Salima Massoui

Salima Massoui, Université du Québec à Montréal

Dr. Salima Massoui is a postdoctoral fellow at the Université du Québec à Montréal at the School of Social Work. Her research focuses on survivors of attempted intimate partner homicide in Quebec among immigrant women. Through a qualitative analysis of their immigration trajectories, she seeks to identify the intersection of various situations of vulnerability leading to domestic homicide. Dr. Massoui is the author of Femmes victimes de violence conjugale au Maroc (2017), published by l'Harmattan publishing house in Paris. She received her PhD in sociology in 2016 from the Université Hassan II based in Casablanca. Her research interests include gender relationship, violence against women, domestic violence, domestic homicide, migration process, life story, Arab society, and Islamic religion and gender. She is also a member of the Quebec-based research group Trajetvi ( and of the Ontario-based Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations.