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Zheyuan Deng

Ph.D. student, 2018

Areas of Specialization: Islam in Africa


Deng earned his B.A. in history and Arabic (2015) and M.A. in African history (2018) from Peking University, China. His M. A. thesis focused on the history of collecting and studying of the Arabic manuscripts in Northern Nigeria. His current research interests include Yoruba Muslim students, religious encounters in Southwest Nigeria.