REV. PROF. ELOM DOVLO is associate professor in the Department for the Study of Religions, University of Ghana. He has been head of department and vice dean of the Faculty of Arts. He pursued his doctoral studies at the University of Lancaster in England. Currently he teaches, researches, and publishes in areas of the Comparative History of Religions, Islam in Modern West Africa, New Religious Movements, Religion in the African Diaspora, and Religion in Public Life. He has held fellowships in the US, Europe, and Asia. Rev. Dovlo is also an ordained Minister of the Global Evangelical Church and the director of Studies.