Mbaye B. Lo
  • Mbaye B. Lo

  • Assistant Professor of the Practice and 2008-2009 Recipient of the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award
  • Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
  • 231 Franklin Center
  • Campus Box 90414
  • Phone: (919) 660-4356
  • Fax: (919) 681-7871
  • Office Hours: MW 3.30 - 5, pm. TTH by appointment.
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  • Specialties

    • Arabic
  • Research Description

    Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), oral proficiency-based language teaching and testing. Areas of research include the sociology of Islam, Islamic militancy & theories of civil society, the development of Arabic language and culture in Africa.
  • Areas of Interest

    the sociology of Islam, Islamic militancy & theories of civil society, the development of Arabic language
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • The Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, CSU,
      • 2006
      • ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview tester,
      • Full certification in Arabic,
      • MA/ Arabic,
      • Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language.
      • ABD,
      • Center for Research & African Studies,
      • International University of Africa, Khartoum
      • MA/ History,
      • Cleveland State University
      • BA/ Arabic Lang. & Literature,
      • International University of Africa, Khartoum
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • DukeEngage Program Director Award,
      • DukeEngage,
      • November, 2011
      • Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award,
      • Duke University,
      • April 2009
  • Recent Publications

      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Religion and Religious Teachings in Al-Qaeda."
      • Religion and Terrorism.
      • Ed. Veronica Ward and Richard Sherlock.
      • Lexington Books,
      • 2014.
      • 171-201.
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Mandela’s Dilemma: Western Politics, Native’s Ethics."
      • Al Arabiya
      • (December, 2013)
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      • [web]
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Challenging Authority in Cyberspace: Evaluating Al Jazeera Arabic Writers."
      • Journal of Religion and Popular Culture
      • 21
      • .3
      • (December, 2013)
      • :
      • 388-402.
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Morsi, the Last Muslim Caliph of Egypt."
      • Mondoweiss.net,
      • (July 28, 2013)
      • .
      • [web]
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "The Arab Revolution in World Revolutions."
      • Al Arabiyya
      • (April, 2013)
      • .
      • [web]
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