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Benjamin Soares

Benjamin Soares is a professor in theĀ Department of Religion.


Ph.D.Northwestern University

Research Interests:

Islam and Muslim societies, religion & politics, religion & media, religious encounters, Africa and the Diaspora

Countries / Regions of Expertise:

Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sudan, as well as among West African Muslims in Europe and Asia


Department of Religion
107 Anderson Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-7410