Dr. Jean-Jacques Ngor Sène is an Associate Professor of Africology, African History, World History, and Cultural Studies at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In his native Senegal (Economic Community of West African States), he spearheaded several community development initiatives in the late 1980s. Sène has lived and worked in 4 continents. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the European Center for the Study of Extremism (England) and the Coordinator of the Spirituality and Religion Pool of the Bandung Spirit Network (Indonesia). In 2017, he obtained an African Diaspora Fellowship Grant (Carnegie Corporation of New York) to set up a Conflict Resolution Program at Sol Plaatje University in South Africa. His book most connected with his life goals is L’Idéal panafricain contemporain: fondements historiques et perspectives futures [The Pan-African Ideal: Historical Foundations and Perspectives for the Future] CODESRIA (spring 2017). He teaches online in the Master’s of African History at the University of The Gambia, West Africa; and, as such, considers himself, earnestly, an activist in the pervasive struggles to bridge “The Digital Divide.” Married to a female compatriot, they are raising two young women in the veneration of internationalism.
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