diversity, co-founded in 2012 the magazine Nouveau Projet, and he contributes to the "Debates" section of The Press +. He can often be heard at the Première Chaîne of Radio-Canada. He was co-chair of the Chair in Philosophy in the World Today from 2011 to 2018.