Ali Mazrui

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Professor Ali Mazrui
Portrait of Ali Mazrui. Bentley Historical Library, 2010
Born(1933-02-24)24 February 1933
Died12 October 2014(2014-10-12) (aged 81)
Alma materManchester University (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
Oxford University (PhD)
OccupationAcademic and Political Author
Years active1966 — 2014
TelevisionThe Africans: A Triple Heritage
Spouse(s)Molly Vickerman
Pauline Uti
AwardsOrder of the Burning Spear (CBS)
Top 100 Public Intellectuals (2005)

Ali Al'amin Mazrui (24 February 1933 – 12 October 2014) was a Kenyan academic professor and political writer. He wrote about African and Islamic studies and North-South relations. He was born in Mombasa, Kenya. He was an Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities and the Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York.[1][2]

Mazrui died in Binghamton, New York, aged 81.[3]

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  1. Daily, Nation (13 October 2014). "Professor Ali Mazrui Dies In US". Daily Monitor (Kampala). Archived from the original on 4 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2014.
  2. ., Ian (13 October 2014). "Who Was Professor Ali Mazrui?". The Independent (Uganda). Archived from the original on 16 October 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. Ndonga, Simon (13 October 2014). "Mazrui To Be Buried Saturday In Mombasa". Capital FM (Nairobi). Retrieved 13 October 2014.

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