Wolof Language Consultant
- Title Wolof Language Consultant
Gana Ndiaye is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociocultural Anthropology at Boston University. His current research focuses on the public expressions of Muslim identity among Senegalese migrants in Brazil. His dissertation research has been awarded the International Dissertation Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council and the Charlotte Newcombe Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Gana’s previous graduate training and academic interests include intercultural mediation, Francophone studies, transnational Islam, African languages, and Muslim Africa’s ‘Ajamī literary traditions. A native of Bambey, in central Senegal, Gana did his undergraduate studies in Morocco and part of his graduate training in Senegal, France, and Belgium before moving to the United States.