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
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
The Internationalization of Capital: International Capital and the Prospects for Economic Development in Sierra Leone Gerald Smith Development, Economics Sierra Leone Dissertation 1993
Japan-Africa Relations: A Multidisciplinary Approach Naoko Takemoto Foreign Policy, International Relations Japan Thesis 1993
Distinct Drumbeats Katherine Dunham: Dance as Nonverbal Communication and Cultural Understanding Tamara L. Brown Culture, Dance Thesis 1993
Constructive Engagement, State Terrorism and the Sociological Radicalization of the Black South African: 1984-1986 Zamokuhle Zungu Sociology, Terrorism South Africa Dissertation 1993
An Analysis of Traditional Medicine among Cape Verdean Immigrants in New England Jorge L. Fernandes Culture, Health / Medicine, Immigration / Migration Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), United States Thesis 1993
The State and Small-farmer Production: A Case Study Based on Empirical Research in Pramso, A Small Village in Southern Ghana Baffour Osei-Tutu Agriculture, Political Science Ghana Dissertation 1992
Science and Technology Policy Formulation and Planning: A Case Study of Nigeria Angel Batiste Political Science, Technology Nigeria Dissertation 1992
Music and Dance Associations of the Igede of Nigeria: The Relevance of Indigenous Communication Learning Systems in Rural Development Projects Robert Nichols Communications and Media, Development, Education, Music, Dance Nigeria Dissertation 1992
Language, Culture, and Communication: The Role of Swahili Taarab Songs in Kenya, 1963-1990 Geoffrey King’ei Communications and Media, Culture, Language Kenya Dissertation 1992
In The African Classroom: The Case of Uncommonly Taught Language Mkamburi M. Lyabaya Education, Language, Youth Thesis 1992
Education for Development: Educational Policy, Planning, and Management in Tanzania, 1967-1987 Linda Byrd-Johnson Development, Education, Youth Tanzania Dissertation 1992
Archbishop Daniel William Alexander and the Rise of the African Orthodox Church, South Africa, 1925-1970 Morris Johnson Religion / Theology South Africa Dissertation 1992
Urban Housing in Nigeria: A Historical Analysis, 1960-1983 Joel Ademisoye History, Public Policy Nigeria Dissertation 1991
The Political Biography of Chief Jeremiah Oyeniyi Obiatemi Obafemy Awolowo, 1909-1987 Bamidele Akintunde Political Science Nigeria Dissertation 1991