Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program | Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

Host Collaborators & Fellows

Projects Selected to Begin in December 2016

Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

By Host Country

Host Collaborator

Fellow

Dr. Augustina Adusah- Karikari

Dr. Agya Boakye-Boaten

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Africana Studies

Project: Co-development of Courses in Global Leadership‚ Critical Thinking, Ethics and Social Institutions; Course Design and Assessment Tools and Protocol

Dr. David Asamoah

Professor Isaac Otchere

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Carleton University

School of Business

Sprott School of Business

Professor Sammy Bonsu

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

School of Business

Project: Building Capacity through Training and Mentoring of Junior Faculty‚ Collaborative Research with Faculty and Supervision and Mentoring of Graduate Students

Mr. Elliot Attipoe

Dr. Kossi Edoh

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Computer Science and Information Technology

Mathematics

Project: Curriculum Development‚ Research and Graduate Student Mentoring and Supervision in Data Science

Mr. Julian Bennett

Dr. Richard Damoah

All Nations University, Ghana

Morgan State University

Space Science Technology Laboratory/Electronics and Communications Engineering Department

Physics

Project: STEM Research Pipeline Involving Earth Observation Data and its Analysis for Climate Change Monitoring in West-Africa

Dr. George Bob-Milliar

Professor Apollos Nwauwa

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Bowling Green State University

History and Political Studies/Faculty of Social Sciences

History and Africana Studies

Project: Development of Historical Studies Curriculum

Ms. Barbara Gyapong-Korsah

Professor Fred Boadu

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Duke University

Geological Engineering/Civil and Geomatic Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Project: Field Instrumentation Training and Development of Postgraduate Students

Dr. Simon Mariwah

Dr. Joseph Zume

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Geography and Regional Planning

Geography and Earth Science

Project: Enhancing UCC’ s Hydrology Curriculum and Hydrologic Research Output through the Establishment of a Coastal Watershed and Wetlands Field Research Station

Dr. Samuel Nuvor

Dr. Sylivia Mupepi

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Grand Valley State University

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Kirkhof College of Nursing

Project: Curriculum Revision for the Newly Established Master of Nursing Science Program; Student-Teaching Mentoring and Collaborative Research in Nursing

Dr. Victor Temeng

Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei

University of Mines and Technology, Ghana

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Faculty of Mineral Resources Technology

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Project: Initiating Enhanced Collaboration in Mining Engineering Research through Curriculum Development and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring

Mr. Neil Bailey

Dr. Prisca Anuforo

Aga Khan University, Kenya

Kean University

School of Nursing and Midwifery

School of Nursing

Project: Review‚ Revision and Co-development of AKU-SONAM BScN Curriculum

Dr. Evans Basweti

Dr. Theophilus Udeigwe

Kisii University‚ Kenya

Texas Technical University

Agriculture and Natural Resources Management

Plant and Soil

Project: Strengthening Kisii University Agricultural Programs: Enhancing the Environmental Health and Water Resource Management Program and Improving Scientific Proposal and Manuscript Writing

Dr. Susan Bosire

Dr. Rose Lugano

Technical University of Mombasa, Kenya

University of Florida

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Project: Curriculum Co-development for the Kiswahili Language

Professor Frederick Gravenir

Dr. Fredrick Nafukho

Kenyatta University, Kenya

Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University

Division for Research

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

Project: Research Capability Enhancement in a New Division for Research; Design and Delivery of Online Programs

Professor Eucharia Kenya

Professor Njoki Wane

University of Embu, Kenya

University of Toronto

Biological Sciences

Social Justice Education

Project: How to Succeed in Graduate School: Student Training and Mentorship; Grant Proposal Writing & Publication Preparation

Mr. Paul Machogu

Dr. James Gathii

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

School of Law

Project: Capacity Building Project in the Area of Commercial Law

Dr. David Mwambari

Professor Peyibomi Soyinka-Airewele

United States International University-Africa, Kenya

Ithaca College

International Relations

Politics

Project: Mentor Ph.D. and Master’s Students in International Relations and Collaborative research in the area of Peace and Conflict Studies‚ Political Economy‚ African International Relations‚ Diplomacy and Foreign Policy‚ Security Studies‚ Development Studies and General Topics in International Relations

Dr. Dorothy Njoroge

Professor Nancy Muturi

United States International University-Africa, Kenya

Kansas State University

Journalism Department

Journalism and Mass Communications

Project: Graduate Student Training and Mentorship at USIU-A

Dr. Alice Njuguna

Dr. Jasmine Renner

KCA University, Kenya

East Tennessee State University

Distance Learning

Interdisciplinary Studies

Project: Curriculum Co-development for the Distance Learning Mode and Development of a Training of Trainers Manual for the Online Instructors

Dr. Naumih Noah

Dr. Emilly Obuya

United States International University-Africa, Kenya

The Sage Colleges

School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Chemistry

Project: To Develop a Research Collaboration for Greener Antimicrobial Agents for Detoxification of Common Disease-Causing Pathogens and Curriculum Development in Analytical Chemistry

Dr. Gordon Ogweno

Dr. Joshua Muia

Kenyatta University, Kenya

Washington University in St. Louis

Medical Physiology

Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine

Project: Research Collaboration on Assays of Hemostatic Proteins ADAMTS13 and VWF and Strengthening of Medical Curriculum in Coagulation Biochemistry

Professor Kisinyo Oloo

Dr. Rose Ogutu

Rongo University College, Kenya

Delaware State University

School of Agriculture‚ Natural Resources and Environmental Studies

College of Agriculture and Related Sciences

Project: Collaborative Research Proposal Development to Improve Livelihoods of Small Holder Farmers and Mitigate Environmental Degradation in Western Kenya and Develop Partnership on Graduate Student Training

Professor Stephen Wambugu

Professor Jospeter Mbuba

Chuka University, Kenya

Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Public Policy

Project: Curriculum Co-development for New Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs in Criminology and Security Studies

Professor Peter Wasamba

Professor Evan Mwangi

The University of Nairobi, Kenya

Northwestern University

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Comparative Literature Studies

Project: Interdisciplinary Writing for Global Audiences; Co-Development with New Perspectives to Strengthen the Existing Curriculum and Make It More Interdisciplinary and Global

Dr. Melemi Abatcha

Professor Samuel Zalanga

Federal University, Gashua, Nigeria

Bethel University

Economics and Development Studies

Anthropology, Sociology & Reconciliation Studies

Project: Curriculum Co-development: Undergraduate Courses in Economics and Development Studies; Pedagogy Seminar on Strategies for Teaching Effectiveness; Interdisciplinary Research Seminar and Publishing

Dr. Kayode Adekunle

Professor Egwu Kalu

Michael Okpara University of Agriculture‚ Nigeria

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Department of Chemical Engineering

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Project: Collaborative Research on Photo-Catalytic Conversion of Glycerol (Biodiesel Byproduct) into Hydrogen and Value-Added Chemicals

Professor Ayandiji Aina

Professor Robert Dibie

Caleb University, Nigeria

Indiana University Kokomo

Department of Business Administration

Public Administration and Health Management

Project: Curriculum Co-development and Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring

