Dougoukolo Alpha Oumar Ba-Konaré is a clinical psychologist. He teaches about Fula civilisation at the French INALCO.
He has been working on religious experiences, intercultural psychology, human rights and conflicts in the Sahel, and identity in the Fula nation.
Dougoukolo obtained his doctorate on "The functions of religious investment: study of a Malian Muslim population" from Paris Descartes University (France) in 2013. In 2017, he decided to complete a master’s degree in strategic studies and defense policies, in order to participate in integrated approaches to conflict resolution, and thus strengthen his professional relations with sectors of defense and diplomacy.