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
The Ohafia Farmer: An Analysis of the Role and Constraints of Ohafia Farmers and the Need for Agricultural Transformation in Nigeria Mba Eke Mba Agriculture Nigeria Dissertation 1996
The Lending Policy of the World Bank 1980-1990: Analysis and Evaluation Abebe Gebreyes Economics, Foreign Policy, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations, Political Science Thesis 1996
Textiles and Clothing in the Gambia: An Analysis of Culture and Development June Pearson Bland Culture, Development The Gambia Dissertation 1996
Eritrea and Ethiopia: A Case Study of Self-determination in the Post-Colonial Africa Meron Agonafer Colonialism / Decolonization / Post-Colonialism, Political Science Eritrea, Ethiopia Thesis 1996
An Exploratory Study of Street Children in Ethiopia and South Africa Alisa Wilder Sociology, Youth Ethiopia, South Africa Thesis 1996
African Repatriation: A Case Study of Rastafarians and the Malcoda Land-Grant at Shachemane, Ethiopia from 1930 to Present Shirlie Gibson Land Tenure Ethiopia Dissertation 1996
A 4th - 5th Century Monk, 20th Century Conflict Theories, and a Question of the Role of Nationalism A. Steven Clay Conflict Resolution, Political Science Thesis 1996
The Dual Economy Model and Industrialization: A Case Study of Nigeria Gustavus Aluko Economics Nigeria Dissertation 1995
Military Intervention in Sierra Leone Politics: The Case of National Reformation Council (NRC), 1967-1968 Julian Sam-Bomah Conflict Resolution, Governance, Political Science Sierra Leone Dissertation 1995
From Nomadism to Sedentarism: An Analysis of Development Constraints and Public Policy Issues in the Socioeconomic Transformation of the Pastoral Fulani of Nigeria Ismail Iro Development, Education, Public Policy, Sociology Nigeria Dissertation 1995
Community Participation Programs: A Preliminary Study of Teklehaimanot Area, Ethiopia Elizabeth Kibour Public Policy Ethiopia Thesis 1995
“Out of Tradition: A Myriad of Identities;” An Analysis Of Mariama Ba's Scarlet Song and So Long A Letter Glenda Y. Johnson Culture, Gender Studies, Literature Senegal Thesis 1994
The World Health Organization and AIDS in Africa Ernestine Johnson Health / Medicine, HIV/AIDS, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations Dissertation 1994
The Role of Intellectual Property in the Economic Development of sub-Saharan African Countries Frances Michalkewicz Development, Economics Dissertation 1994
Paradigm For Seeing: A Historical Analysis of African Women in Visual Representation Betty Ellerson Art History, Gender Studies, History Dissertation 1994
Manifestations of African Consciousness in Brazil: the Evolution of the Movimento Negro Unificado Lorecia J. Roland Political Science Brazil Thesis 1994
Agriculture Policy in Zaire since 1965 Pida N. J. Sambwa Agriculture Democratic Republic of The Congo Thesis 1994
African Americans, United States Policy Toward South Africa, and the Release of Nelson Mandela Duane Cheers Foreign Policy, Political Science South Africa, United States Dissertation 1994
Africa Neo-Diaspora Dynamics and Prospects for Afrocentrism and Counter-penetration: a Case Study of the Nigerian Community in the United States Chike Anigbo Diaspora, Immigration / Migration Nigeria, United States Dissertation 1994
The Validity of Traditional African Health Practices: A Survey of Birthing Practices Among Traditional Birth Attendants and Trained Traditional Birth Attendants in Desse, Ethiopia 1992 Hanna Dagnachew Culture, Health / Medicine Ethiopia Thesis 1993