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.

Title Name Area of study Country Type Yearsort descending
Self Concept in the Novels of John A. Williams and Chinua Achebe Gloria Dickinson Literature Dissertation 1978
A Comparative Study of Segregation and Racial Discrimination in the United States and Republic of South Africa Richard E. Williams Ethnic and Racial Studies, Political Science South Africa, United States Thesis 1978
The Organization of African Unity and the Liberation of Rhodesia: an Appraisal Mohamed L. Samura Political Science Zimbabwe Thesis 1978
The Concept of Social Class in the Thoughts of Kwame Nkrumah and Amilcar Cabral Melvin H. Debruhl, Jr. Political Science, Sociology Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Ghana, Guinea-bissau Thesis 1978
Maternal and Child Services in Tanzania: The Role of Women and its implications in Maternal and Child Health Belkis Wolde-Giorgis Gender Studies, Health / Medicine, Youth Tanzania Dissertation 1979
Oral Literature in Zimbabwe: An Analytico-Interpretative Approach Solomon Mutswairo Literature, Oral Tradition Zimbabwe Dissertation 1979
The Role of Cotton in Industrial Development in Egypt (1960-1975) Hamed Megahed Agriculture, Development Egypt Dissertation 1979
A Study of the Evolution of Theocratic Kingship in Medieval Ethiopia Clifton Brown History Ethiopia Dissertation 1979
Nigeria Foreign Policy Toward Southern Africa Liberation Struggles: A Case Study of the Zimbabwean Independence Struggle Olayiwola Abegunrin Foreign Policy, International Relations, Political Science Nigeria, Zimbabwe Dissertation 1979
Settler-Colonialism and the Development of Settler Ideology: A Comparative Historical Analysis of Zionism and Afrikaner Nationalism until 1948 John G. Murray Colonialism / Decolonization / Post-Colonialism, Development, History South Africa Thesis 1979
Multinational Corporations and Nigerian Government: The Relationship between Nigerian Government and International Oil Companies Bernice Moulton Energy, Governance, International Relations, Political Science Nigeria Dissertation 1980
The Nigerian Post-independence Economic Planning and Development: A Case for the Balanced Growth Theory Ndubuisi Ahaghotu Development, Economics, Political Science Nigeria Dissertation 1980
The Conflict of Culture as Found in the Works of Three Sierra Leonean Writers: William Conton The African Robert Wellesley Cole Kossoh Townboy and Prince Modupe A Royal African Sadie Roberts Culture, Literature Sierra Leone Thesis 1980
National Reconstruction in Mozambique: A Case Study in Political Economy Andrea V. Metzger Economics, Political Science Mozambique Thesis 1980
American Newspaper Coverage of Zimbabwe Beverly G. Hawk Communications and Media United States, Zimbabwe Thesis 1980
Revolutionary Democracy in Guinea-Bissau Laura Bigman Political Science Guinea-bissau Thesis 1980
Health Sector Planning and Administrative Capabilities in Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland: A Preliminary Assessment Angel D. Batiste Governance, Health / Medicine, Political Science Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland Thesis 1980
A Case Study of Sierra Leone Sewage and Escreta Disposal System and Cost Appraisal Robert Metzger Sierra Leone Dissertation 1981
Tax Structure Change in Kenya (1964-1978) and Tax Reform Implications for the Nineteenth Eighties Bob Abdrabboh Economics, Governance Kenya Dissertation 1981
The Role of the Cooperative Movement in Gambia ’s National Development Mohamed Samura Development The Gambia Dissertation 1982