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Mohamed Sesay

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Department of Social Science

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, African (AFST) Studies Program

Office: 775 Ross Building South
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 20510
Email: msesay19@yorku.ca

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Mohamed Sesay is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the African Studies Program in the Department of Social Science at York University. He is also a UKRI GCRF Visiting Fellow at the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security. Specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics, his research and teaching interests are in development, transitional justice, international criminal justice, rule of law, customary justice, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. He is co-investigator for a UKRI GCRF project titled Land Policy, Gender Justice, and Dual Legal Systems. Mohamed Sesay is the author of Domination through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in Postcolonial Africa. His works have also been published in several peer reviewed journals including International Studies Perspectives, Cooperation & Conflict, African Affairs, and European Journal of International Security, and Third World Quarterly.

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Degrees

Ph.D, McGill University
MA, University of Alberta
MPhil., University of Sierra Leone

Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2480 6.0 B Introduction to African Studies REMT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC3660 6.0 A Crime and Development SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2480 6.0 B Introduction to African Studies REMT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC3660 6.0 A Crime and Development SEMR


Mohamed Sesay is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the African Studies Program in the Department of Social Science at York University. He is also a UKRI GCRF Visiting Fellow at the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security. Specializing in International Relations and Comparative Politics, his research and teaching interests are in development, transitional justice, international criminal justice, rule of law, customary justice, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. He is co-investigator for a UKRI GCRF project titled Land Policy, Gender Justice, and Dual Legal Systems. Mohamed Sesay is the author of Domination through Law: The Internationalization of Legal Norms in Postcolonial Africa. His works have also been published in several peer reviewed journals including International Studies Perspectives, Cooperation & Conflict, African Affairs, and European Journal of International Security, and Third World Quarterly.

Degrees

Ph.D, McGill University
MA, University of Alberta
MPhil., University of Sierra Leone


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2480 6.0 B Introduction to African Studies REMT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC3660 6.0 A Crime and Development SEMR


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC2480 6.0 B Introduction to African Studies REMT
Fall/Winter 2021 AP/SOSC3660 6.0 A Crime and Development SEMR