Babacar Faye, PhD

Babacar comes to SIT with a strong background in international education and teaching experience in Senegal, France, and the United States. He recently completed his Ph.D at the University Cheikh Anta Diop, after completing two master’s degrees at Bowling Green State University and the University of Lille in France. As a past recipient of the Fulbright and the Erasmus Mundi grants, Babacar studied and conducted research at the University of Babes-Bolyai in Romania and the National Autonomous University in Mexico. His research focuses on new social movements in the post-industrial West and the Decolonial African context with a strong focus on the role of social media and hip-hop as medium to effectuate political change globally.  He also has a strong academic background in intercultural mediation and conflict resolution. Babacar’s research has been published by the Transylvanian Review and The University Press of Pau. 


Education

  • Ph.D, University Cheikh Anta Diop
  • MA, Bowling Green State University
  • MA, University of Lille in France
Babacar Faye, PhD

SIT Study Abroad

Interim Academic Director

Senegal: Hip-hop, African Diaspora and Decolonial Futures

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