Professor Isaac Rotimi Ajayi

Professor Zacchaeus Ogunnika

Crawford University, Nigeria

Virginia State University

School of Business and Social Studies

Sociology and Criminal Justice

Project: Mentoring our Junior Academics on Graduate Studies‚ Research and Appropriate Graduate Tracks‚ Capacity Building in Social Science Research and Practice

Dr. Titus Ajewole

Dr. Omonowo Momoh

Osun State University, Nigeria

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Project: Curriculum Co-development and Introduction to Renewable Energy Courses in Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies

Professor Charles Ayo

Dr. Efosa Idemudia

Covenant University, Nigeria

Arkansas Tech University

Computer/Information Sciences and Business Administration

Business Data Analytics/Management

Project: To Help to Teach and Develop Curricula/Syllabi for Big Data/Business Data Analytics/Data Science/Information Systems Courses for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Professor Christian Bolu

Professor Abby Ilumoka

Covenant University‚ Nigeria

University of Hartford

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Project: Collaborative Curriculum Development of Bachelor and Master of Engineering in Mechatronics Engineering for Sustainable Rural Infrastructure Development

Dr. Anthonia Chinweuba

Dr. Joseph Osuji

University of Nigeria‚ Nsukka

Mount Royal University

Department of Nursing Sciences

Nursing and Midwifery

Project: Research Capacity Building‚ Mentorship and Collaboration for Faculty and Graduate Students of the Department of Nursing Science

Professor Adetokunbo Denloye

Professor Babatunde Ogunnaike

University of Lagos, Nigeria

University of Delaware

Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering‚ Faculty of Engineering

Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Project: Strengthening the MSc Program in Chemical Engineering and Capacity Development for Graduate Students

Professor Christopher Eze

Dr. Uche Nwankwo

Federal University of Technology, Owerri‚ Nigeria

University of Winnipeg

Agricultural Economics

Economics

Project: Strengthening Capacity for Promoting and Facilitating Value Chains in the Agri-food Sector to Reduce Food Insecurity and Low Income: A Problem-based Learning to Enhance Research Capacities and Skills in Higher Education

Dr. Martina Ezeama

Mrs. Emilia Iwu

Imo State University, Nigeria

Howard University

Department of Nursing Science

School of Nursing

Professor Julia Ugorji

Howard University

Nursing

Project:  HIV/AIDS Faculty Education Curriculum; Develop and Pilot a Clinical Instructor/Preceptor Professional Development Curriculum

Professor Abiodun Falodun

Dr. Grace Ogiehor-Enoma

University of Benin, Nigeria

Hunter College‚ The City University of New York

Department of Nursing Science‚ School of Basic Medical Sciences

Nursing

Project: HIV/AIDS Faculty Education Curriculum; Develop and Pilot a Clinical Instructor/Preceptor Professional Development Curriculum

Professor Sabina Gomwalk

Professor James Etim

University of Jos, Nigeria

Winston Salem State University

Hunter College‚ The City University of New York

Education

Project: Strengthening the Arts Teacher Education Program, Strengthening Literacy in Plateau State and Advancing Research and Scholarship for Faculty and Doctoral Students

Professor Ibaba Ibaba

Dr. John Ejobowah

Niger Delta University, Nigeria

Wilfrid Laurier University

Department of Political Science

Global Studies

Project: Curriculum Development for Undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Political Theory to Strengthen Existing Curriculum; Collaborative Research in Identity Politics; Grow Research Capacity and Output and Mentor Graduate Students

Dr. John Igoli

Dr. Edith Onyeozili

University of Agriculture, Nigeria

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Chemistry/Science

Chemistry

Project: Collaborative Research on Natural Products Chemistry; Graduate and Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Curriculum Co-development and Revision; Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Mentoring

Dr. Salamtu Isah

Professor Macleans Geo-Jaja

Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria

Brigham Young University

Economics Department

Department of Educational Leadership

Project: Supporting Graduate Training and Mentorship‚ Curriculum Development‚ and Research Collaboration

Professor Tanko Ishaya’

Dr. Alice Etim

University of Jos

Winston Salem State University

Department of Computer Science

Accounting and Management Information Systems

Project: Strengthening the Computer Science and ICT Programs and Advancing Scholarship and Research

Dr. Babatunde Jaiyeoba

Dr. Oluwatoyin Asojo

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Baylor College of Medicine

Department of Architecture

National School of Tropical Medicine

Project: Health‚ and the Built Environment‚ a Research Collaboration‚ and Curriculum Development Project at the Interface of Biomedical Science‚ Architecture and Sustainable Development

Mr. Henry Mbanefo

Professor Peter Kalu

University of Nigeria‚ Nsukka

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Mechanical Faculty

Mechanical Engineering

Project: Training/Mentoring of Graduate Students in Oil & Gas Related Programs

Dr. Julius Ode

Dr. Jude Uzonna

University of Abuja, Nigeria

University of Manitoba

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Immunology

Project: Evaluation of Extracts from Six Medicinal Plants for Activity against African Trypanosomes

Professor Olukoya Ogen

Dr. Bridget Teboh

Adeyemi College of Education, Nigeria

University of Massachusetts‚ Dartmouth

History

History

Project: Strengthening Existing Curriculum and Co-Developing New Courses for the Department of History‚ and Curriculum Co-development for the Centre for Women Studies

Professor Chukwuma Okoye

Professor Olusegun Ojewuyi

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Drama/Theatre Arts

Theater

Project: Research Collaboration‚ Curriculum Co-development‚ Training and Mentoring

Dr. Rasidi Okunola

Dr. Temitope Oriola

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

University of Alberta

Sociology/Social Sciences

Sociology

Project: Curriculum Co-development‚ Research and Graduate Student Supervision in Criminology with Emphasis on Violent Protest Movements and Insurgencies

Professor Emiola Olapade-Olaopa

Dr. Olorunseun Ogunwobi

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Hunter College, CUNY

PIUTA Centre‚ Department of Surgery

Biological Sciences

Project: Collaborative Research in Cell and Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer in the Native African Teaching and Mentoring of Graduate Students

Professor Layioye Oyekunle

Professor Michael Adewumi

University of Lagos, Nigeria

The Pennsylvania State University

Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering‚ Faculty of Engineering

Energy and Mineral Engineering

Project: Curriculum Co-development for a Master’s Degree Program in Petroleum Engineering

Dr. Rasaq Salau

Professor Abdul Mohammed

Federal University of Technology‚ Minna, Nigeria

North Carolina Central University

Chemistry

Chemistry

Project: Collaborative Curriculum Co-development‚ Mentorship and Training in Active Learning and Computational Chemistry and Collaborative Research in Analytical/Environmental Chemistry and Chemo-metrics

Professor Adewale Solarin

Professor Nkechi Agwu

National Mathematical Centre, Nigeria

Borough of Manhattan Community College‚ CUNY

Mathematical Science Education Program

Mathematics

Project: Culture and Women's Stories: A Framework for Capacity Building in Science‚ Technology‚ Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Related Fields

