Mary Catherine LAVISSIÈRE

- Assistant Professor

Discipline department
Management of People and Organisations Unit
Teaching area
Thesis Methodology
Research Methodology
Multicultural Issues
Personal Development
Dr. Mary Catherine Lavissière is a teacher-researcher at the Normandy School of Management. She is an expert in methodology, especially in qualitative methods of textual analysis. She is currently working on several research projects in the field of Human Resources (work-life balance among women executives) as well as transversal projects (entrepreneurial narration and brand names). For 10 years, she has been teaching at Grandes Ecoles and the University as well as at major companies and institutions such as Veolia Environnement, Banque de France, Allianz and Chanel. PhD in linguistics from Paris-Sorbonne University, she undertakes a second thesis in management.
2017: Ph.D in Spanish Linguistics - University Paris Sorbonne
Professional experience
  • From 2017 : Professor in methodology and personal development
  • 2016-2017: Foreign Language Instructor - EM Normandie
  • 2011-2016: Coordinator - Modern Languages ​​at Scholars Online
  • 2013 - 2015: ATER - Teaching English for Specialty and Professional English - University Grenoble - Alpes (UJF), Grenoble, France
  • 2010 - 2011: Business Language Skills (BLS) Coordinator of the Language Center at Veolia Environment
  • 2010 - 2011: Vacant - University of Maine, Le Mans France
  • 2008 - 2011: Business Language Skills (BLS) Teacher of English, Paris, France
  • 2008: Vacant - University Charles de Gaulle - Lille 3 France
  • 2006 - 2007: Professor St Augustine Academy, Ventura, California, USA
Near home
get in touch
Mary Catherine
+33 (0)2 32 92 59 99

Searching Works


Year of publication


Lavissière, M-C 2017, 'A la recherche d’un temps perdu : la forme en -re dans la littérature juridique hispanique. Etude des hypothèses en si comportant la forme en -re, et de ses alternatives', Ph.D. in Roman linguistics, Université Paris-Sorbonne
PhD Dissertation / Accreditation to Supervise Management Research

Mandjak, T, Lavissière, A, Hofmann, J, Bouchery, Y, Lavissière, M-C, Faury, O & Sohier, R (forthcoming), 'Port marketing from a multidisciplinary perspective: A systematic literature review  and lexicometric analysis', Transport Policy. CNRS: 3 ; HCERES: B

Academic articles

Duymedjian, R, Germain, O, Ferrante, G & Lavissière, M-C (forthcoming), 'The role of the entrepreneurial encounter in the emergence of opportunities: Vallée's Dallas Buyers Club', Entrepreneurship & Regional Development. CNRS: 3 ; FNEGE: 3 ; HCERES: A

Academic articles
Lavissière, M-C 2015, 'An Entrepreneurial Theory of Encountering: Using Deleuzian and Linguistic Analysis to Grasp the Role of the Encounter in Entrepreneurial Narrative', Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, Wellesley, USA, June, 10-13
Academic communications
Lavissière, M-C 2015, 'The P300 and phonesthemes', Colloque international de l’ASL 2015, Paris, France, 21 novembre
Academic communications
Lavissière, M-C 2015, 'Neurolinguistics and phonesthemes', SAISIE 2 Submorphémie lexicale et grammaticale, Paris, France, 26-27 mars
Academic communications
Lavissière, M-C 2012, '¿Unidad lingüística en las constituciones de América Latina?', 54th International Congress of Americanists: Building Dialogues in the Americas, Vienna, Austria, July, 19
Academic communications
Lavissière, M-C 2013, 'L’alternance modale dans les protases des hypothèses en si du Fuero Juzgo', ELIS - Echanges de linguistique en Sorbonne, Université Paris Sorbonne, no. 1 (2), pp.1-13
Other academic contributions
Lavissière, M-C 2007, 'Memory and Melodrama in Colonial and Postcolonial French Film', The Osprey Journal of Ideas and Inquiry, vol. All Volumes (2001-2008), no. Paper 23, pp.0-0
Other academic contributions

Lavissière, M-C 2019, ‘Faut-il vraiment vous souhaiter une « belle année » 2019 ?’, The Conversation, January, 30.

Articles in professional journals