Mbaye Lo
  • Mbaye Lo

  • Assistant Professor of the Practice
  • 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.
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  • Overview

    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.
  • 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

      • Ph.D.,
      • Cleveland State University,
      • 2006
      • M.A.,
      • Cleveland State University,
      • 1999
      • 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
      • 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

      • with
      • Mbaye Lo, Muhammed Haron.
      • Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa.
      • Palgrave Macmillan,
      • November 5, 2015.
      • [web]
      Publication Description

      Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa seeks to enrich the public debate on Muslim education in Africa by offering new insight into the evolving encounter between the diversity of local Islamic knowledge and the politics of transnational trends of Muslim education. Contributors include scholars in the field of Islamic education and administrators in Muslim institutions. Using theoretical studies, case studies of these institutions, and analyzing issues of intellectual viability and graduate visibility in these institutions this volume will serve students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds.

      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Remembering the Arab Spring: Perspectives and Reflections."
      • Cairo's Siyasa Dualiyyah
      • 199
      • (February 12, 2015)
      • .
      • [web]
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "The Rise of the Islamic State and How to Reverse It."
      • Small Wars Journal
      • (November 7, 2014)
      • .
      • [web]
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Militant Islam and the End of Time."
      • قناة العربية Al Arabiya
      • (August 10, 2014)
      • .
      • [web]
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Beyond duality, for plurality."
      • The Immanent Frame
      • (July, 2014)
      • .
      • [web]
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