Profile: Ousseina Alidou

Professor (New Brunswick)

Department of African American and African Studies

Ousseina D. Alidou is Professor in the Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures and the Graduate Program in Comparative Literature. She is a theoretical linguist whose research focuses mainly on the study of women’s orality and literacy practices in African Muslim societies; African Muslim women’s Agency and gender justice; African women’s literatures; Gendered discourses of identity and the politics of cultural production in African Muslim societies.

  • Courses Taught

    21:014:302 Special Topics in Black Studies: African literature

  • Education

    Ph.D. Theoretical Linguistics, Indiana University (Bloomington)


  • Subjects Taught

    African American and African Studies
    Africana Studies