Felwine Sarr

Felwine Sarr is a philosopher, economist, and musician. He holds the Anne-Marie Bryan Chair in French and Francophone Studies at Duke University, and is the author of Afrotopia (University of Minnesota Press, 2019). Sarr previously taught at the University of Gaston-Berger in Saint Louis, Senegal, where he was also dean of its Economics and Management department. His research focuses on economic policies, the development economy, econometrics, epistemology, and the history of religious ideas. He cofounded the Laboratory for the Analysis of Societies and Powers/Africa-Diasporas (LASPAD) in Saint Louis, as well as the publishing company Jimsaan in Dakar.