Mamadou Diouf
Leitner Family Professor of African Studies (Middle Eastern, Southern Asian and African Studies Department) and History (History Department) and Chair of the Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies Department, Columbia University in the City of New York

Mamadou Diouf is Leitner Family Professor of African Studies (Middle Eastern, Southern Asian and African Studies Department) and History (History Department) and Chair of the Middle Easter, South Asian and African Studies Department at Columbia University. He is a Visiting Professor at the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris (France). He previously served at the University of Michigan (2000-2007), the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegal. His more recent publications include the following edited book: The Arts of Citizenship in Africa. Spaces of Belonging (with R. Fredericks, 2015); Les arts de la citoyenneté au Sénégal. Espaces Contestés et Civilités Urbaines (with F. Fredericks, 2013); Tolerance, Democracy and the Sufis in Senegal, 2013); Rhythms of the Afro-Atlantic: Rituals and Remembrances, (with I. Nwankwo, 2010) and New Perspectives on Islam in Senegal: Conversion, Migration, Wealth, Power and Femininity (with Mara Leichtman, 2009).

Professor Diouf is a member of the Committee on Global Thought and of the Scientific Committee of the Volume XI of the UNESCO General History of Africa. He is also the president of the Scientific Committee of CODESRIA and a member of the International Scientific Committee of the Fondation de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH, Paris, France). He is a member of the editorial board of several professional journals including, the African Studies Review; Humanity; Social Dynamics and Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. He is also the chair of the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).