Dominique Guillo is a Professor-researcher at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is professor of sociology at the Faculty of Governance, Economic and Social Sciences, where he also serves as vice dean of behavioral sciences for public policies and director of the African Center for Behavioral Sociology.
He is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris-Saclay / Cachan), and holds a Phd from Paris-Sorbonne University.
His work aims to build perspectives that articulate the social sciences, behavioral sciences and natural sciences on themes which are at the heart of public policies.
He was a member of the aggregation jury for economic and social sciences in France and of the CNRS National Committee (section 36). He has published eight authored books.Some have been translated into English and Russian and one of them won a ‘’Grand Prix’’ from the French Academy. His latest book, The Forgotten Foundations of Culture, an Ecological Approach, Seuil, was published in 2018.
Luc Savard is a full professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He holds a PhD in economics from the Paris School of Economics in 2006. Prior to joining Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, he was a full professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Sherbrooke for over 15 years. He was co-founder and director of the International Economics and Development Research Group (GREDI) from 2005 to 2013 and director of economics programs from 2015 to 2019. Before joining the University of Sherbrooke, he was head of IDRC MIMAP in Dakar. He was also an associate researcher at CREFA at Laval University for 7 years. He has been a consultant for many institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, OECD, Asian Development Bank, GTZ, UNICEF and has worked directly with several governments (Morocco, Gabon, Burundi, Senegal, Quebec , etc.).
He is the author of some 40 scientific publications and book chapters and he is co-author of a book entitled Economic Policies for Development: Computable General Equilibrium Models. His research themes focus on the environment and natural resources, public spending and analysis of the impact on poverty and inequalities. His recent research focuses on the links between macro-type models and micro-simulation models. He is an associate editor for the International Journal of Micro simulation and the Canadian Journal of Development Economics.
Mohammed Abdellaoui is an affiliate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
After a doctorate in mathematical economics and econometrics at the University of Aix-Marseille III, Mohammed Abdellaoui joined the CNRS in 1992 as a research fellow. He was then promoted to Research Director in 2001. In 2007, he joined HEC-Paris as a researcher at GREGHEC and affiliate professor of Decision Sciences.
Mohammed Abdellaoui is a specialist in the perception and modeling of risk and time for individual decisions and within organizations. He has published numerous theoretical and empirical articles in top international journals including the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Management Science, Journal of Econometrics, The Economic Journal, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty and Review of Economic Psychology.
His current research works are carried out within the framework of collaborations with foreign researchers (Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States). He has co-edited books on recent advances in uncertain decision modeling and is editor-in-chief of Theory and Decision journal.
Amir Abdul Reda is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His research interests lie at the border of comparative politics and quantitative methods, and use the vast amount of data available on social media platforms like Twitter to study social movements, migration and public opinion. Currently, he is working on projects that harness social media data to generate new metrics for the empirical study of protests. He is also researching the impact of COVID 19 on the livelihoods of refugees with the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia Social Development team. At FGSES, his teaching focuses on data science (natural language processing, data mining and big data), social movements and advanced topics in quantitative methods. Amir’s work has been published in the journal Comparative Sociology and Middle East Studies. He has a doctorate in political science and a master's degree in Near and Middle Eastern studies from the University of Toronto, as well as a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Montreal.
Al-Mouksit Akim is Assistant Professor of Economics at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Before joining UM6P, he worked for the World Bank in the Department of Social Protection and Employment where he was involved in numerous projects providing technical assistance to governments in developing countries.
He is also an associate researcher at DIAL-IRD where he works on the distributive effect of tax policies in three West African countries. He also initiated a research project funded by the Partnership for Economic Policy Research Network (PEP Research Network) and has several publications in high-level journals in development economics.
Mr. Akim holds a doctorate in development economics obtained in 2018 from the PSL Research University - Paris Dauphine University. Before enrolling for a doctorate in France, he obtained his degree in engineering economist statistician at the National School of Economics and Statistics of Senegal (ENSAE-Senegal).
He addresses economic development issues related to migration, the distributive effect of fiscal policy, social protection, poverty and inequalities using tools for public policy assessment, econometrics and micro- simulation.
