Membre chercheur / Research member
Anik Meunier completed a PhD (jointly supervised) in the field of education at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) and in mass communication and information sciences (museums) at the University of Avignon et des pays de Vaucluse in France. Her doctoral thesis won the prize for best dissertation completed under joint supervision (Ministry of External Relations of Quebec and Consulate of France in Quebec). She kept researching with a postdoctoral fellowship at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, where she also worked as a visiting professor. Since 2005, she has been a Professor at the Department of Education and at the post-graduate studies program in museum studies at UQAM.
For the past few years, she has developed expertise in museology and more specifically in museum education and transposition of scientific contents into thematic exhibitions, combining theory and practice within the Quebec museums network and at the international level (Europe, Latin America and Asia). A subsequent number of scientific publications and papers reflect her expertise. Dr. Meunier regularly contributes to the organization of scientific conferences (seminars, symposia) where exchanges about museology research takes a central place. She also participates in various research projects funded by research institutions in Canada and Quebec. In 2009, she took the scientific direction of the Research Group on Museum Education – www.grem.uqam.ca