Ashley E. Leinweber, Ph.D.

Missouri State University

Address: 901 South National Avenue

City: Springfield, Missouri - 65897

Country: United States

About Me:

Ashley E. Leinweber is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Missouri State University where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on African Politics, International Organizations, Model United Nations, and International Relations.  She received her Ph.D. from the University of Florida where she was a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow through the Center for African Studies.  Her research focuses on the Muslim moniroty of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  She was also a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger from 2002-2004.  

Research Interests

African Politics

Religion & Politics


International Law & Organization


Islam In Congo

Social Service Provision

Hybrid Governance

Countries of Interest

Congo, Democratic Republic of the (Zaire)