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Faculty

Ricardo René Larémont

Ricardo LaremontProfessor of Political Science and Sociology

Office: LN G524
Office hours as posted or by appointment.
Phone: ext. 7-4809
Email: laremont@binghamton.edu

CURRICULUM VITAE (pdf, 183kb)


Dr. Ricardo René Larémont's work focuses on North Africa and the Sahel. He is currently professor of political science and sociology at SUNY Binghamton, where he has served on the faculty since 1997.

 Larémont is a leading expert on political Islam, Islamic law, conflict resolution, democratization, and civil/military relations. He has written widely, and his principal books include: Revolution, Revolt, and Reform in North Africa (Routledge: 2013); Al-rabia al-arabi: al-intifada w'al islah w'al-thawra (with Youssef Sawani) (Al-Maaref, 2013); Islamic Law and Politics in Northern Nigeria (Africa World Press: 2011); Borders, Nationalism, and the African State (Lynne Rienner: 2005); The Causes of War and the Consequences of Peacekeeping in Africa (Heinemann: 2002); and, Islam and the Politics of Resistance in Algeria, 1783-1992 (Africa World Press: 2000). His research has been supported by the Carnegie Corporation, the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the United States Institute of Peace, the Office of Naval Research, and the United States Department of Education.

 Larémont obtained a bachelor's degree cum laude from New York University School of Arts and Sciences, a juris doctor from the New York University School of Law, and a doctorate from Yale University. He is also a member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed Journal of the Middle East and Africa, the flagship publication of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA).

Recent Courses:

  • The Development of the State
  • Revolutions
  • Political Islam
  • Introduction to Sociology

Selected Publications:

  • Larémont, Ricardo René, editor. Revolution, Revolt, and Reform in North Africa: The Arab Spring and Beyond. Routledge, 2013.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René and Youssef Sawani, editors. Al-rabia al-arabi: al-intifada, w'al-islah, wa'l thawra: [The Arab Spring: Revolt, Reform, and Revolution]. Al-Maaref, 2013.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René. Islamic Law and Politics in Northern Nigeria. Africa World Press, 2011.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René, editor. Borders, Nationalism, and the African State. Lynne Rienner, 2005.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René, editor. The Causes of War and the Consequences of Peacekeeping in Africa. Heinemann, 2002.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René. Islam and the Politics of Resistance in Algeria, 1783-1992. Africa World Press, 2000.
  • Bekkaoui, Khalid and Ricardo René Larémont. "Al-shabab maghribi wa'l-tasawuf." (Moroccaan Youth and Sufism). In Al-tawasuf al-Maghribi (Moroccan Sufism). Edited by Khalid Bekkaoui. Tangiers: Center for Maghreb Studies: 2012.
  • Bekkaoui, Khalid and Ricardo René Larémont. "Al-shabab magrhibi, al-hawiya wa'l-siyasa wal al-tasawuf." (Moroccan Youth: Identity, Politics, and Sufism). In Al-tawasuf al-Maghribi (Moroccan Sufism). Edited by Khalid Bekkaoui. Tangiers: Center for Maghreb Studies: 2102.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René."Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb." Edited by Norman Cigar and Stephanie Kramer. Marine Corps University Press. 2011.
  • Jiménez, Vanessa and Ricardo René Larémont, "Nigeria: An Experiment in Federalism and theManagement of Diversity." In Self-Determination and National Unity: A Challenge for Africa. Edited by Francis Deng. Africa World Press. 2010.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René. "After the Fall of Qaddafi: Political, Economic, and Security Consequences for Libya, Mali, Niger, and Algeria." Stability: International Journal of Security & Development. 2(2): 29: 1-8 (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/sta.bq.
  • Khemissi, Hamidi with Taybi Taj Eddine and Ricardo René Larémont. "Sufism, Salafism, and State Policy Towards Religion in Algeria: A Survey of Algerian Youth." The Journal of North African Studies, Vol. 17, No. 3 (2012): 547-558.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René. "Demographics, Economics, and Technology: Background to the North African Revolutions." The Journal of the Middle East and Africa, Vol. 3, No.1 (2012): 3-17.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René."Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb: Terrorism and Counterterrorism in the Sahel." African Security. Vol. 4 (2011): 242-268.
  • Bekkaoui, Khalid and Ricardo René Larémont. "Moroccan Youth Go Sufi." The Journal of the Middle East and Africa. Vol. 2, No.1 (2011): 31-46.
  • Bekkaoui, Khalid with Sadik Rddad and Ricardo René Larémont. "Survey on Moroccan Youth: Perception and Participation in Sufi Orders." The Journal of the Middle East and Africa. Vol. 2, No.1 (2011): 47-63.
  • Larémont, Ricardo René."Islamic Law, Muslim Christian-Relations, and the Transition to Democracy in Nigeria's Fourth Republic." The Journal of the Middle East and Africa. Vol. 1, No.1 (2010): 25-42.

Last Updated: 11/24/14