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Associate Professor
Arts & Sciences
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107
Specialty:rural sociology, Third world political economy
Biography:Diouf specializes in rural sociology, social change and development in the Third World, and the political economy of Third World social formations. He has previously worked for UNESCO's Social Science Research Department in Senegal. Some of his recent publications include: "A New Dimension in the Legitimation Crisis in Senegal: Exacerbation of the Contradictions between State and Civil Society," in Rhukhsana A. Siddiqui (ed.), Challenges to Democracy and Development: Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1990s (Greenwood-Praeger, 1997); "Teaching the Conflicts: Race and Ethnic Relations," in Ball, Berkowitz, and Mzamane (eds.), Multicultural Education: A Transdisciplinary Approach ; and "La Construction d'une Nouvelle Gauche en Debat," in SUD Journal, November 1998, and "L'Actualite du Socialisme" in SUD Journal. Diouf earned his master's degree at the University of Paris and his doctorate at the University of Missouri.