University of Kordofan Staff Members

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Mohamed Abakar Ismail ElMahi.

Birth Date: 1.1.1959.

Marital Status: I have a family with three kids.

Nationality: Sudanese.

Current :Assistant Professor.


  • 2015: Ph.D. in English Language, Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum.
  • 2014: Research and Advanced Studies in African Linguistics and Theoretical Linguistics, Indiana University, United States of America.
  • 1998 -2001: Master of Arts in Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum.
  • 1996 -1997: Postgraduate Diploma in Translation, Organization of Islamic Conference (O.I.C).
  • 1993 -1994: Postgraduate Diploma in ELT, Faculty of Education, University of Khartoum.
  • 1981-1985: Bachelor of Arts, English Language, Faculty of Arts, University of Zagazig, Egypt.

Publications (in progress):

  • Daju Noun Morphology.
  • Aspects of Daju Grammar (Obeng/ Mohamed).


  • Daju Language (mother tongue).
  • Arabic Language: classical and modern Arabic.
  • English Language.

Research Interests

  • Linguistics: morphology, and morpho-phonology
  • African Linguistics: Language documentation

Conferences attended and which I presented a paper

  • 8th Nilo-Saharan Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 2001.
  • Framing the Global Conference, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America, 2013.

Teaching Specialization:

  • General Linguistics
  • African Linguistics

Professional and Academic Experience:

  • 2015 … , Assistant Professor
  • 2000 – 2006: Lecturer of English Language at Kordofan University.
  • 1994 – 2000: Teacher of English at the University of Kordofan

Academic and Professional Activities in Indiana University, United States of America

  • 2013 – 2014: Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, USA.
  • 2013 – 2014: Research Assistant Position, Linguistics Department, School of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, USA.
  • Featured Scholar, in Scholar Newsletter, October 2013, Indiana University.USA.