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Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice and International Comparative Studies

Mbaye Lo

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.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  2204 Erwin Road Room 231, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-4356
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.mbayelo.com

Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • ARABIC 101.001, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    Trent 039A, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • ARABIC 101.002, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    Trent 039A, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • AMES 220S.01, FROM AL-QAEDA TO ISIS Synopsis
    Trent 142, Th 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • ARABIC 102.002, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    Trent 142, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • ARABIC 102.003, ELEMENTARY ARABIC Synopsis
    Trent 035, MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • AMES 720.01, MIDDLE EAST PRACTICUM Synopsis
    Perkins 079, Tu 01:40 PM-04:10 PM
Office Hours:

Monday & Wednesday 2-5 pm
Education:

Ph.D.Cleveland State University2006
M.A.Cleveland State University1999
MA/ ArabicKhartoum International Institute for Arabic Language.1995
ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview tester
Full certification in Arabic
ABDInternational University of Africa, Khartoum
MA/ HistoryCleveland State University
BA/ Arabic Lang. & LiteratureInternational University of Africa, Khartoum
Specialties:

Arabic
Research Interests:

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

Keywords:

Authority • Cyberspace • Islam • Middle East

Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Lo, M, Political Islam, Justice and Governance (November, 2018), pp. 386 pages, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 3319963279  [abs]
  2. Lo, M, The Last Scholar: Cheikh Moussa Kamara and the Condemnation of Jihad by the Sword, ISLAMiCommentary (April, 2016), Duke Islamic Studies Center & Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations (UNC-Chapel Hill) [available here]
  3. Lo, M, Muslim University Models in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunitie (April, 2016)
  4. The Rise of the Islamic State and How to Reverse it, in Global Radical Islamist Insurgency: Al Qaeda and Islamic State Networks Focus: A Small Wars Journal Anthology (February, 2016), ISBN 1491788046  [abs]
  5. Lo, M, The West’s Freedom Problem and the Roots of Islamic Militancy, IslamiCommentary (February, 2016), Duke University [available here]

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