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
An Exploration of the Well-Being Experiences of Igbo Immigrants in the United States Through the Investigation of Their Adaptation and Coping Strategies Charles Okechukwu Chukwuani Health / Medicine, Immigration / Migration, Social Work Nigeria, United States Dissertation 2017
Chinese Infrastructure Development Aid and Its Effect on Economic Growth and Productivity: The Nigerian Case, 2000-2015 Janeen Cheree Guest Development, Economics, Foreign Policy, International Relations China, Nigeria Dissertation 2017
Competing Visions in African Politics: A Case Study of Felix Houphouet-Boigny and Kwame Nkrumah on their Divergent Perspectives of African Independence and Unity Aboussou Dadoua Economics, Governance, History, Political Science Cote D’ivoire, Ghana Dissertation 2017
Development and Validation of an Amharic Version Simplified Medication Adherence Questionnaire (SMAQ) and Its Use in the Assessment of Medication Adherence Predictors Among Persons of Ethiopian Descent Raniya Ali Al-Matari Biology, Health / Medicine Ethiopia Dissertation 2017
Generations in Conversation: Historical Memory and Social Critique in Kenyan Literature Vanessa A. Oyugi History, Literature, Sociology Kenya Dissertation 2017
Intra-state Conflicts in the Horn of Africa and Their Implications for the Regional Security Bekele Bengessa Hirbe Governance, International Relations, Political Science Dissertation 2017
Intra-state Conflicts in the Horn of Africa and Their Implications for the Regional Security Bekele Bengessa Hirbe Conflict Resolution, Foreign Policy, Global Security, International Relations, Political Science Dissertation 2017
Malaria Parametric Model with Applications to the Disease Incidence in Mali and Nigeria Moussa Doumbia Health / Medicine Mali, Nigeria Dissertation 2017
Monetary Union and Regional Economic Integration: An Empirical Study on East Africa Maryam A. Vuai Economics, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Political Science Dissertation 2017
Poverty Amidst Plenty: A Case of the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria Ogechi L. Paschal-Ejiogu Development, Public Policy Nigeria Dissertation 2017
Regional Integration, Institutions and Trade Flows: The Case of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Aicha Lompo Economics, Foreign Policy, International Relations 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 2017
The Effects of Identity Politics and Border Porosity on Governance in Mali: The Tuareg Rebellion, 1960-2016 Salia Fabrice Zouande Conflict Resolution, Governance, Political Science Mali Dissertation 2017
The Environmental Discourse of Sassou-Nguesso 2002 to 2012 Rhetoric and Reality Felicia C. Ross Environmental Studies, Governance, Political Science Republic of The Congo Thesis 2017
The Successes and Failures of Ujamaa: A Study of the Impact of Culture on Ujamaa Policy and Tanzanian Development Gurlaine Jean Culture, Development, Public Policy Tanzania Thesis 2017
Three Essays on Examining Monetary Policy in South Africa Khalid I. Ali Economics South Africa Dissertation 2017
Women’s Education and Employment Rights in Egypt: From President Gamal A. Nasser to President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi Engie Abousarieh Saleh Hamed Education, Gender Studies, Governance, Political Science, Public Policy Egypt Dissertation 2017
Emerging Infectious Diseases: Sierra Leone’s 2014 Ebola as a Case Study of Modern Day Epidemic Plagues Sao-Kpato Hannah Isatta Max-Kyne Health / Medicine, Public Policy Sierra Leone Dissertation 2016
Entering the Sacred Circle: A History of the Akan Spiritual Tradition in the United States, 1965-2015 Angela Tamika McMillan Culture, Diaspora, History Cote D’ivoire, Ghana, United States Dissertation 2016
Forging a New Africa: Black Internationalism and the Council on African Affairs, 1937-1955 Alhaji H. Conteh Diaspora, History Dissertation 2016
History Dances: Toward an Understanding of History and Culture Through the Lens of Mande Dance Ofosuwa M. Abiola Culture, History, Dance Dissertation 2016