Amy Niang

Amy Niang is an associate professor in political science and international relations at The Africa Institute, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). She is a 2013 recipient of the SSRC’s APN Individual Research Fellowship. She served on the APN Board from 2017 to 2021. She is the author of The Postcolonial African State in Transition: Stateness and Modes of Sovereignty (2018); co-editor of Identités sahéliennes en temps de crise: histoires, enjeux et perspectives (with Baz Lecocq, 2019) and Researching Peacebuilding in Africa: Reflections on Theory, Fieldwork and Context (with Ismail Rashid, 2020).

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