Adib Bencherif

Junior Affiliate (PhD)

Adib Bencherif is a PhD student in Political Science at the University of Ottawa. His dissertation focuses on a comparative study between the representations and memories of the Tuareg elites in Mali and Niger. He is a Research Fellow at the Interdisciplinary Research Center on Africa and Middle East (CIRAM) of Laval University and the Centre Francopaix, Raoul-Dandurand Chair of UQAM. He is also consultant and teacher in political risk analysis (specifically on methodology and Sahel-Saharan security issues). He published several papers studying insurgent and jihadist groups in MENA and Sahel region, such as Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

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