Oumar Ba

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Author: Oumar Ba

Oumar Ba is an assistant professor of political science at Morehouse College, in Atlanta. His research focuses primarily on the global governance of atrocity crimes and Africa’s contributions to and contestations of the international legal order. His book States of Justice: The Politics of the International Criminal Court (Cambridge, 2020) posits a dynamic process through which states — especially those presumed to be weaker in the international system — use the ICC as leverage in their domestic conflicts and to empower themselves in the pursuit of their political and security interests. His current projects include a history of global justice as a racialized hierarchy of humanness.

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