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
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      • Duke Islamic Studies Center & Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations (UNC-Chapel Hill),
      • (2016)
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      • [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
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      • Duke University,
      • (2016)
      • .
      • [web]
      • "Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa."
      • Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa.
      • Ed. Lo, M; Haron, M.
      • Springer,
      • 2016.
      • (translated by Lo, M)
      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 ...

      • M Lo.
      • "Islam and the idea of the “African university”: An analytical framework."
      • Muslim Institutions of Higher Education in Postcolonial Africa.
      • Springer,
      • 2016.
      • 13-39.
      • [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 ...

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