Vincent Boutonnet has been a professor of social sciences and humanities didactics at the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) since May 2013. He is interested in the epistemological progression of future history teachers during internships (research funded by the FRQSC), but also in the practices of humanities and social sciences teachers as well as their use of resources such as textbooks, iconographic documents or digital documents. He conducts analyses of cultural products such as historical films and video games (research funded by SSHRC). He is a member of several funded teams working on agentivity and citizenship education (DiSEC group) as well as on the use of textbooks and digital technology in secondary school history and geography classes. He is an associate researcher at the Centre de Recherche Interuniversitaire sur la Formation et la Profession Enseignante (CRIFPE).