Dr. Ousmane Bakary Bâ is originally from Senegal. He is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work at the University of Moncton (New-Brunswick). He is also Affiliate Professor at the Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg). His areas of specialization are:Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Globalization and Ethnic Genocides, Immigrants, Refugees, Trauma and War Affected Peoples, Anti-oppressive, Anti-racist, Anti-colonialist perspectives and African Studies. He has been conducting ethnographic research in diverse areas of interdisciplinary studies. Among other books, book chapters and articles that he has published, he is also the author of the following: “Culture and Trauma among War Affected African Refugee Communities: Impacts on the social integration issues of their Youth involvement in Gangs”( In press with Quebec University Press, appearance in Spring 2011); “The Critique of Evolutionary Theories of “Races” and Racism: The Status of Black and Indigenous Peoples in the Theories of Evolution”( January, 2011, Quebec University Press); The Critical Anthropology of Miscegenation in the Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts ( 2009, Muhoka Editions Ottawa-Brussels) ;“Exile et culture: Ethnic Genocide, Fractures, Cultural Bereavement and Identity Reconstruction (Mai 2009, Laval University Press).