Founder & President

The founder and President of Frantz Fanon University is Dr. Hussein A. Bulhan, a graduate of Harvared University, Boston University, and Wesleyan University. He is a Fanon scholar whose book, Frantz Fanon and the Psychology of Oppression (1985) is still widely read since its publication thirty years ago. He also published numerous articles and examples of the books whose cover pictures are shown in this page.

 

A former tenured Professor at Boston University and Boston University School of Medicine, he taught both graduate and undergraduate students, supervising over 30 doctoral dissertations. He also treated patients of different of races, cultures, and economic status; he initiated in 1995 the Peace Committee that kick-started mediation of the 1994-1997 armed conflict in Somaliland; he co-founded in 1998 and served until 2004 as the Executive Director of the Academy for Peace and Development in Somaliland.

 

From 2004 to the present, Dr. Bulhan treated as the Chief Clinician of Maandhaye Clinic numerous patients with diverse diagnoses. From 2008-2010, he  served as the President/Chancellor for the University of Hargeisa, saving it from collapse. He now serves as the President of Frantz Fanon University while continuing to treat patients suffering from psychological/psychiatric disorders.

 

He now teaches at Frantz Fanon University graduate students in psychiatry, public health, clinical psychology, and psychopharmacology in addition to teaching undergraduate courses in abnormal psychology and social psychology.