For more than 20 years, Dorothée Boccanfuso has worked as a development economist and research manager in many member countries of the Francophonie. A graduate of Laval University in Quebec (Ph.D in economics), she was responsible for the first field office of the PEP network in Dakar. She was a professor at the University of Sherbrooke (Quebec) for over 15 years, where she was both teaching and dealing with research and administrative tasks. In addition to her tenure as full professor, she was director of the economics department, director of the PhD program in development economics, vice-dean for management and secretary of the School of Management, vice-dean for research and postgraduate studies. She has been a consultant for various international organizations such as the World Bank, the IMF, the OECD, and the ADB.
Her specialization fields focus on well-being issues (poverty, inequality) mainly in developing countries. She has also worked on environmental issues, natural resources, agriculture, migration and public policies (education, health). She has published over 40 scientific papers, one book and several book chapters. She chaired the expert committee on the guaranteed minimum income of the Government of Quebec in 2016-2018. She was president of the Canadian Society of Economic Sciences from 2013 to 2014. She is “Associate Editor” at the Canadian Journal of Development Studies.
Malik Boumediene is an associate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His research focuses on Arab and African countries: democratic transitions, constitutional changes, rule of law, good governance and protection of fundamental rights. He also pays particular attention to security issues as well as the influence of Moroccan diplomacy. He has several publications to his credit covering Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt. He is currently on a sabbatical at the University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès.
Malik Boumediene supervises research projects (more than 15 theses supervised). His major research axes within the doctoral school are:
Khalid Chegraoui is a full-professor and Vice Dean of Political Science and International Relations at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. His teaching are devoted to history and political anthropology. He began his teaching-research career in 1992 at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University in Fez, after obtaining his first doctorate in African studies from Mohammed V University in Rabat, focusing on sub-Saharan Africa. He also obtained a State Doctorate in African Studies from the same university in 2002, with an emphasis on contemporary West Africa. In 2003, he became professor of history and political anthropology at the Institute of African Studies, Mohammed V University.
Marc Dubois is Associate Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He has been a lecturer in economics at the Mayotte University Center since 2019.
Mr. Dubois holds a doctorate from the University of Montpellier. He was also a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Sherbrooke (Canada).
His research questions are mainly theoretical: what is the best way to measure inequalities, poverty, collective well-being? What are the best solutions to a collective decision problem?
Mohamed El Guide is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Holder of a State Doctorate in Applied Mathematics. He conducted research in the Complex Systems and Human Systems laboratory at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and in the computer science department
and engineering from the University of Minnesota as a postdoctoral researcher.
His research focuses on the development of numerical methods in linear algebra for image processing, statistical analysis and resolution of PDEs.
Abdelmohssin El Mokaddem is a Full Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is a teacher-researcher with a doctorate in economics and social sciences applied to agriculture and an engineering degree in agroeconomics.
For more than 15 years, he has developed expertise in fields relating to the conservation, management and development of natural resources as well as in the field of economic valuation of ecosystem services and global environmental externalities.
His experiences have enabled him to develop a vast knowledge of the major issues of Morocco with regard to both his field of research and the field of economic and agricultural development. He has worked more specifically, during the last five years, on the evaluation and design of payment mechanisms for systemic services, the economic evaluation of the costs of damage caused by water erosion and on the conservation and improvement. pastoral concentrates for the common good.
Mr. El Mokaddem has also been team leader in several large-scale studies and technical assistance, working with Moroccan and international partners.
Said Hanchane is a full professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He holds a doctorate in Economics, Mathematics and Econometrics (Theoretical Econometrics and Monetary Macro-Econometrics) and a Diploma of Habilitation to Direct Research (Micro-Econometrics) at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and the University of Aix-Marseille II. He held the position of researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France (2001-2008), assigned to LEST in Aix en-Provence and directed the ‘’education, training and access to the job market’’ program.
He was a research engineer at the Center for Studies and Research on Qualifications in France (1993-2001) while being responsible for the Department of Education, Employment and Growth and a member of the Institute's Management Committee of Public Economy (IDEP) at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (1999-2005). He was Director General of the National Evaluation Body, Superior Council of Education (2009-2014) and Director in charge of Research at Bank Al Maghrib (2008-2009). The issues of development, inequalities, discrimination and the evaluation of public policies (Education, vocational training, employment, social protection, industry, territorial development and human development, etc.) mark most of Saïd Hanchane's research work.
