Alexandre Turgeon is currently a lecturer at the Département des sciences historiques at Université Laval. Specialist in memory-related political issues, his current research is focusing on the links between history, collective memory, and social media. He was a FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Ottawa, Killam Visiting Professor of Canadian Studies at Bridgewater State University (2017), Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Québec Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh (2018), and a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Université de Montréal. He has published widely on political cartoons, myths, collective memory, commemoration, and social media.