Dr. Pap Ndiaye

Pap Ndiaye
Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)

Pap Ndiaye is a French historian, specializing in North America. He holds a doctorate from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) where he was a lecturer before being elected in 2012 as Professor at the Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) . He is a member of the Center for North American Studies and of the editorial board of the journal, History, as a specialist on the United States. From 1991 to 1996 , he studied in the United States to prepare his history thesis on the petrochemical company, DuPont .

On his return to France, he was appointed lecturer at the EHESS where his work now focuses on the Negro question, the discourse and practice of racial discrimination in France and America. He is a pioneer of the "Black Studies" in French. He met Patrick Lozès, future boss of the Representative Council of Black Associations of France (Cran), and together they founded the Circle of Action for the Promotion of the Diversity in France (CAPDIV) .

His publications include: Nylon and Bombs , DuPont and the March of Modern America , Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007; American Democracy in the Twentieth Century Towards Work with Jean Heffer and François Weil, Belin, Paris, 2000 , 319 p.; The Black Condition, Paris, Calmann- Lévy, 2008, 440 p. (and Folio Gallimard 2009) and Black Americans: Running for Equality, Study (Paperback) 2009,130p.

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