He has more than sixty publications in the form of articles in international peer-reviewed journals, books and contributions to books, and he is rapporteur in several international journals in France, North America and the United Kingdom.
Faiçal Hossaini is a full professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
Before joining the University, Mr. Hossaini worked as an economist in the Department of Economic Studies at Bank Al-Maghrib, where he developed, for more than ten years, an expertise in various fields related to monetary policy. He has also taught economics and econometrics at numerous universities in Morocco and abroad.
Mr. Hossaini holds a PhD in management science, with a specialization in macroeconomics, obtained at Mohammed V University in Rabat, as well as a master's degree in economics from the University of Quebec in Montreal and an MBA in finance from the same university. His research interests focus on economic issues in developing countries, including Morocco, in particular, economic cycles and policies, open macroeconomics and applied econometrics.
Abdelkabir Kamili is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University
He holds a PhD in Economic and Social Sciences Applied to Agriculture from the Agronomic and Veterinary Institute - Hassan II in Rabat. He also holds a Master of Science in Economics and Fisheries Management from the University of Barcelona and a State Engineer Diploma in Rural Economics from the National School of Agriculture in Meknes.
He has experience in the economics and management of natural resources in general and fishery resources in particular. His areas of expertise also include bioeconomic modeling, computable general equilibrium economic modeling, national accounts, value chain economics and value chain analysis. He worked for 18 years at the National Institute of Fisheries Research (Morocco) as a researcher in fisheries’ economics. As such, he participated in several national and international projects and represented Morocco in the “Socio-economy and Trade” working group of the CCLME-FAO project (Protection of the Large Marine Ecosystem of the Canary Current).
Yassine Kaouane holds a Phd in applied mathematics from the University of Marrakech, in co-supervision with the Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (Calais, France), within the framework of the Doctoral School of Engineering Sciences (Lille), in partnership with the Laboratory of Applied Mathematics Joseph Liouville / LMPA (Calais, Pas de Calais) and the Laboratory of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (Guéliz Marrakech).
Kidane Kiros is an associate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He holds a doctorate in development studies. Before joining the UM6P and the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS), his professional background was mainly related to teaching, research and educational administration. From 2003 to 2014, he taught in various faculties of the University of Addis Ababa (AAU) and was Acting Director of Institute of Federal Studies, as well as Senior Administrator and Chief Financial Officer for Continuing Education and at distance to AAU. He has also worked with humanitarian organizations, notably with the Ethiopian Red Cross (as head of the Wollo Zone Branch Office), the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (as a member of the group of East African Regional Food Security Work - WGFS) and with the Ethiopian Red Cross (as a member of the National Food Security Working Group - WGFS). He is currently on a sabbatical from the University of Addis Ababa.
Gilles Nettey Boevi Koumou is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He obtained his doctorate in economics from Laval University in 2017. Before joining Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, he was a lecturer in the Department of Economics and Administrative Sciences at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi for 2 years. He was also a post-doctoral researcher at the Canada Research Chair in Risk Management at HEC Montréal for 2 years. He was a consultant for the World Bank. He also holds a master's degree in mathematics from the University of Lomé, an engineer statistician economist (ISE) degree from ISSEA in Yaoundé and a certification as a capital and securities market securities analyst (CMSA) of the Corporate Finance Institute.
His main field of research is the economics of risk and uncertainty. His research axes focus on portfolio management, asset valuation and the application of machine learning to portfolio selection.
Mohamed Moussaoui is a professor-researcher at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is Engineer of State Agroeconomist (1984), and holds a PhD in agricultural economics (1994). He was a researcher at INRA-Morocco, where he ended his career in 2005 as Director of Research. He has a solid experience of teaching in agricultural universities in Morocco, and good consulting references with national and international organizations in the fields of agricultural economics and rural development. His specific expertise covers the analysis of agricultural and rural development policies and the processes of technical and institutional change in agriculture.
