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John N. Paden

Clarence Robinson Professor of International Studies

Contact

jpaden@gmu.edu

703-993-2181

East Building 207G, MSN: 1D6
Fairfax, Virginia 22033

Websiteshttp://robinsonprofessors.gmu.edu/about/john-paden/
George Mason University Robinson Professors
AffiliationsAli Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic StudiesIslamic Studies, Co-Director, Center for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Fax: 703-993-2175

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Bio

Dr. Paden received his BA in philosophy from Occidental College, his MA in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and his PhD in politics from Harvard University. He has served as Director of African Studies at Northwestern University, Professor of Public Administration at Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria, Nigeria), and Dean, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, at Bayero University (Kano, Nigeria).

Areas of Research

  • Relations between Muslim sub-cultures in Nigeria