Professor Charles Uwadia

Professor Adeyemi Adekoya

University of Lagos, Nigeria

Virginia State University

Department of Computer Sciences

Computer Information Systems

Project: Building Capacity Through Curriculum Co-development and Mentoring of Graduate Students and Collaborative Research in Cyber Security

Professor Esther Akinlabi

Professor Emmanuel Glakpe

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Howard University

Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment

Mechanical Engineering

Project: Globalization of Engineering Education through Curriculum Development‚ Research and Mentoring in Mechanical Engineering

Professor Louise Du Toit

Dr. Chielozona Eze

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Northeastern Illinois University‚ Chicago

Department of Philosophy

English

Project: Decolonizing the Curriculum: Exploring the Interplay of African Philosophy and Literature for Curriculum Co-development and Collaborative Research

Professor Faadiel Essop

Professor Ismail Laher

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

University of British Columbia

Department of Physiological Sciences

Medical Sciences

Project: Building Research Capacity in Vascular Biology

Dr. Jesmael Mataga

Dr. Jean-Jacques Sene

Sol Plaatje University, South Africa

Chatham University

School of Humanities

History, Political Science, and International Studies

Project: Intensive Training Module in Conflict Management and Peace Studies

Professor Janneke Mostert

Dr. Shana Ponelis

University of Zululand, South Africa

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Department of Information Studies

School of Information Studies

Project: Curriculum Co-development and Mentoring of Graduate Student Research in Information Entrepreneurship and Marketing and Capacity Building for Increased Uptake of Blended Teaching and Learning

Dr. Helen Schneider

Professor Richard Laing

University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Boston University School of Public Health

School of Public Health

Global Health

Project: Curriculum Co-development‚ Graduate Training, Mentoring and Research in Pharmaceutical Public Health and Policy

Dr. Otini Kroukamp

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Ryerson University

Water Institute

Chemistry and Biology

Project: Stellenbosch-Ryerson University Co-development of Course Content and Student Training in Environmental Sciences

Dr. Kowiyou Yessoufou

Dr. Orou Gaoue

University of South Africa

University of Hawaii‚ Manoa

Department of Life and Consumer Sciences

Department of Botany

Project: Co-developing Curriculum in Mathematical Modeling in Ecology and Research Collaboration Linking Phylogenetic Diversity with Population Dynamics

Ms. Editruda Daulinge

Dr. Rachel Boit

Aga Khan University, Tanzania

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Institute for Educational Development‚ East Africa

Human Development and Family Studies

Project: Gender and Early Childhood Literacy Development: The Involvement of Teachers and Parents in Gender Awareness and Negating Literacy Stereotypes

Dr. Geophrey Mbatta

Dr. Deo Chimba

Ardhi University, Tanzania

Tennessee State University

Civil Engineering/School of Construction Economics and Management (SCEM)

Civil Engineering

Project: Educational and Research Training of Students as Future Transportation Safety Workforce

Dr. Subira Munishi

Dr. Stanley Mubako

University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

University of Texas at El Paso

Water Resources Engineering Department

Center for Environmental Resource Management (CERM) and Geological Sciences

Project: A Collaborative Approach to Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) Curriculum Development‚ Research and Postgraduate Student Mentoring

Professor Alfred Muzuka

Dr. Joshua Idassi

Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

School of Material‚ Energy‚ Water and Environmental Sciences (MEWES)

Cooperative Extension

Project: Enhancing Applied Research and Student Mentoring: A Case of On-Farm Demonstration and Student Community Engagement

Dr. Madaka Tumbo

Dr. Hassan Virji

University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

University of Maryland

Institute of Resource Assessment

ESSIC and Geography Department

Project: Strengthening Research Capacity on Global Environmental Change and Sustainable Development

Mr. Tumwijukye Apollo

Dr. Helen Mugambi

Bishop Stuart University, Uganda

California State University‚ Fullerton

Languages and Literature

English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics

Project: Curriculum Development‚ Research Collaboration and Staff Interlinkages

Dr. Robert Byamukama

Dr. Jared Keengwe

Nkumba University, Uganda

University of North Dakota

School of Post-Graduate Studies and Research

Teaching and Learning

Project: Enhancing Graduate Student (Ph.D.) and Academic Staff Mentoring in Publications and Grant-writing

Ms. Christine Nakyejwe

Dr. Bellarmine Ezumah

Uganda Martyrs University

Murray State University

Department of Languages and Communication Studies

Journalism and Mass Communications

Project: Curriculum Co-development for a New Program in Journalism and Mass Communication with Additional Emphasis in Social/Pastoral Communication

Mr. Ben Niwagaba

Dr. Frackson Mumba

African Rural University, Uganda

University of Virginia

Technologies for Rural Transformation

Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education

Project: Effective Curriculum Delivery at African Rural University Kagadi‚ Uganda

Projects Beginning May 2016

Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

Host Collaborator

Fellow

Professor Samuel I.K. Amapadu

Dr. Frank E. Yeboah

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering/The Energy Center

Built Environment

Project: Curriculum Co-development for the Professional Master’s in Engineering (PME) Programs

  • Collaborative Research in Energy (with The Energy Center), and
  • Graduate/Master Student Thesis/Project Mentoring or Training

Dr. Isaac Kingsley Amponsah

Dr. Bernard Appiah

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Texas A&M University-College Station

Department of Pharmacognosy: Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Science

Public Health Studies

Project:

  • Research Collaboration in Rational Use of (Herbal) Medicines and
  • Training of Graduate Students and Young Faculty in Research Communication and Grant Proposal Writing

Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah

Professor George Sefa J. Dei

University of Education‚ Winneba‚ Ghana

University of Toronto

SACOST/IERIS

Social Justice Education

Project: Fostering Teaching, Research and Scholarly Publication through Collaboration

Professor Samuel Bonsu

Dr. Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Business School

Information Systems and Supply Chain Management

Project: Collaborative Research in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Dr. Sena Dei-Tutu

Dr. Josephine J. Dawuni

University of Ghana

Howard University

School of Law

Political Science

Project: Center for Law, Human Rights and Policy: Curriculum Co-development of an Interdisciplinary Course on Gender, Law and Human Rights and Mentoring of Law Students in Research, Writing and Publication

Dr. Wilhelmina J. Donkoh

Dr. Tina Abrefa-Gyan

Garden City University College, Ghana

Norfolk State University

Faculty of Health Science

Social Work

Project: Curriculum Co-development for New Joint Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Social Work, Midwifery and Nursing: Growing Research Capacity and Output of Junior Faculty and Mentoring Graduate Students in Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Bernard Kumi-Boateng

Dr. Daniel Bentil

University of Mines and Technology, Ghana

University of Vermont

Mathematics

Mathematics and Statistics

Project: Collaborative Research, Curriculum Development and Training in Biogeosciences

Dr. Margaret Barasa

Professor Augustine Agwuele

Kisii University, Kenya

Texas State University, San Marcos

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Anthropology

Project: Strengthening Existing Courses, Establishing a Phonetic Laboratory and Fostering Collaborative Research Encompassing Graduate Student Training, Supervision and Mentoring

Dr. Caroline Chemosit

Professor John Rugutt

University of Kabianga, Kenya

Illinois State University

Education Administration Planning and Management (EAPM); School of Education (SE)

Educational Administration and Foundations

Project: Grow Research Capacity among Faculty Members and Mentor Graduate Students

Professor Anthony N. Gachanja

Professor Samuel M. Mugo

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

MacEwan University, Alberta, Canada

Chemistry/School of Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Project: Rebranding Chemistry for Sustainable 21st century Innovation and Idea Exchange: Fostering Curriculum Development and Collaborative Research in Analytical, Environmental and Industrial Chemistry

Dr. Renson Muchiri Mwangi

Professor Wakiuru Wamwara

KCA University, Kenya

Wright State University, Ohio

CPA Center

Marketing

Dr. Rose Karima

 

African Nazarene University

 

Project:

  • Developing a Training Module for Training Faculty in Supervision and Mentoring of Postgraduate Students at KCA University
  • Building Research Capacity and Facilitating Research Workshops in Business for Postgraduate Students and Faculty at Africa Nazarene University

Dr. Wandia Njoya

Professor Jean Ngoya Kidula

Daystar University, Kenya

University of Georgia

Language and Performing Arts

School of Music, Musicology/Ethnomusicology Department

Project: Strengthening of Music Curriculum and Mentoring of Students

Dr. Dan Nyantika

Dr. Christine W. Mathenge

Kisii University, Kenya

Austin Peay State University, Tennessee

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Geosciences

Project:

  • Co-developing New Courses, Revising and Strengthening Existing Courses
  • Training of Graduate Students in Research Methodology, Supporting Graduate Student Training through Joint Research Supervision and Developing Collaborative Research

Professor William O. Ogara

Dr. Wondwossen Abebe Gebreyes

University of Nairobi, Kenya

The Ohio State University

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Preventive Medicine

Dr. Romdhane Rekaya

University of Georgia

Animal and Dairy Science

Dr. Samuel E. Aggrey

University of Georgia

Poultry Science

Project: Research Collaboration, Co-Developing New Curricula and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in One Health and Animal Genetics and Genomics

Dr. Fredrick Ogenga

Dr. Abu Bah

Rongo University, Kenya

Northern Illinoi University

Center for Media, Democracy, Peace and Security; Department of Communication, Journalism and Media Studies

Sociology

Project: Universities as Potential Sites for Radicalization and Impacts on State-building in the Context of Media Representation, towards Peace and Security in Kenya

Professor Sheila Doris Adhiambo Okoth

Dr. Anne A. Osano

University of Nairobi

Bowie State University, Maryland

School of Biological Sciences

Natural Sciences

Project: Ethnomedical, Ethnobotanical and Sample Collection for Metabolite Diversity Studies of Tropical (Kenyan) Variety of Azadiracta Indica, Neem Tree

Professor Paul Onchera Onsare

Dr. Zandile P. Nkabinde

University of Kabianga, Kenya

New Jersey City University

School of Education

Special Education

Project:

  • Curriculum Co-development of Nursing E-Modules, Teaching and Online Facilitation
  • Training Workshops and Faculty Seminars on Implementing Online Nursing Program
  • Interaction With Graduate Students and Their Supervisors Working in Reproductive Health

Dr. Nelson Owuor Onyango

Professor Hesborn Wao

University of Nairobi

University of South Florida

School of Mathematics

Internal Medicine

Project: Building Capacity Through Training and Mentoring of Graduate Students and Early-Career Faculty in Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analysis, and Mixed Methods Applications

Dr. Zablone Okollah Owiti

Dr. Fulbert L. Namwamba

University of Kabianga, Kenya

Southern University, Louisiana

Environmental Studies & Integrated Natural Resource Management/ School of Natural Resource and Environmental Management

Urban Forestry

Project: Geo-spatial Technology Exchange Bridge Across the Atlantic for Environmental and Natural Resource Management and Curricula Development

Professor Paul Mwanza Shiundu

Dr. Rachel Mwikali Ndonye

The Technical University of Kenya

Montgomery College, Maryland

Chemical Sciences and Technology

Chemistry

Project: Strengthening Newly Developed Curriculum in Medicinal Chemistry and Mentoring Female Students in Science and Technology

Dr. Romorah Simiyu

Professor Kefa M. Otiso

Kisii University, Kenya

Bowling Green State University, Ohio

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Geography

Project: Geographic Research, Curriculum Co-development, and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring at Kisii University

Dr. Seye Babatunde

Dr. Josephine Etowa

University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

University of Ottawa, Canada

Public Health

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Nursing

Project: Enhancing Research Capacity Development and Establishing Evidence for Improved MNCH through Interdisciplinary Collaborations in Public Health and Nursing Care

Professor Godini Darah

Dr. Nduka Otiono

Delta State University‚ Abraka, Nigeria

Carleton University, Canada

English and Literary Studies

Institute of African Studies

Project: Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Project Writing in Literature

Professor Ademola Dasylva

Dr. Pauline Uwakweh

Redeemer's University, Nigeria

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Department of English and Professional Communication

English

Project: Collaborative Curriculum Co-development of African and African-American Literature Programs

Dr. Obuks Ejohwomu

Dr. Musibau Shofoluwe

Bells University of Technology, Nigeria

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Management Technology/College of Management Sciences

Built Environment

Project:

  • Collaborative Research in Project Management, Sustainable Construction, Building Services, and
  • Curriculum Co-development, Mentorship and Training in Academic Practice

Professor Kolawole Falade

Professor Akinbode Adedeji

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

University of Kentucky

Food Technology/Faculty of Technology

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

Project: Research Collaboration and Curriculum Co-development in the Department of Food Technology for Food Extrusion Program towards Enhancement of Students' Entrepreneurship Skills

Dr. Akanni Lawanson

Professor Mary Ayadi

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

University of Houston-Clear Lake, Texas

Department of Economics/Faculty of Social Science

Healthcare Administration

Project: Collaborative Research in Health Economics and Graduate Student Teaching, Training and Thesis Development

Dr. Catherine Nnamani

Dr. Nwadiuto Esiobu

Ebonyi State University, Nigeria

Florida Atlantic University

Biotechnology Research and Development Center

Biological Sciences

Project: Capacity Building in Tropical Plant and Microbial Biotechnology for Food Security and Environmental Sustainability in Nigeria

Professor Azubuike Nwankwo

Dr. Grace Ukasoanya

Nigerian Defense Academy

University of Manitoba, Canada

Psychology

Educational Administration

Project: Promoting Military Mental Well-being and Curriculum Development Capacity Building

Dr. Chukwunonso Okafo

Mr. Anthony Ikwueme

University of Nigeria

Liberty University, Virginia

Law

Law

Project: Carnegie Foundation and University of Nigeria Faculty of Law Co-curriculum Development and Capacity Building Project for Lawyering Skills

Dr. Oluwafunmiso Olajide

Dr. Michael Olabisi

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Pepperdine University, California

Agricultural Economics

Economics

Project: Graduate Methods Course in the R Programming Language

Professor Victor Olumekun

Dr. Ifedayo Ogungbe

Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria

Jackson State University, Mississippi

Chemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Project: Investigating the Pharmacotherapeutic Action of Selected Lower Guinean Soil and Plants: Research Collaboration and Training in Medicinal Chemistry