Amy Niang is an associate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. She holds a doctorate in political science (University of Edinburgh, 2011) and has taught political science and international relations in South Africa, Brazil and Great Britain. She has also been Visiting Professor / Fellow at the Universities of Princeton, Michigan, Halle-Wittenberg and Sao Paulo among others. Favoring a constant dialogue between political science and other social sciences, her work focuses on the state and sovereignty, international order and the sociology of international relations. She is the author of The Postcolonial African State in Transition. Stateness and Modes of Sovereignty (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018). Her publications have appeared in various journals such as International Relations, Alternatives, African Studies, and Politics. She is a member of the editorial board of several journals including Millennium, Journal of International Studies, African Affairs, Security Dialogue, The Feminist Journal of International Politics, Canadian Journal of African Studies, and International Politics. Her teachings are devoted to theories of international relations, African international relations, comparative politics and security issues.
Clotilde Nouët is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. Former student of the École normale supérieure in Paris, Clotilde Nouët was a postdoctoral researcher in political and social philosophy at the University of Lyon 3. Her work focuses on the thought of Habermas, the Frankfurt school and classical and contemporary German political theory. She has published in particular "Public space and real democracy”. Dialectic of idea and ideology "(in Dialogues avec Habermas, dir. I. Aubert and J.-F. Kervégan, CNRS Éditions, 2018) as well as" The cultural dynamics of social forms of life. The materialism of Max Horkheimer ”(Multitudes, 2018/2 n ° 71).
Nicolas Porot is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is a philosopher specialized in cognitive science. A significant part of his work focuses on the structure of thought and its interface with cognitive processes.
Prior to joining UM6P, he was a postdoctoral researcher in Bence Nanay's research group at the Center for Philosophical Psychology in Antwerp. He earned a doctorate from the Philosophy Program at CUNY Graduate Center, where he spent time as a visiting student at Yale University and the Jean Nicod Institute. He holds a research master's degree in cognitive science (EHESS-ENS-Paris V) and a B.A. in philosophy (UCLA).
Rodney Smith is a Distinguished Professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
In 1992 he obtained his PhD in agricultural and natural resource economics. Professor of applied economics at the University of Minnesota for more than 20 years, his main areas of research focus on the links between economic growth, development and management of natural resources, macroeconomic issues related to the management of natural resources. water, AIDS and economic growth, policy making in the presence of asymmetric information, with emphasis on environmental and natural resource policies, economics of water management surface and underground and applied production economics. His main courses are: intermediate macroeconomics, macroeconomics and growth (M.S.), production economics (Ph.D.), applied game theory and mechanism design.
Between 2013 and 2016, he was appointed Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota.
He is currently on a sabbatical from the University of Minnesota.
Emmanuel Trouche is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He is professor in psychology and cognitive sciences. He uses methods of experimental psychology for a better understanding of the cognitive mechanisms linked to reasoning, individual and collective decision-making and learning methods.
After initial training in mathematics and statistics, he obtained a master's degree in cognitive science from the Cogmaster (ENS / EHESS / Paris 5) then a doctorate in psychology focusing on over-confidence, reasoning and argumentation. He then served as a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University for two years. In the laboratory headed by Professor Frank Keil, he worked on the teaching of science and technology in primary schools in France. He also assisted Professor Emmanuel Sander during the launch of a national project reorganizing the mathematics program at the CP level from research in cognitive sciences and didactics (ACE-Arithmécole).
He also participated in a project entitled “Education to the Critical Spirit” within the Jean Nicod Institute and trained many teachers and future teachers in the psychology of learning within the INSPE of the Academy of Versailles. .
Emmanuel Selorm Tsyawo is an assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He received his doctorate in economics from Temple University in May 2020. His research interests are microeconometrics and empirical industrial organization. His teaching interests include econometrics and (applied) microeconomics.
Scott Viallet-Thévenin is assistant professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. He is a sociologist, graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, Sciences Po and the Paris School of Economics. He did his thesis at the center for sociology of organizations at Sciences Po and at CREST, a research center at INSEE. He then worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for European Studies at Sciences Po and then at the University of Toulouse. He has also been a visiting scholar at the CJB (Rabat, CNRS), the University of Bergen (Norway) and the Instituto de estudios sociales avanzados (Cordoba, CSIC). His research focuses in borders and relations between the State and large firms, with a focus in the leaders of these two spaces, their careers and representations and the organizational dynamics that cross them. His work thus stands at the intersection of three subfields of sociology: historical sociology, sociology of the state, and economic and organizational sociology. He approached these three sub-fields through three main research projects, individual and collective. A first project, in the extension of the thesis, is interested in the relations between public enterprises and the State since 1945. A second project concerns the organization of the administration in France, through the social structure of the upper level. civil service on the one hand, and organizational changes in central administrations on the other. A final project concerns the leaders of the French colonial empire, their movements and careers, from 1830 to 1962.
