Hady BA is Fulbright Scholar from Senegal. He is at UConn to write a book about the Epistemology of the Global South.
An Associate Professor of Philosophy at Cheikh Anta Diop University, he has been a visiting Research Fellow at the University of Turin in 2016 and an invited Professor at The École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris in 2019.
Trained in Dakar as a philosopher Dr. Ba holds a PhD in Cognitive Science from The Jean Nicod Institute in Paris. Before coming back to Dakar, Hady Ba has worked on the development of Natural Language Processing tools that uses open source resources like the web to detect and anticipate security threats. At Cheikh Anta Diop University, Dr. Ba teaches logic, epistemology, philosophy of science and cognitive science and has written papers in epistemology, computer science and cognitive science.