Professor, Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences of

Tunis(FST), University of Tunis El Manar

Speciality: Micropalaeontology (Palaeogene Foraminifera

deposits in Tunisia).

Training and Qualifications:

1997 University Habilitation, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis; 1981 PhD, Trainings in various French laboratories: micropaleontology of Paris VI, Paleontology of Lyon (Villeurbanne) and oceanography at Bordeaux I (Talence), Micropaleontology Switzerland (Zurich) and Italy (University of Parma), 1975 the Diploma in Advanced Studies (DEA) of the University of Paris VI (micropaleontology laboratory ), 1972, Master es-Sciences (Geology Option) from the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis; 1969 Bachelor of Science (School: rue de Russie Tunis).


Research Activities

Topics of research: micropaleontology, Biostratigraphy, Palaeoenvironments, and the Palaeogeography. Publications in national journals (Services Geological notes, Tunisia and Tunisian Exploration Conference (ETAP)) and International such as: Marine Geology, 1984, No. 55, p. 195-217, 3 fig., 2 pl .- Paleobiology, 1988, Vol spec, No. 2, p. 487-495, 3 fig., 2 pl .- Bulletin of Geological Sciences (Strasbourg) in 1994, 47, 1-4, p. 27-49, 6 fig., 2 pl. - Elf Aquitaine edition, Pau, 563-583, 4 pl., 4 fig. - Journal of Micropaleontology, 2000, vol. 43, No. 1, March-June 2000, p. 3-16. - C. R. Geoscience 338 (2006), p. 41-49. - Notes and Mem. Serv.géol. Morocco., 2007, No. 516, 15-22. - In 3rd North African / Mediterranean Petroleum & Geosciences Conference and Exhibition.Tripoli, Libya, 26 to 28 February 2007. - Estudios Geológicos, 2008, vol. 64, No. 1. - CRAS-Geoscience in 2009, vol 341, issue 1, p. 49-62. - Journal of African Earth Sciences 57(2010) 109-126-Quaternaire, 21, (2), 2010, p. 181-194- Revue de micropaléontologie 56 (2013) 27–42-Revue de micropaléontologie 2013- Arab J Geosci DOI 10.1007/s12517-012-0816-y- GeodinamicaActa Janvier 2014, 1-28. Co-author in the development of palaeogeographic maps of Ypresian, Lutetian and Rupelian published in Peri-Tethys Atlas Palaeogeographical maps. J. Dercourt, M. Gaetani, B. Vrielynck, E. Barrier, B. Biju-Duval, Mr. F. Brunet, JP Cadet, S. Crasquin & M. Sandulescu (eds). Explanatory Notes S. Crasquin Coord. Paris 2000.
Participation in numerous scientific events (with 22 papers) and contributions to many research programmes established between the University of Tunis El Manar and other Tunisian, Moroccan, and French universities.


Scientific qualifications and positions


1975: Assistant, 1982: Senior Assistant, 2001: Senior Lecturer, 2006: Professor, all of which are held at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis., University El Manar

Educational Activities

 Lecturing: Stratigraphy, Palaeontology, Palaeogeography, applied biostratigraphy. Fieldtrip-responsible for engineers in Geosciences. Supervision students at various levels: PhDs, Masters and Final year.


-President of Tunisian Association of Women Geoscientists (Tu-AWG)

- Assistant Secretary General in the Association of African Women Geoscientists (AAWG)
- Membership in the draftsman Review: Notes Geological Survey of Tunisia.
- Member of the Tunisian Association "Women and Science"
- Membership in the Alumni Association of School Street Russia (Tunis)

 - Membership in the association « Association de Promotion du Tourisme Alternatif en

Tunisie » 

Work: Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis. Campus Universitaire, 2092 Manar II.
Personal: 14, Rue Achtart North Hilton, 1002 Tunis. Tunisia
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