Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Headshot of Souleymane Bachir Diagne.Souleymane Bachir Diagne is a Professor of French and Romance Philology; Director of the Institute of African Studies; Department of French and Romance Philology at Columbia University. He received his academic training in France. An alumnus of the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, he took his Ph.D (Doctorat d’État) in philosophy at the Sorbonne (1988) where he also took his BA (1977). His field of research includes Boolean algebra of logic, history of philosophy, Islamic philosophy, African philosophy and literature.