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Research Interests for Mbaye Lo

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.

Keywords:
Authority, Cyberspace, Islam, Middle East
Areas of Interest:

the sociology of Islam, Islamic militancy & theories of civil society, the development of Arabic language

Recent 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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