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 descending Name Area of study Country Type Year
A Case Study on Poverty and Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Examining Government Policy and Practices, 1994-2012 Sechaba Khoapa Apartheid / Post-Apartheid, Economics, Governance, Political Science, Public Policy South Africa Dissertation 2015
A Historical Materialist Analysis of Transnational Capitalism and Shifts in Poverty and HIV Prevalence Among Women in Uganda, 1983-2013 Sabrina Lynn Smiley Gender Studies, Health / Medicine, History, HIV/AIDS, Sociology Uganda Dissertation 2015
Afro-Islamic Philosophy, Black Liberation and the Intellectual Efforts of Blacks to lead Meaningful Lives in American Society Jasmine Underwood Religion / Theology, Sociology United States Thesis 2015
Characterization of the Relationship Between West African Jet Streams and El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO): Implications on Lake Chad Level Variability Churchill Obinna Okonkwo Atmospheric Sciences Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria Dissertation 2015
Deregulation Policy and Competition in Nigeria’s Telecoms Industry Onochie Jude Dieli Communications and Media, Economics Nigeria Dissertation 2015
Determinants of Effective Development Aid in Africa: Examining the Impact of International Assistance in Rwanda Shirley Pierre Development, Humanitarianism, International Relations, NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations Rwanda Thesis 2015
Globalization, Growth, and Economic Convergence in Sub Saharan Africa Belinda Priscille Mambo Economics, Globalization Dissertation 2015
Governance and Growth in Nigeria: Examining the Competing Bilateral Economic Relationships Among Nigeria, China and the United States, 2001-2011 Saidat Olaide Ilo Economics, Foreign Policy, Governance, International Relations, Political Science China, Nigeria, United States Dissertation 2015
Human Security and Grassroots Development: Case Studies from Kenya and Ethiopia Fikre Debela Development, Human Security Ethiopia, Kenya Thesis 2015
Hydropolitics, Hydro-Hegemony and the Problem of Egyptʹs Securitization of Eastern Nile Benjamin Akwei Energy, Political Science Egypt 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
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
Mainstream Orientation, Perceived Stress, and Kidney Function in African Immigrants Mana Kadigia Ali Health / Medicine, Immigration / Migration 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
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
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
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
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
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
The Evolution of Catholic Education and Governance in Nigeria, 1960-2010 Eucharia O. Madueke Education, Governance, Public Policy, Religion / Theology, Youth Nigeria Dissertation 2015