Professor Anthony Onipede

Professor Olabisi Ojo

Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Albany State University, Georgia

Department of Medical Microbiology & Parasitology

Natural and Forensic Sciences

Project: Curriculum Co-development, Collaborative Research and Graduate Student Mentoring in Molecular Diagnostics and Pathogen Genomics

Mr. Willy Santos

Professor Tanure Ojaide

Kwara State University, Nigeria

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Languages and Literary Studies

Africana Studies

Project: Curriculum Development and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in the Department of Languages and Literary Studies

Professor Juan Bornman

Dr. Brenda Louw

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

East Tennessee State University, Tennessee

Center for Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Project: Young Children with Speech-language Disorders: Ensuring Cultural Validity of the FOCUS 34

Dr. David Drew

Professor Jan van Aardt

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Rochester Institute of Technology, New York

Forest and Wood Science

Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science

Project: Co-development of a New Undergraduate Curriculum in Forest-Focused Remote Sensing and an Enhanced Research Collaboration Strategy

Dr. Aninka Claassens

Professor Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

University of Cape Town, South Africa

University of Massachusetts,

Faculty of Law

Law

Project: Pathways to Justice in Rural KwaZulu-Natal

Mr. Cori Ham

Dr. Michael Jacobson

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Pennsylvania State University

Department of Forest and Wood Science

Ecosystem Science and Management

Project: Development of a Forest Enterprise Simulator (ForEntSim) for Small Scale Timber Farmers and Associated Extension Support

Mr. Leolyn Jackson

Dr. Adeniyi Coker

University of the Western Cape, South Africa

University of Missouri-St. Louis

Center for the Performing Arts

Theater, Dance and Media Studies

Project: ZENZI - The Musical Theatre Production: Training Students in Necessary Skills and Fostering a Knowledge Base for a Conservatory Theatre Education

Professor Harsha Kathard

Professor Lehana Thabane

University of Cape Town, South Africa

McMaster University, Canada

Department of Health Sciences Education and Department of Medicine

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Project: Strengthening Interdisciplinary Health Research, Teaching and Mentoring in Africa

Professor Charles Mbohwa

Professor Claudius Mundoma

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Florida State University

Department of Engineering and the Built Environment

Institute of Molecular Biophysics

Project: Sharing Research Equipment: Towards a Sustainable Model of Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research

Professor Sibusiso Moyo

Dr. Philomia Okeke-Ihejirika

Durban University of Technology, South Africa

University of Alberta, Canada

Research and Postgraduate Support

Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Project: Principle-led Gendered Research, Curricular and Graduate Training to be Implemented in Practice: Graduate and Gender Forum Training and Curriculum Co-development in Gender Studies, towards the Inception of a Research-anchored Gender Forum

Professor Lana van Niekerk

Dr. Sherrilene Classen

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

University of Western Ontario, Canada

Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences

Occupational Therapy

Project: Strategic Plan and Development of Highly Qualified Personnel in Driving Rehabilitation

Professor Berte van Wyk

Dr. Anne Mungai

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Adelphi University, New York

Education Policy Studies

Curriculum and Instruction

Project: African Perspectives in Education

Professor Lee Wallis

Dr. Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman

The University of Cape Town, South Africa

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Division of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Project: Implementing a Novel Prehospital Shock Care Training Program in a Resource-Constrained African Setting

Dr. Hannibal Bwire

Dr. Deogratias Eustace

University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

University of Dayton, Ohio

Department of Transportation and Geotechnical Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Project: Curriculum Co-development for Graduate Transportation Engineering Program

Dr. Anne Gongwe

Dr. Aloyce Kaliba

St. Augustine University of Tanzania

Southern University and A&M College, Louisiana

Economics

Accounting, Finance and Economics

Project: Capacity Building on Quantitative Research Methodologies in Economics and Statistics Using R

Dr. Zacharia Katambara

Professor Mbakisya Onyango

Mbeya University of Science and Technology, Tanzania

University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Built Environment Engineering

Civil Engineering

Project: Investigation of the Influence of Rice Husks on the Compressive Strength of Concrete Blocks and Development of Master’s Curriculum for Civil Engineering/Materials Concentration

Dr. Mangasini Katundu

Professor Kidane Mengisteab

Moshi Cooperative University, Tanzania

Pennsylvania State University

Research and Publications

African Studies Program

Project: Post-graduate Students’ Training and Mentoring in Research Methodology and Scholarly Writing Skills: Experience from the Diaspora

Dr. John Makunza

Dr. Primus Mtenga

University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Florida A&M University

Structural and Construction Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Project:

  • Research Collaboration on Transportation Infrastructure Management Optimization and Supervision of Capstone Design Projects
  • Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Mentoring

Dr. Yazidhi Bamutaze

Professor Tonny Oyana

Makerere University, Uganda

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Geography

Preventive Medicine

Dr. Doris Kakuru

Professor Johnson Makoba

Uganda Technology and Management University

University of Nevada-Reno

Sociology

Sociology

Dr. Paul Katamba

Bugema University

Project: Inter-university Training and Graduate Mentoring in Writing Academic Papers and Theses

Dr. Bruce Kirenga

Dr. Gerald Kayingo

Makerere University, Uganda

University of California-Davis

Medical Sciences

School of Nursing

Project: Building Capacity to Improve Lung Health: An Inter-professional, Blended Learning Module on Respiratory Medicine in East Africa (iBREATH)

Dr. Frank Mugagga

Professor Henry Bulley

Makerere University, Uganda

BMCC, City University of New York

Geography, Geoinformatics and Climate Sciences

Social Sciences, Human Services & CRJ

Project: Enhancing Capacity for Sustainable Livelihood Through

  1. Curriculum Co-development of Landscape Ecology & Ecosystems Services (Hybrid Distance Learning)
  2. Training Workshop in Landscape Ecology & Ecosystems Services for Potential African College Faculty; and
  3. Development of a Collaborative Research Grant Proposal

Dr. Constant Okello-Obura

Dr. Dick Kawooya

Makerere University, Uganda

University of South Carolina

Computing and Information Sciences

School of Library and Information Sciences

Project: Design of a Web-based Online Program for the Master of Science in Agricultural Information and Communication Management (MSc AICM), Makerere University Uganda

Dr. William Tayeebwa

Professor James Kiwanuka-Tondo

Makerere University, Uganda

North Carolina State University

Department of Journalism and Communication

Communications

Project: Review of the Journalism and Communication Graduate Program within the Curriculum Harmonization Scheme of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS)

Mr. Paul Wanjoli

Professor Telex Ngatched Nkouatchah

Kabale University, Uganda

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Institute of Engineering and Technology

Electrical Engineering

Project: Curriculum Co-development for New Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering

Projects Beginning May 2015 (Round 3)

Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

By Host Country

Host Collaborator

Fellow

Dr. Anthony Afful-Dadzie

Dr. Iddrisu Awudu

University of Ghana

Quinnipiac University, Connecticut

Business School

Department of Management

Field of Study: Business

Field of Study: Business Operations

Project: Curriculum Development for a new MBA Program in Operations Management and Supporting/Mentoring new Faculty

