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
  • Room 231
  • Campus Box 90414
  • Phone: (919) 660-4356
  • Fax: (919) 681-7871
  • Office Hours: Mon. & Wed. 3:30-5pm, or by appointment Tues. & Thur.
  • Homepage
  • 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

      • 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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  • Teaching

    • ARABIC 101.001
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 142
      • MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
    • ARABIC 101.002
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 142
      • MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
    • ARABIC 101.003
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Trent 039A
      • MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
    • ARABIC 101.01D
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Allen 306
      • 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
      • Soc/Psych 128
      • TuTh 11:45 AM-12:35 PM
    • AMES 219S.01
      • CIVIL SOCIETY AND CIVIC ENGAGE
      • Trent 142
      • Th 01:40 PM-04:10 PM
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