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
Remittances and the Dutch Disease: Evidence from Selected South African Development Community Countries Isaac Dyendelayi Economics, Public Policy Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland Dissertation 2016
National Security Challenges: An Assessment of State Responses to Boko-Haram Insurgency in Nigeria Ayotunde Femi Igbalajobi Foreign Policy, Global Security, Human Security, International Relations, Terrorism Nigeria 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
Forging a New Africa: Black Internationalism and the Council on African Affairs, 1937-1955 Alhaji H. Conteh Diaspora, History 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
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
Weapons of the Weak and African Politics Protests and Resistance in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria Ifunanya Cynthia Nwokedi Governance, Political Science, Public Policy Nigeria Dissertation 2015
Through the Lenses of the Ghanaian Immigrant Community in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area: An Exploration of Identities and Cultures Juone Latette Darko Culture, Diaspora, Immigration / Migration Ghana, United States Dissertation 2015
The Non-Western Female Consumer: A Look at Confidence, Culture Conflict, Communication Clashes and Western Corporation Computer-Mediated Communication Platforms Chizoma Celestina Nosiri Communications and Media, Culture, Gender Studies, International Relations China, India, Nigeria Dissertation 2015
The Evolution of Catholic Education and Governance in Nigeria, 1960-2010 Eucharia O. Madueke Education, Governance, Public Policy, Religion / Theology, Youth Nigeria Dissertation 2015
The Clash of the Titans: Augustine Ngom Jua, Solomon Tandeng Muna, and Politics of Transition in Post-Colonial Anglophone Cameroon, 1961-1972 Womai Ignatius Song Colonialism / Decolonization / Post-Colonialism, Governance, History, Political Science Cameroon Dissertation 2015
Sustainable Rural Development and Forestry in Uganda: A Systematic Analysis of Grassroots Participation in Kibale National Park Management Lydia Kakwera Levy Governance, Public Policy Uganda Dissertation 2015
Relationship Management of the ‘Brain Circulation’ Phenomenon: The Case of the Ugandan Government and Its Ugandan Diaspora in the United States Stella-Monica Nalugwa Mpande Communications and Media, Diaspora, Governance, International Relations Uganda, United States Dissertation 2015
Regional Integration in West Africa: An Analysis of the Mano River Union, With a Focus on Sierra Leone Falla Dominic Lamin Economics, Foreign Policy, Political Science, Public Policy Cote D’ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone Dissertation 2015
Portuguese, Creole or Both: The Problematic of Language Choice in the Republic of Guinea- Bissau. The Social, Political and Economic Implications of Language Choice Myrna Handem Economics, Education, Language, Political Science, Public Policy Guinea-bissau Dissertation 2015
National Conflicts and International Intervention in Africa: United States Policies in Resolving the Two Sudans Protracted Wars Ashantie L. Alford Conflict Resolution, Foreign Policy, International Relations South Sudan, Sudan, United States Dissertation 2015
Mainstream Orientation, Perceived Stress, and Kidney Function in African Immigrants Mana Kadigia Ali Health / Medicine, Immigration / Migration Dissertation 2015
Liberia: The Implementation of Its Founding Ideology and Early Socioeconomic and Political Development, 1822-1900 Bartholomew Doe Toe, Sr. Economics, History, Political Science, Sociology Liberia Dissertation 2015
Imperialism, Rape and the Congo Predicament Chioma Mary Oruh Economics, Gender Studies, Globalization, International Relations, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations, Political Science Democratic Republic of The Congo Dissertation 2015
Hydropolitics, Hydro-Hegemony and the Problem of Egyptʹs Securitization of Eastern Nile Benjamin Akwei Energy, Political Science Egypt Dissertation 2015