Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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Ali B. Ali-Dinar

"A native of El Fasher in Northern Darfur, Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar is the grandson of the last king of Darfur, Sultan Ali-Dinar. Dr. Ali B. Ali-Dinar obtained his BA and MA from the University of Khartoum, Sudan, and his Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995. Since October 1994, Dr. Dinar has worked as the Outreach Director with the University of Pennsylvania's African Studies Center. He is the founder of "Darfur Information Center", an on-line source for information about the Darfur region of western Sudan and has given many speeches, interviews and presentations about Darfur, including at Georgetown University, Cornell, Swarthmore College, the U.S. Holocaust Museum, and the United Nations. Dr. Dinar was the past Chair of the Electronic Technology Group, the current president of the Sudan Studies Association, USA, chair of the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association in the USA, and president of the Philadelphia-based Darfur Alert Coalition." [1]

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