Ricardo Laremont

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      Ryan Yarosh
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Professor of Political Science
    • Organization:Binghamton University, SUNY
    • Area of Expertise:Political Islam, Islamic Law
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Political Islam, Islamic Law
      Summary of expertise:
      Larémont is a Carnegie Corporation Scholar on Islam, and a leading expert on political Islam, Islamic law, conflict resolution, democratization, and civil/military relations. His work focuses on North Africa and the Sahel.
      Blog/Web site: https://www.binghamton.edu/sociology/people/ricardo.html
      Books/articles published:
      Larémont has written widely and his principal books include: Revolution, Revolt, and Reform in North Africa (Routledge: 2013); Al-rabia al-arabi: al-intifada w'al islah w'al-thawra (with Youssef Sawani) \(Al-Maaref, 2013); Islamic Law and Politics in Northern Nigeria (Africa World Press: 2011); Borders, Nationalism, and the African State (Lynne Rienner: 2005); The Causes of War and the Consequences of Peacekeeping in Africa (Heinemann: 2002); and, Islam and the Politics of Resistance in Algeria, 1783-1992 (Africa World Press: 2000).
      Prior media experience:
      Larémont has been interviewed by publications such as CNN and C-Span, where he has discussed the Boko Haram situation and how it received less attention from the media than the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris due to Nigeria's remote location and the inherent danger in working there.
      Educational background:
      Ph.D, Political Science, Yale
      J.D., New York University

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