PhD, Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS), University of Bayreuth
05/2006 to 09/2008
M. Sc., Political Science, University of Khartoum
Postdoctoral Researcher, Volkswagen Foundation Cooperative Research Projects in Social Sciences in Sub-Saharan Africa
12/2014 to 09/2015
Research Fellow, Institute of Development Geography, University of Bonn, Bonn
01/2014 to 12/2014
Consultant, Dutch ORET Evaluation (development related export transactions) on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Erasmus University Rotterdam
(2014) Contradicting State Ideology in Sudan: Christian-Muslim Relations among the Internally Displaced Persons in Khartoum: Case of Mandela and Wad al-Bashīr Camps. In John A. Chesworth and Franz Kogelmann (Eds.), Sharīʿa in Africa Today: Reactions and Responses, Leiden: Brill, pp. 49 - 82.
(2013) Negotiating Change: Discourses, Politics and Practices of Serau Village Youth Center in Omdurman, Sudan. In Elke Grawert (Ed.), Forging Two Nations: Insights on Sudan and South Sudan, Addis Ababa: OSSREA, pp. 80 - 97.
(2012) Wasserversorgung im Umland von Khartum Serau als Fallbeispiel, Spektrum Universitaet Bayreuth: http://www.uni-bayreuth.de/presse/spektrum/spektrum-pdf/ausgabe_01_12.pdf
Awards and scholarships
DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Prize Award for Outstanding Achievement of a Foreign Student at the University of Bayreuth, (2011)
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Doctoral Studies Scholarship Award, April 2010 – September 2013.
Volkswagen Foundation Junior Scholar Research Grant in research project ‘Sharia Debates and its Perception by Christians and Muslims in selected African Countries’, May 2006 – May 2008.