Hayat Zouiten is an assistant professor at University Mohammed VI Polytechnique. She is a professor of mathematics and computer science. Before joining UM6P, she worked for the Faculty of Legal, Economic and Social Sciences - Ain Sebaâ of Hassan II University in Casablanca where she was responsible for teaching various courses. H. Zouiten holds a doctorate in applied mathematics in 2018 from Moulay Ismail University in Meknes. She has published 9 research articles in international journals. During her doctoral years, she was invited for several research stays at the University of Aveiro, Portugal. She has also presented her research at numerous international conferences. Her research activities with UM6P are focused on risk and time modeling for individual decision making and in organizations.
Yahya Badraoui is a research engineer in cognitive sciences within the Faculty of Governance, Economic and Social Sciences.
He is part of the research project "Learning reading and mathematics in the Moroccan primary school", and is particularly interested in the motivational aspects of learning. He is also in charge of the technical and computer aspects of experimental studies in psychology, in particular by designing the graphical interfaces intended for the collection of data and by participating in their analysis.
In 2016, he graduated as a State Engineer in Industrial Engineering from the Mohammadia School of Engineers. His initial interest in marketing and consumer behavior led him to cognitive science, and he now uses his skills in the service of education and learning methods among students. He joined the first class of MAHIR Center, for a ten-month program at UM6P, before joining FGSES in December 2020.
Holder of a Master in Comparative Analysis of Mediterranean Societies (COSM) from the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and the University of Turin, Oussama SOUHAIL currently holds the position of research engineer at the African Center for Behavioral Sociology (ACBS) at the Faculty of Governance,Economic and Social Sciences, UM6P. He holds a Bachelor in Political Science from FGSES, where he spent an exchange semester at Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary. He is interested in the challenges of territorial development in Morocco
Emmanuel Kemel is an affiliate professor at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University.
He studied economics and cognitive sciences. He worked as an expert for the Ministry of Sustainable Development and wrote a thesis in economics at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
Since 2015, he has worked at GREGHEC as a researcher at the CNRS and is an affiliate professor at HEC.
His work focuses on the observation and analysis of attitudes towards time and uncertainty. He is particularly specialized in the construction and econometric analysis of behavioral experiments. The empirical and methodological results of his work apply to management and microeconomics, but also to the evaluation of public policies.
He has published several articles in leading journals in decision science and transport economics. His courses focus on behavioral economics and decision theory.
Holder of a Phd in economics in the Modeling applied to economics and management laboratory of the Faculty of Economic and Social Legal Sciences, Hassan II University of Casablanca. Safia Fekkaklouhail's work focuses on the impact assessment of public policies with a particular emphasis on retirement policy in Morocco.
To date, she is carrying out a study on sociability, access to employment and forms of integration in Morocco: the case of Ben Guerir and the region of Marrakech.
Alice Lavabre has been a postdoctoral fellow in sociology at Mohammed VI University since the start of the 2020 academic year. Holder of a multidisciplinary master's degree in social sciences (the master's "Practice of interdisciplinarity - History, sociology, anthropology" co-accredited by the School des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales and the Ecole Normale Supérieure, obtained in 2011), she defended a thesis in sociology at the EHESS on the participation of voluntary associations in the policies of employment in France (2020). She taught, as a doctoral student in sociology, at the University of Paris-Est Créteil, then as a professor of economics and social sciences in high school. She is currently working within the framework of the SOCMAROC program on access to employment in Morocco, from a socio-historical and sociological perspective
Alaà Ghandour is a Phd student in cognitive science at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Grenoble Alpes University. She obtained her master's degree in speech therapy in 2017 from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. her research focuses on learning to read and transcribe in Arabic.
Her thesis project (co-directed by Dominique Guillo and Sylviane Valdois) aims to assess the effect of different types of cognitive training (morphological, phonological and visual) on the performance and difficulties of children learning to read in Morocco.