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 Impact of Language Policy in the Development of Kiswahili in Kenya, 1930-1990 George Mbaabu Development, Language Kenya Dissertation 1991
The Elite Press, U.S. Foreign Policy in Africa's National Liberation Movements Asgede Hagos Communications and Media, Foreign Policy Dissertation 1991
Small Farmers in Kenya 1955-1982: Credit, Transportation, and Extension Services Mueni Wa Muiu Agriculture, Political Science Kenya Thesis 1991
Race Relations: Case Study of the Falashas in Israel Pamela Kirkland Ethnic and Racial Studies, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Sociology Ethiopia, Israel Thesis 1991
Human Rights as a Political Catalyst to South African Policy Toward Namibia Sussane Riveles Foreign Policy, Human Rights, Political Science Namibia, South Africa Dissertation 1991
Decolonizing Research: A Study of the Indigenous Research Efforts of AAWORD/AFARD – The Association Of African Women For Research and Development/ Associacion Des Femmes Africaines Pour La Recherché Sur Le Developpement  Betty Ellerson Colonialism / Decolonization / Post-Colonialism, Development, Gender Studies Thesis 1991
Culture and Development: A Case Study of the National Museums of Kenya and Nigeria Conchita Ndege Art History, Culture, Development, Fine Arts Kenya, Nigeria Dissertation 1991
The Role of Development Planning and International Assistance in Post-World War II Ethiopia, 1914-1988: A Comparative Analysis of the Successive Five and Ten Year Plans and the Development Attained And Alem Mulaw Development, Foreign Policy, History, International Relations Ethiopia Dissertation 1990
Telecommunications and Development in the African Context Patricia K. McCormick Communications and Media, Development Thesis 1990
Mozambican-South African Relations 1975-1985: A Study of Destabilization Joshua St. Mark History Mozambique, South Africa Dissertation 1990
The Debt Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Development Dilemma Paula T. Brooks Development, Economics Thesis 1989
South Africa’s Arms Merchant: Armscor James McWilliams, Jr. Political Science South Africa Dissertation 1989
OPEC, A Model for Behavioral Change in Commodity Trade Industry Systems Carl Egerton Commerce / Trade, Foreign Policy, International Relations, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations Dissertation 1989
Educational Development Policy in Africa: A Case Study of Egypt (1952-1974) Mohamed T. R. Hamada Development, Education, Youth Egypt Thesis 1989
The Role of Primary and Secondary Education in Nigeria's National Development Cassandra R. Veney Development, Education, Political Science Nigeria Thesis 1988
The Political Economy of the Food in Lusophone West Africa Laura Bigman Economics, Food Security, Language, Political Science Dissertation 1988
The Political Economy of Health Care in Senegal Maghan Keita Economics, Health / Medicine, Political Science Senegal Dissertation 1988
The Dialectics of the Ethiopian Student Movement: 1960-1974 Fentahun Tiruneh Education, Youth Ethiopia Thesis 1988
The Causes and Consequences of Igbo Migration to Northern Nigeria 1900-1966 Charles C. Elegalam History, Immigration / Migration Nigeria Dissertation 1988
Saudi Arabian Economic Aid to West Africa: A Case Study of the Gambia and Sierra Leone, 1975-1985 Mohammed-Bassiru Sillah Economics, Foreign Policy, International Relations The Gambia, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone Dissertation 1988