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Zheyuan Deng

Ph.D. student, 2018

Areas of Specialization: Islam in Africa, African traditional religions, history writing, and issues concerning migration, ethnicity, and identity

Email:dengzheyuan@ufl.edu

Deng earned his B.A. in history and Arabic in 2015 from Peking University, China, and his M.A. in African history from the same university in 2018.  His Master’s thesis focused on the collection, translation, and research of the Arabic manuscripts in the Hausaland. He is interested in Islam in Africa, African traditional religions, history writing, and issues concerning migration, ethnicity, and identity.