A Mauritanian academic, thinker and professor of philosophy and studies at the Mauritanian University of Nouakchott since 1989 and a visiting professor at several Arab and international universities. Walad Abah teaches modern philosophy, philosophy of ethics, politics, religion, philosophy of law, linguistics, Islamic philosophy, philosophy of communication and media sciences. Abah also serves as a coordinator of Arab-Islamic cultural and civilizational dialogue programs, an advisor to the Supreme Council for Communication, a human development expert accredited to the United Nations, and secretary-general of the Mauritanian Society for Philosophical Studies and a writer for a weekly intellectual column for Al Etihad newspaper in the UAE since 2009. He has published a book in addition to several scientific works in addition to dozens of researches and articles published in the Arab periodicals. Ould Abah holds a PhD. in Philosophy from the University of Tunisia.