Ousseynou Sy earned a Master in English at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) in 2007 and another Master in Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin. He also worked for five years as a Teaching Assistant in the English Department at UT Austin teaching American and World literature. He is a Ph.D in American literature from Gaston Berger University in Saint-Louis in Senegal. His research interests are African American literature and Post-colonial African literature, and international development and relations. He teaches English and Public Policy in Sahel University Dakar. His publications appeared in the Ethnic Third World Journal (E3W Review of Books) and in the following newspapers: Le Soleil, Le Quotidien, and Senego.com.