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
Development of Secondary Education in Ethiopia Atsede Asfaw Education, Youth Ethiopia Thesis 1972
The Role of Banking Systems and other Financial Institutions in the Social and Economic Development of Nigeria 1959-1969 Samuel J. Akpaffiong Development, Economics, Political Science, Sociology Nigeria Thesis 1972
The Internal Politics of the United Nations: A Case Study of Namibia’s Independence, 1967-1972 Theophilus N. Igboeli NGOs / International / Intergovernmental Organizations, Political Science Namibia Dissertation 1972
Perspectives on Nigeria Historiography, 1875-1971; the Historians of Modern Nigeria Robert Hess Geography, History Nigeria Dissertation 1972
National Cultural Integration and Culture Reorganization in Tanzania: Ujamaa as a Culture Pattern David Washington Culture, Political Science Tanzania Thesis 1973
Excessive Drinking and Alcoholism in the Republic of Zambia Vernon X. Smith Health / Medicine Zambia Thesis 1973
Indigenous Processes of Education in the Iringa Region of Tanzania and their Relevance to Education for Self-Reliance Carla R. Simmons Education, Youth Tanzania Thesis 1973
Developing a Study Unit of Africa For the Black Primary Children Betty Owsley Education, Youth Thesis 1973
The Impact of the Nigerian Civil War on the Traditional Political System in Igbuzo Community of the Midwest State Kunirum Osia Culture, Governance, Political Science Nigeria Thesis 1973
The Afro-Centric Perspective in African Journalism; A Case Study of The Ashanti Pioneer Adrienne Manns Communications and Media Ghana Thesis 1973
A Study of Political Development in Sierra Leone: 1950-1972 George B. Goba Development, Governance, Political Science Sierra Leone Thesis 1973
A Comparative Study of the Socio-Cultural Dynamics of the Role of Women in Nationalist Religious Movements; A Case Study of the Nation of Islam in the United States and the Cherubim and Seraphim Movements in Nigeria Eillen E. Crawford Culture, Gender Studies, Religion / Theology, Sociology Nigeria, United States Thesis 1973
A Discourse Analysis of The Works of Amos Tutuola and Cyprian Ekwensi: The Palm-Wine Drunkard and Jugua Nana: A Preliminary Examination Stanford A. Cameron Literature Nigeria Thesis 1973
Socio-Religious Interaction in Liberia with a Focus on Bassa Baptists Bradley D. Brown Religion / Theology, Sociology Liberia Thesis 1973
Western Acculturation Processes as Elements of Change in the Patterns of Family Relationships Among the Yoruba Christopher E. Boyo Colonialism / Decolonization / Post-Colonialism, Foreign Policy, International Relations, Political Science Benin, Nigeria Thesis 1973
An Argument for the Incorporation of an Indigenous Language in the Role of Official National Language in Nigeria Georgetta R. J. Baker Language, Political Science Nigeria Thesis 1973
Obstacles Confronting the Formulation and Implementation of Economic Plans in Ethiopia, Ghana and Tanzania Shibabaw Yimenu Economics, Political Science Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania Dissertation 1973
Nation-Building and Political Socialization in Ghana, 1957-1966 Bartholomew Uzonwune Political Science Ghana Dissertation 1973
Nigerian Boundaries: Constraints on National Unity Skyne Uku-Wertimer Political Science Nigeria Dissertation 1973
Continuity and Change in Ghanaian Narrative Literature Cyprian Rowe Literature Ghana Dissertation 1973