Mr. Emmanuel Acheampong

Dr. Anthony Denkyirah

University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Department of Special Education

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders

Field of Study: Education

Field of Study: Education

Project: Curriculum Co-Development in Transition Planning for Youth and Adults with

Special Need and Research in Special Education and Rehabilitation Education and Training

Professor Samuel Ampadu

Dr. Frank Yeboah

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

College of Engineering

Department of Built Environment

Field of Study: Engineering

Field of Study: Engineering

Project: Curriculum Co-Development for the Professional Masters in Engineering

Program, Collaborative Research in Energy (with The Energy Center) and Graduate Student Thesis/project Mentoring

Dr. Kofi Marfo

Dr. Winnie Mucherah

Aga Khan University, East Africa, Kenya

Ball State University, Indiana

Institute for Human Development

Department of Educational Psychology

Field of Study: Psychology

Field of Study: Education

Project: Capacity-Building for Africa-Sensitive Research in Child/Human Development

Professor Simon Thuranira

Dr. Jospeter Mbuba

Embu College University, Kenya

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

Department of Education and Social Studies

Department of Public Policy

Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies

Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies

Project: Collaborative Research in Criminology and Co-Development for Baccalaureate Degree in Criminology

Professor Onyewuchi Akaranta

Dr. Macleans Geo-JaJa

University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Brigham Young University, Utah

Department of Economics and Social Sciences

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Field of Study: Economics

Field of Study: Economics

Project: Publication Preparation, Proposal Writing and Curriculum Co-Development in Economics

Dr. Benedict Benebai

Dr. Paul Ugor

Niger Delta University, Amassoma, Nigeria

Illinois State University

Faculty of Arts

Department of English

Field of Study: Literature

Field of Study: Literature

Project: Research Training and Curriculum Co-Development in African Literatures and Cultures

Professor Godini Darah

Dr. Nduka Otiono

Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria

Carlton University, Canada

Department of English and Literary Studies

Institute of African Studies

Field of Study: Literature

Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies

Project: Graduate Student Teaching, Training and Mentoring on Interdisciplinary

Research Methods and Project Writing

Dr. Olayinka Ogunsuyi

Professor Philomena Okeke-Ihejirika

Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

University of Alberta, Canada

Center for Gender Issues in Science and Technology

Department of Women and Gender Studies

Field of Study: Gender Studies

Field of Study: Gender Studies

Project: Infusing Gender Into the General Studies Curriculum; Building Research Capacity Around Gender Issues in Science and Technology

Dr. Ezekiel Olumodeji

Professor Samuel Zalanga

University of Jos, Nigeria

Bethel University, Minnesota

Department of Sociology

Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Reconciliation Studies

Field of Study: Sociology

Field of Study: Sociology

Project: Train and Mentor Graduate Students to Produce Quality Dissertations and in Knowledge of Linkages in the Theory and Knowledge of the Social Sciences

Professor James Omoleye

Dr. Egwu Eric Kalu

Covenant University, Nigeria

Florida A&M University and Florida State University

Department of Engineering

Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Field of Study: Engineering

Field of Study: Engineering

Project: Collaborative Research on Electrochemical Conversion of Glycerol Waste Into Value-Added Chemicals; Curriculum Co-Development and Revision on Renewable Energy Content of Post-Graduate Program in Chemical Engineering; Graduate Student and Junior Faculty Mentoring and Co-Directing and Supervision of Graduate Students

Dr. Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso

Dr. Richard Mushi

Babcock University, Nigeria

Mississippi Valley State University

Department of Political Science and Public Administration

Department of Social Science

Field of Study: Political Science

Field of Study: Public Administration

Project: Grow Research Capacity and Mentor Graduate Students and Early-Career Faculty in Political Science/Public Administration

Professor Serena Coetzee

Dr. Paddington Hodza

University of Pretoria, South Africa

University of Wyoming

Centre for Geoinformation Science

Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center

Field of Study: Geography

Field of Study: Geography

Project: A Sustainable Geographic Information Science and Technology Cooperative Relationship on Curriculum Development, Student Mentoring and Research Between the University of Pretoria and the University of Wyoming

Mr. Leolyn Jackson

Professor Adeniyi Coker

University of the Western Cape, South Africa

University of Missouri, St. Louis

International Relations Office

Department of African/African American Studies, Theatre, Dance and Media Studies

Field of Study: Arts

Field of Study: Drama/Theater Arts

Project: The Zenzi Production and Stage Musical Project

Professor Mark Laing

Dr. Gnanambal Charmane Naidoo

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Langston University, Oklahoma

Department of Plant Pathology

Department of Biology

Field of Study: Biology

Field of Study: Biology

Project: Curriculum Co-Development of a Research Mentoring Program in Plant Pathology, and Develop an International Agriculture Experiential Program

Professor Priya Narismulu

Professor Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

North Carolina State University

Department of English Studies/University Teaching and Learning Office

Department of English

Field of Study: Literature

Field of Study: Literature

Project: Refining Graduate Student and Curriculum Co-Development as Well as Incipient Collaborative Research in English Studies, With a Focus on African Writing in English, and With Close Attention to Issues of Social Justice

Professor Sarah Radloff

Dr. Akim Adekpedjou

Rhodes University, South Africa

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Department of Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Field of Study: Mathematics

Field of Study: Mathematics

Project: Survival Analysis, Recurrent Events Modelling and the Supervision of Postgraduate Students

Projects Beginning December 2014 (Round 2)

Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

By Host Country

Host Institution

Fellow

Professor Samuel Ampadu Professor Fred Boadu
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana Duke University, North Carolina
College of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Collaborative Multi-disciplinary Research for Tackling Various Societal Challenges; Curriculum Co-development of the Content and Scope of a New Post-graduate Program in Applied Geophysics to be Mounted; Graduate Student Training and Mentoring by Co-directing the Research of Post Graduate Students
Dr. Richard Avuglah Dr. Vincent Agboto
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana Meharry Medical College, Tennessee
National Institute for Mathematical Sciences Department of Family and Community Medicine
Field of Study: Mathematics Field of Study: Mathematics
Project: Building Capacity Through Curriculum Co-development, Teaching and Research in Statistics and Bio-statistics
Professor Esi Awuah Dr. Paul Ankomah
University of Energy and Natural Resources, Ghana North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina
School of Natural Resources Department of Human Performance and Leisure Studies
Field of Study: Travel/Tourism Field of Study: Travel/Tourism
Project: Curriculum Development for Distance Learning Program in Ecotourism and Mentoring of Young Lecturers and Students
Professor Samuel Bonsu Professor Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina
School of Business Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management
Field of Study: Business Field of Study: Business
Project: Strengthening of Operations Management Curriculum in Existing Master's Program, Support New PhD Program and Mentor New Faculty and Graduate Students in Business
Professor Samuel Bonsu Professor Isaa Kwabena Otchere
Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
School of Business Sprott School of Business
Field of Study: Business Field of Study: Accounting/Finance
Project: Strengthening of Master's Degree Programs, Support for New PhD Program and Mentoring of Faculty and Students
Dr. Mary Opare Dr. Patricia Ukaigwe
Central University College, Ghana  Fairleigh Dickenson University, New Jersey
Department of Nursing Henry P. Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health
Field of Study: Nursing Field of Study: Nursing
Project: Curriculum Development in Graduate Nursing Education
Professor Kolawale Raheem Professor George Dei
University of Education, Winneba, Ghana  University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Center for School and Community Science and Technology Studies, Institute for Educational Research and Innovation Studies Department of Social Justice Education
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Africanizing School and Community Science and Technology Education Curriculum Involving Co-development of PhD Program in Education, Leadership, Innovation and Change; Collaborative Book Development; Mentoring PhD Students; Teaching Postgraduate Courses; Collaborative Research; Capacity-building Seminars
Dr. Evans Basweti Dr. Theophilus Udeigwe
Kisii University, Kenya Texas Tech University, Texas
Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Department of Plant and Soil Science
Field of Study: Agriculture Field of Study: Agriculture
Project: Graduate Student Training and Mentoring to Develop Strong, Research-Oriented Students Who Can Initiate Project Proposals for Funding and Write Academic Work and Scientific Papers
Dr. Caroline Chemosit Dr. John Rugutt
University of Kabianga, Kenya Illinois State University, Illinois
Department of Education Administration, Psychology and Foundation Department of Educational Administration and Foundations
Field of Study: Home Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Research Methodology and Data Analysis; Capacity Building and Mentoring of Graduate Students
Dr. Mark Erupe Dr. Albert Korir
Moi University, Kenya Drury University, Missouri
School of Biological and Physical Sciences Department of Chemistry
Field of Study: Chemistry Field of Study: Chemistry
Project: Co-curriculum Development in Analytical Chemistry: Using Innovative Technology for Teaching in a Reverse, Flipped Class Model
Professor Agnes Gathumbi Dr. Moses Ochanji
Kenyatta University, Kenya California State University San Marcos, California
Center for International Programs and Collaborations School of Education
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Online Curriculum Co-Development and Materials for the Teacher Professional Development Program
Dr. Wandia Njoya Professor Jean Ngoya Kidula
Daystar University, Kenya University of Georgia, Georgia
Department of Language and Performing Arts Musicology/Ethnomusicology Program
Field of Study: Music Field of Study: Music
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for Graduate Study in Contemporary Kenyan and World Music; Establishing Institutional Framework for Instrumental Performance and for Collaboration Between Local and World Artists; Strengthening the Pedagogy and Training of Music Teachers
Dr. Paul Okanda Professor Charlie Obimbo
United States International University, Kenya University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
School of Science and Technology School of Computer Science
Field of Study: Information Sciences Field of Study: Computer Science
Project: Curriculum Co-development, Graduate Supervision and Collaboration with Faculty to Teach Computer Security and Mobile Technology
Professor Sheila Okoth Dr. Anne Osano
University of Nairobi, Kenya Bowie State University, Maryland
School of Biological Sciences Department of Natural Sciences
Field of Study: Biology Field of Study: Biology
Project: Collaborative Research on the Metabololite Diversity of Neem, Kenyan Tropical Varieties of Azadirachta indica A. Juss
Dr. Hilda Omae Dr. Penina Kamina
Kisii University, Kenya State University of New York, Oneonta, New York
Faculty of Education and Human Resource Development Department of Elementary Education and Reading
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Strengthening Existing Courses in Mathematics Education; Co-curriculum Development in Mathematics Education for Graduate and PhD Programs; Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education; Growing Research Capacity Through Training, Mentoring and Supervision of Postgraduate Students
Professor George Rading Dr. Andrew Otieno
University of Nairobi, Kenya Northern Illinois University, Illinois
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department of Technology
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Refining Manufacturing Engineering Curriculum to Inculcate Manufacturing Automation; Examining a PhD Candidate and Teaching a Graduate Course in Metallurgical Engineering
Professor Paul Shiundu Dr. Rachel Ndonye
The Technical University of Kenya, Kenya Montgomery College, Maryland
Department of Chemical Sciences and Technology Department of Chemistry
Field of Study: Chemistry Field of Study: Chemistry
Project: Co-develop New Undergraduate Curriculum in Medicinal Chemistry; Review and Strengthen Existing Courses to Make them Practically Oriented and Mentor Female Students
Dr. Adeolu Adedapo Dr. Momoh Yakubu
University of Ibadan, Nigeria Texas Southern University, Texas
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences
Field of Study: Environmental Sciences Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Project: Collaborative Research in Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology; Growing Research Capacity and Output; Mentoring Graduate Students in Pharmacology
Professor Abudu Adepetu Dr. Aondover Tarhule
Kaduna State University, Nigeria University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma
Department of Geography Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
Field of Study: Geography Field of Study: Geography
Project: Graduate Teaching, Training and Mentoring to Enhance Research Skills in Geography
Dr. Johnson Adesodun Professor Emmanuel Babatunde
Federal University of Agriculture, Nigeria The Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Department of Soil Science and Land Management Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Field of Study: Anthropology Field of Study: Anthropology
Project: Research Collaboration for Graduate Students of Soil Science to Compare Their Positivistic-empirical Methodology of Environmental Preservation With Native Views on Environmental Conservation and Uses of Food
Professor Sunday Adewumi Dr. Adam Wanakaya
Federal University Lokoja, Nigeria Missouri State University, Missouri
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Faculty of Science Department of Chemistry
Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies Field of Study: Chemistry
Project: Capacity Building Workshops for Research and Grant Proposal Writing; Links for Collaboration and Mentorship
Professor Benjamin Adewuyi Professor Peter Kalu
Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria Florida A&M University, Florida
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Curriculum Review and Co-Development; Research Collaboration for Masters' and PhD students in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Graduate Student Mentoring and Training in Material Science, Nanotechnology, High Strength Alloy Material Development and Composite Materials, Strengthening Existing Collaboration With our University at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Level
Professor Charles Adisa Dr. Ben Kalu
Abia State University, Nigeria Liberty University, Virginia
College of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Biology and Chemistry
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Project: Molecular Characterization of Breast Cancers To Improve Treatment Outcomes in Nigerian Women; Collaborative Research in the Use of Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques to Identify the Genetic Signatures of Breast Cancers; Curriculum Co-development for a New Genetic Research Institute; Mentoring Medical Students in Genetic Research
Professor Adigun Agbaje Professor Mojubaolu Okome
University of Ibadan, Nigeria Brooklyn College, The City University of New York, New York
Department of Political Science Department of Political Science
Field of Study: Political Science Field of Study: Political Science
Project: Curriculum Co-Development, Research and Mentoring of Graduate Students in Gender, International Trade Policy and Globalization
Professor Lenrie Aina Dr. Isola Ajiferuke
University of Ilorin, Nigeria University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Department of Library and Information Science Faculty of Information and Media Studies
Field of Study: Library Science Field of Study: Information Sciences
Project: Graduate Teaching, Training and Mentoring in Statistical Methods for Library and Information Science to Improve Research and Grant Writing Capacity
Professor Sunday Ajayi Dr. Amos Olagunju
Caleb University, Nigeria St. Cloud State University, Minnesota
College of Pure and Applied Sciences Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
Field of Study: Computer Science Field of Study: Computer Science
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for New Undergraduate Degree in Information Technology; Strengthen Existing Curriculum in Computer Science and Initiate Protocol for Postgraduate Program in Computer Science
Professor Aderemi Atayero Professor Tokunbo Ogunfunmi
Covenant University, Nigeria Santa Clara University, California
Department of Electrical and Information Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for New Bachelor's Degree in a Novel Branch of Communications Engineering, Internet of Things Engineering; Collaborative Research in Signal Processing for Biometrics and Communication to Grow Research Capacity; Mentor Graduate Students in Communication and Computer Engineering
Professor Abi Derefaka Dr. Temitope Oriola
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Institute of Niger Delta Studies, Department of Sociology Department of Sociology
Field of Study: Sociology Field of Study: Sociology
Project: Curriculum Co-Development on Violent Protest Movements and Insurgencies and in the Sociology of Terrorism and Social Movements; Establishing a Research Group to Conduct Research on the Crime-Protest Nexus
 
