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Diouf, Sylviane Anna

Dr. Diouf is the author of the award-winning Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas, and the editor of Fighting the Slave Trade: West African Strategies.

Dr. Diouf is also the author of an award-winning series on African kings and queens; of Growing Up in Slavery, a book on children enslaved in the United States; and Bintou’s Braids, an award-winning fiction book for younger children that has been published in the US, Brazil, and France.

She has contributed essays and articles on migrations, African Muslims, and the history of the African Diaspora to books, international magazines, and journals.

She is the co-editor of In Motion: The African-American Migration experience, the curator of an exhibition on this topic and the Content Manager of the largest Web site devoted to black migrations. She has taught at Libreville University and New York University and lectured extensively, notably at the Library of Congress, Columbia, Berkeley, Harvard, and Yale and has appeared on PBS.

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