Africa-Related Dissertations Database

The Africa-Related Dissertations Database is a resource that represents various areas of Africa-Related expertise developed by Howard University graduate students. It provides information about Africa-Related dissertations and theses completed at Howard University. The database is searchable by area of study, country, type or year. You can also search using any keyword or name in the "Search" field.

Most of the dissertations and theses below are available on ProQuest ( Most universities, including Howard University, have ProQuest subscriptions so that students, faculty and other personnel have complimentary access when logged into their university account.

Titlesort descending Name Area of study Country Type Year
African Union, Peace and Security Structure: Implications for the Horn of Africa and Nigeria Samson Olanipekun Global Security, Governance, Human Security, International Relations, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations, Political Science Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia Thesis 2019
Claudia and Assata: Historicizing Africana Women Literature and the Black Radical Tradition Kimberly Ferren Monroe Diaspora, Gender Studies, History, Literature, Pan-Africanism Dissertation 2019
Currulao or Bambuco Viejo: African Creativity and Resistance on the Pacific Coast of Colombia Verny H. Varela Ruiz Culture, Diaspora Colombia Dissertation 2019
Development Strategies and Adversities: An Examination of Electronic Waste in Ghana Janet Jessica Imobisa Environmental Studies, Technology Ghana Thesis 2019
Ethiopian and African-American Relations and the Role of Ethiopianism within the Pan African movement Kamau Grimes Pan-Africanism, Sociology Ethiopia, United States Thesis 2019
Radiative Forcing Properties of Aging Saharan Dust Plumes Entering the Tropical Atlantic Daniel Everett Yeager Atmospheric Sciences Dissertation 2019
Religion in the African Public Square: Examining the Role of Religion in African Women’s Reproductive Rights Lakeisha Raquel Harrison Gender Studies, Health / Medicine, Human Rights, Religion / Theology, Sociology South Africa Dissertation 2019
Religion, Peacebuilding and Human Security in Africa: A Case Study of Jos Plateau State Nigeria Canice Chinyeaka Enyiaka Human Security, Religion / Theology, Violence Nigeria Dissertation 2019
Steve Biko: The Radical Gospel of Black Consciousness Traci Deneen Wyatt Apartheid / Post-Apartheid, History, Religion / Theology South Africa Dissertation 2019
The Disregarded Lens: The Marginalization of Black Women in Cinema, a Look at Ghana and the United States Shannon Sherri Warren Cinema, Diaspora, Gender Studies Ghana, United States Dissertation 2019
The Effect of Unemployment on Black Youth in Gauteng, South Africa Corey William Holmes Education, Public Policy, Sociology, Youth South Africa Dissertation 2019
The Global and Regional Impact of Climate Change and Migration on Food Security and Development: A Case Study of Northern Ghana Abdul-Gafaru Tahiru Atmospheric Sciences, Development, Environmental Studies, Food Security, Globalization Ghana Dissertation 2019
Three Essays in International and Development Economics Majed Sulaiman Almozaini Economics Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Gabon, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Liberia, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Venezuela Dissertation 2019
Unraveling the Influence of Media: Skin Color Preferences in Youth of African Descent Renee A. Davis Ethnic and Racial Studies United States Dissertation 2019
African Philosophy and the Metaphysics of the “After-Man”: Examining Selected Texts by Erna Brodber A. Marie Sairsingh Philosophy Jamaica Dissertation 2018
Black British Women's Writing on Postwar Migration and the Migratory Subject Ijeoma Odoh Immigration / Migration, Literature United Kingdom Dissertation 2018
Civil Society Participation in the Promotion and Strengthening of Democracy and Regional Security: The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Experience Kpedetin D.S. Lucrece A. Oke Development, Economics, Governance, Political Science, Public Policy Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Cote D’ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo Dissertation 2018
Conflict Prevention, Management and Resolution in Central Africa: A Case Study of the Republic of Congo, 1965-1999 Neuvic Kalmar Malembanie Conflict Resolution, Political Science Republic of The Congo Dissertation 2018
Determining School Dropout Rates Among Black Students: A Comparative Study of Mdantsane, South Africa and Baltimore, Maryland Pearline Marie Tyson Education, Ethnic and Racial Studies South Africa, United States Dissertation 2018
Dr. John Henrik Clarke and the Significance of the Black Self-Educated Intellectuals in the African World: A Case Study of a Self-Made Scholar Gordon Keith Allen Pan-Africanism, Sociology United States Dissertation 2018