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 ascending Name Area of study Country Type Year
“An Analysis of Women’s Participation: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa Tasha Reid Hippolyte Conflict Resolution, Gender Studies, Sociology South Africa Dissertation 2018
Zimbabwe’s Land and Resettlement Program: Assessing the Public Policy Impact on the Economy Crystal Biobelemoye Oluwadamilare Economics, Land Tenure, Public Policy Zimbabwe Thesis 2018
The Making of American Islam and the Emergence of Western Islamic Intellectual Thought to Counter Violent Extremism: A Case Study of American Muslim Revivalist Imam W.D. Mohammed Herbert Muhammad Fraser Abdur Rahim Religion / Theology United States Dissertation 2018
The Globalization and Foreignization of Indigenous Landscapes: Gender, Agrofuels and Ecological Transformation Among Dagomba Communities of the Northern Savannah of Ghana, 2004-2017 Bathsheba Felice Bryant-Tarpeh Culture, Environmental Studies, Foreign Policy, Gender Studies, Globalization Ghana Dissertation 2018
The Climate Change Impact on Crop Yield in Sub-Saharan African Countries Production Function Approach Mohamed M. Eltayeb Agriculture, Economics, Environmental Studies Dissertation 2018
South African Women in Art: Women’s Needlework Cooperatives as Income Generating Enterprise Genira N. Nelson Economics, Fine Arts, Gender Studies South Africa Dissertation 2018
Socioeconomic and Institutional Quality Effect of Regional Trade Agreements: A Case Study of East African Community Regional Integration John Ltalipen Lekuton Economics, Sociology Dissertation 2018
Secondary Education in Northern Uganda and Its Impact on Transformative Gender-Integration Amongst the Lango: A Socio-cultural Analysis of the Challenges of Male Engagement in Rural Development Loy Loggosse Azalia Development, Education, Gender Studies, Sociology Uganda Dissertation 2018
Leadership in African Public Policy: A Comparative Study of the Effects of African Political Thought on Monetary, Trade and Aid Policy in the Gambia and Senegal Suleyman Garaba Konte Economics, Humanitarianism, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations, Political Science, Public Policy The Gambia, Senegal Dissertation 2018
Johannesburg: Nationalism, Architecture, National Identity and Law, 1910-1948 Lindokuhle Mnyandu Culture, Development, Law, Political Science South Africa Dissertation 2018
From Djembe to WhatsApp: Understanding the Adoption Factors, Uses and Benefits of WhatsApp by Healthcare Providers in Cameroon Jean-Louis Philémon Ntang-Beb Communications and Media, Health / Medicine Cameroon Dissertation 2018
Emancipating Black: Black/Afrikan/Quare/Trans* (In)visibility Liberation Aesthetics and Praxis in Contemporary African and Diaspora Art Ashley D. Lynch Fine Arts 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
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
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
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
Black British Women's Writing on Postwar Migration and the Migratory Subject Ijeoma Odoh Immigration / Migration, Literature United Kingdom Dissertation 2018
African Philosophy and the Metaphysics of the “After-Man”: Examining Selected Texts by Erna Brodber A. Marie Sairsingh Philosophy Jamaica Dissertation 2018
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
Three Essays on Examining Monetary Policy in South Africa Khalid I. Ali Economics South Africa Dissertation 2017