Dr. Charles Simon-Aaron earned his Bachelors and Ph.D. degrees from York University and his Master’s degree at McMaster University. He specializes in the social-historical and political study of ideas; the social and political motives for their creation; the social agents of their creation; the social and political outcomes pursued with their creation and their social distribution.

He is the author of two books:

  • The Atlantic Slave Trade : Empire, Enlightenment, and Cult of the Unthinking Negro [ 2008] 
  • Three African Social Theorists on Class Struggle, Political Liberation and Indigenous Culture : Cheikh Anta Diop, Amilcar Cabral, Kwame Nkrumah[2015].

A gifted public speaker and experienced lecturer, Dr. Simon-Aaron has a developed talent for putting social and political problems into critical perspective. An independent scholar, he is of Guyanese heritage; grew up in Bristol, England and is now a Canadian citizen.

Dr. Charles Simon-Aaron will be a guest panellist at the next Barbershop Talk Series Recognizing The Harms Of Normalizing The Absent Black Father