Dr. Sulayman S. Nyang is a professor and former chairman of the African Studies Department at Howard University. He joined the faculty shortly after obtaining his PhD in Government in 1974 from the University of Virginia. At Howard University, he has been responsible for designing, developing and teaching courses on various topics in African and Diaspora Studies, focusing on Islam, politics and philosophy. Throughout his career, he has published numerous works on Islamic thought, African Islam, African American Islam, and has published 11 books and more than 70 articles and monographs.
Sulayman S. Nyang