Mbaye Lo
  • Mbaye Lo

  • Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
  • 2204 Erwin Road Room 231, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
  • Campus Box 90414
  • Phone: (919) 660-4356
  • Fax: (919) 681-7871
  • Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 3:30-5pm, or by appointment Tues. & Thur.
  • Homepage
  • Overview

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

    • Arabic
  • Areas of Interest

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

      • Ph.D.,
      • Cleveland State University,
      • 2006
      • M.A.,
      • Cleveland State University,
      • 1999
      • MA/ Arabic,
      • Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language.,
      • 1995
      • ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview tester,
      • Full certification in Arabic,
      • 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

      • Visiting Scholar,
      • Institut des Mondes Africains (IMAf), École des Hautes études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris, France,
      • 0 2016
      • DukeEngage Program Director Award,
      • DukeEngage,
      • November, 2011
      • Duke CIT Fellow For Spring 2010,
      • Center for Instructional Technology,
      • January, 2010
      • Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award,
      • Duke University,
      • April 2009
      • Board Memember,
      • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education,
      • January, 2009, 29
  • Recent Publications

      • M Lo.
      • "The Last Scholar: Cheikh Moussa Kamara and the Condemnation of Jihad by the Sword."
      • ISLAMiCommentary
      • .
      • Duke Islamic Studies Center & Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations (UNC-Chapel Hill),
      • (2016)
      • .
      • [web]
      • M Lo.
      • "Muslim University Models in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunitie."
      • 2016.
      • M Lo.
      • "The West’s Freedom Problem and the Roots of Islamic Militancy."
      • IslamiCommentary
      • .
      • Duke University,
      • (2016)
      • .
      • [web]
      • Lo, M; Haron, M.
      • "Introduction: Africa's Muslim Institutions of Higher Learning: Moving Forward."
      • Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa.
      • Ed. Lo, M; Haron, M.
      • Springer,
      • 2016.
      • 1-9.
      • (translated by Lo, M)
      • [web]
      Publication Description

      Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa examines the colonial discriminatory practices against Muslim education through control and dismissal and discusses the education reform movement of the post-colonial experience ...

      • AAA Ahmed and M Lo.
      • "The International University of Africa, Sudan: Its History, Mission, and Dissertations."
      • Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa.
      • 2016.
      • 211-220.
      • (translated by Lo, MB)
      • [web]
      Publication Description

      Translated from Arabic

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  • Teaching

    • ARABIC 101.001
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 038B
      • MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
    • ARABIC 101.002
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 038B
      • MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
    • ARABIC 101.003
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 142
      • MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
    • ARABIC 101.004
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 038B
      • MW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    • ARABIC 101.01D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • White 106
      • TuTh 08:30 AM-09:20 AM
    • ARABIC 101.02D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Allen 306
      • TuTh 10:05 AM-10:55 AM
    • ARABIC 101.03D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • White 106
      • TuTh 11:45 AM-12:35 PM
    • ARABIC 101.04D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • White 106
      • TuTh 01:25 PM-02:15 PM
    • ARABIC 101.05D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 035
      • TuTh 03:05 PM-03:55 PM
    • ARABIC 101.06D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 038B
      • TuTh 04:40 PM-05:30 PM
    • ARABIC 203.01D
      • INTERMEDIATE ARABIC
      • White 106
      • F 10:20 AM-11:10 AM
    • ARABIC 203.02D
      • INTERMEDIATE ARABIC
      • White 106
      • F 11:45 AM-12:35 PM
    • ARABIC 203.04D
      • INTERMEDIATE ARABIC
      • Languages 207
      • F 08:30 AM-09:20 AM
    • AMES 220S.01
      • FROM AL-QAEDA TO ISIS
      • Trent 039A
      • Th 01:40 PM-04:10 PM
    • ARABIC 789.01
      • CLASSICAL ARABIC
      • Trent 142
      • Tu 03:20 PM-05:00 PM
    • ARABIC 789.01D
      • CLASSICAL ARABIC
      • Trent 124
      • F 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
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