Publications & Presentations
Laura L. 2021. A New Daara: Integrating Qur'anic, Agricultural, and
Trade Education in a Senegalese Community Setting. In Islamic Scholarship in Africa: New Directions and Global Contexts. Ousmane Oumar Kane, Ed. Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, U.K.: James Currey, 261-280.
Cochrane, Laura L. 2021. Religious Networks and Small Businesses in Senegal. Economic Anthropology 8: 22-33.
Cochrane, Laura L. 2020. Addressing Drought through Religious Community in Mbakke Kajoor, Senegal. Africa 90(2): 339-356.
Cochrane, Laura L. 2020. "Transforming the Environment: Two Daaras Addressing Environmental Degradation". Murid Islamic Community in America Magazine, vol, 2, p. 21-23.
as Education: John W. Bennett and Anthropology in the Early Twentieth
Century. Durham: Carolina Academic Press.
2017. "Collective and Community Work in Senegal: Resisting Colonial and Neoliberal Models of Economic Development." Oppression and Resistance: Structure, Agency, Transformation. Gil Richard Musolf, ed. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing, p. 117-135.
2017. Everday Faith in Sufi Senegal. London, New York: Routledge Press.
2016. Rebuilding Agriculture and the Environment in Senegal. Anthropology Now 8(1).
2015. Bamba Merci: The Intersections of Political and Spiritual Graffiti in Senegal. African Identities: Journal of Economics, Culture and Society 14(1): 3-18.
2015. Addressing Global Economic Inequalities in Local Ways in Senegal's Artisanal Workshops. Economic Anthropology 2:250-263.
2013. Weaving through Islam in Senegal. Durham: Carolina University Press.
2013. Land Degradation, Faith-Based Organizations, and Sustainability in Senegal. CAFE: Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment 35(2):112-125.
2012. Religious motivations for local economic development in Senegal. Africa Today. 58(4).
2011. Exchange Without Brokers: Weaver-Client Relationships in Senegal. Textile Economies: Power and Value from the Local to the Transnational, ed. Walter E. Little and Patricia A. McAnany, 3-20.
2011. The Growth of Artistic Nationalism in Senegal. Nations and Nationalism: Journal of the Association of Ethnicity and Nationalism. 17(2): 377-395.
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, August 2007
A.M., Washington University in St. Louis, May 2004
B.S., James Madison University, May 1998