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.
  • 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

      • M.B. Lo.
      • "The Rise of the Islamic State and How to Reverse It."
      • Small Wars Journal
      • (November 7, 2014)
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      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Militant Islam and the End of Time."
      • قناة العربية Al Arabiya
      • (August 10, 2014)
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      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Egypt and the elusiveness of shar’iyyah."
      • The Immanent Frame
      • (April 23, 2014)
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      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Beyond duality, for plurality."
      • The Immanent Frame
      • (2014)
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      • [web]
      • M.B. Lo.
      • "Religion and Religious Teachings in Al-Qaeda."
      • Religion and Terrorism.
      • Ed. Veronica Ward and Richard Sherlock.
      • Lexington Books,
      • December 19, 2013.
      • 171-201.
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  • Teaching

    • ARABIC 102.001
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Bivins 109
      • MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
    • ARABIC 102.002
      • ELEMENTARY ARABIC
      • Bivins 109
      • MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
    • AMES 220S.01
      • AL-QAEDA'S TERRORISM
      • Physics 299
      • Th 01:40 PM-04:10 PM
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