Coline Moreau has a master's degree in law from the UCLouvain in Belgium. She is currently a full-time PhD candidate in Criminology at the Social Sciences Faculty of the University of Ottawa. She is a member of the Canada Research Chair in Legal Traditions and Penal Rationality directed by Professor A. Pires.
She conducts her research in the areas of criminal law, criminology and human rights. She is particularly interested in the topics of sentencing and enforcement as well as innovation and obstacles to innovation in criminal law reform. Along with that, she conducts research in children's law concerning the effectiveness of children's rights.
She is also involved in leadership discovery and makes contributions to the University of Ottawa Leadership Academy (research assistant, teaching assistant and founder of the Leadership Academy alumni community).