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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
September 26, 2017
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Lamine Diallo

Dr. Lamine Diallo

Associate Professor; Leadership Program; Program Coordinator; Founding member of Tshepo: Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Contact Information
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5723
Other Phone: 519.635.9229
Fax: 519.756.3716
Office Location: SC Johson - SCJ 305

Academic Background

- Ph.D., Sociology, Université du Québec à Montréal.

- M.A., Master’s in Management and Development of Co-operatives, University of Sherbrooke (Quebec).

- B.A. Law, Major in International Relations, Université de Reims, Reims (France).

- Certificate, Race Relations, National Coalition Building Institute, Washington, D.C.


Languages Spoken:

- English

- French

Research Interest:

My research interests include the role and impact of governance and leadership in the African continent. Recent research include emerging leadership academic programs with a focus on curricular design.



· Shizha, E. & Diallo, L., (Eds), “Africa in the Age of Globalisation: Perceptions, Misperceptions and Realities”, Ashgate (England), 2015.

Chapters in Books/Journals:

· Shizha, E. and Diallo, L., “Introduction”, in Africa in the Age of Globalisation, Shizha, E and Diallo, L. (eds), Ashgate (England), 2015, pp. 1-13

· Diallo, L., “Democracy and Governance in Africa: Lessons from Senegal”, in in Africa in the Age of Globalisation, Shizha, E and Diallo, L. (eds), Ashgate (England), 2015, pp. 49-64

· Diallo, L., and Lafreniere, G., “An Exploration of the Inextricable Link between Leadership and Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Conceptual and Historical Perspectives”, in Edward Shizha and Ali A. Abdi, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, Rewriting Development Discourses: Critical Propositions (New York), 2013

· Gerhardt, K. and L. Diallo, “Exploration of Leadership Undergraduate Curricula: A Practical and Critical Review” International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2012

· McLaren, P., McGowan, R., Gerhardt, K., Diallo, L., and Saeed, A., “Business without the Math: Competing Discourses and the Struggle to Develop an Undergraduate Leadership Program” Journal of Leadership Educators, 2012)

· Diallo, L., and Izarali, R., “Why Canada Needs a Focused Policy Towards Africa in the 21st Century”, Africa Review. 2(2), 2010

· Lafreniere, G., and Diallo, L., “In the Interest of Working with Survivors of War, Torture and Organized Violence: Lessons from a University/Community Research Collaboration in South-Western Ontario”, Canadian Issues: Immigrant Mental Health. 2010

· Diallo, L. et Lafreniere, G., ”Comment intervenir auprès des survivants de guerre, torture et violence organisée: compte-rendu d’un projet de recherche entre l’Université Wilfrid Laurier et le Centre de santé communautaire de Hamilton et Niagara”, Reflets, Revue Ontaroise d’intervention Sociale. 2007

· Lafreniere, G, Diallo, L, and Dubie, D., “Building Alliances Between Community and the Academy”, in K. Leeno (ed) Engaging Equity: Perspectives on Anti-Racist Education (Calgary: Detselig Publishers, 2005) pp 163-179

· Bélanger, J. M. and Diallo, L., ”Empowering Communities: Community Administration of a Government Project” in Delaney, Roger, Keith Browlee and Margaret Sellick (Editors), Social Work With Rural and Northern Communities (Centre for Northern Studies, Lakehead University, 1999) pp 81-104

Additional Information
Founding member: Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa