Aïcha Benimmas, Ph.D, is a full professor at the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Moncton.
In 1995, she obtained her master’s degree in Didactics from the University of Laval and in 2000, her doctorate in Geography. Aïcha’s research and teachings are based on immigrant students’ integration in Francophone schools in minority communities, as well as Didactics of History and Geography.
Her fields of study are among others, social and school integration for immigrant children, the school/family relationship for immigrants, youth civic involvement and partnerships between school and multicultural associations. She also studies Syrian refugee settlement, learning geography, teaching history, how Humanities and Literacy studies are combined and entwined, and using Geographic Information Technology.