Professor Christopher Eze  Dr. Uche Nwankwo 
Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria  University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 
Department of Agricultural Economics  Department of Economics 
Field of Study: Agriculture Field of Study: Economics 
Project: Strengthening Curriculum Capacity for Promoting and Facilitating Value Chains in the Agri-food Sector to Reduce Food Insecurity and Enhancing Research Capacities and Skills Among Scholars
Dr. Sheriff Folarin Professor Peyibomi Soinka-Airewele
Covenant University, Nigeria Ithaca College, New York
Department of Political Science and International Relations Department of Politics
Field of Study: Political Science Field of Study: International Relations
Project: Curiculum Co-development in Strategic and Policy Studies with Web- and Classroom-Based Simulations; Use of Cinema and Other Media to Teach Peace and Conflict Studies; Advancing Institutional Collaboration for Mentoring
Dr. Adegoke Melodi Professor James Momoh
Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria Howard University, Washington, DC
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Curriculum Review and Co-Development in Electrical Power Systems Engineering and Co-Mentoring of Graduate Students; Collaborative Research in Expansion Planning and Optimization for Electricity Systems
Professor Isidore Obot Professor James Gire
University of Uyo, Nigeria Virginia Military Institute, Virginia
Faculty of Social Sciences Department of Psychology
Field of Study: Psychology Field of Study: Psychology
Project: Curriculum Co-development for Graduate Degrees in Psychology; Mentoring Junior Scholars in Research and Publishing in Psychology
Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe Professor Kiya Felix Famoye
University of Lagos, Nigeria Central Michigan University, Michigan
Department of Mathematics Department of Mathematics
Field of Study: Mathematics Field of Study: Mathematics
Project: Graduate Student Teaching, Training, Mentoring and Collaborative Research in Statistics
Dr. Benjamin Ogunfolakan Professor Akinwumi Ogundiran
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina
Natural History Museum Department of Africana Studies 
Field of Study: Anthropology Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies 
Project: Exhibition Planning and Co-Curriculum Development for the Archaeology and Biodiversity of Sacred Groves
Dr. Vincent Okore  Dr. Angela Shogbon 
University of Nigeria, Nsukka  Mercer University, Georgia 
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences  College of Pharmacy 
Field of Study: Medical Sciences  Field of Study: Medical Sciences 
Project: Enhancing Curriculum With Best Clinical Pharmacy Practices 
Professor Chukwuma Okoye Professor Olusegun Ojewuyi
University of Ibadan, Nigeria Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois 
Department of Theater Arts  Department of Theater 
Field of Study: Drama/Theater Arts  Field of Study: Drama/Theater Arts 
Project: Collaborate in Directing a Play; Teach Graduate Students Directing; Co-review Graduate Curriculum; Co-Edit a Special Issue of Departmental Journal on Intercultural Performance 
Dr. Mabel Osifo  Dr. Grace Ogiehor-Enoma 
University of Benin, Nigeria  Hunter College, The City College of New York, New York 
Department of Nursing Science  School of Nursing 
Field of Study: Nursing  Field of Study: Nursing 
Project: Creating Service Learning Opportunities and Healthier Villages Within the Context of Community Health Nursing Education to Strengthen Existing Curriculum and Mentor Students 
Professor Olatunde Salawu Professor Irene Osisioma 
National Open University of Nigeria, Nigeria  California State University Dominguez Hills, California 
School of Education  Department of Teacher Education 
Field of Study: Education  Field of Study: Education 
Project: Curriculum Co-development, Supervision and Mentoring for New PhD Degree in Science Education 
Professor Simisola Odeyinka  Professor Ousseina Alidou 
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria  Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Jersey 
Center for Gender and Social Policy Studies  Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures 
Field of Study: Gender Studies  Field of Study: Linguistics 
  Dr. Abena Busia 
  Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey 
  Department of Women's and Gender Studies 
  Field of Study: Literature
Project: Gender and Transformative Leadership Project: Co-develop and Strengthen Existing Curriculum in Gender Studies 
Professor Iorapuu Tor  Dr. Damascus Kafumbe 
University of Jos, Nigeria  Middlebury College, Vermont 
Department of Music  Department of Music 
Field of Study: Music  Field of Study: Music 
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for New B.A. Degree in Music and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring 
Professor Benjamin Ubi  Dr. Nnadozie Oraguzie 
Cross River University of Technology, Nigeria  Washington State University, Washington 
Department of Agronomy  Department of Horticulture 
Field of Study: Agriculture  Field of Study: Agriculture 
Project: Collaborative Research and Development in Horticulture, Strengthening Curriculum in Horticulture and Mentoring Graduate Students and Staff 
Professor Juan Bornman  Professor Brenda Louw 
University of Pretoria, South Africa  East Tennessee State University, Tennessee 
Center for Augmentative and Alternative Communication  Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology 
Field of Study: Language  Field of Study: Language 
Project: Collaborative Research on Cross-cultural Translation of Communication Assessment Measures : Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth as a Basis 
Professor Lawrence Braack  Dr. Anthony Cornel 
University of Pretoria, South Africa  University of California, Davis, California 
Zoonoses Research Unit; Department of Medical Virology  Department of Entomology and Nematology 
Field of Study: Medical Sciences  Field of Study: Biology 
Project: Collaborative Research in Medical Entomology on Mosquito-borne Pathogens; Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in Medical Entomology; Knowledge and Skills Transfer in Molecular Biological and Mosquito Systematics 
Professor Pierre Du Toit  Dr. Johannes Botes
Stellenbosch University, South Africa  University of Baltimore, Maryland 
Department of Political Science  School of Public and International Affairs
Field of Study: Political Science Field of Study: Political Science 
Project: Co-development of Curriculum and Presentation of Conflict Mediation Module in Graduate Degree in Political Science; Collaborative Research on the Development of the Conflict Resolution Field in South Africa and on the Challenges of the National Development Plan in South Africa 
Dr. Pia Lamberti  Dr. Cecile Badenhorst
University of Johannesburg, South Africa  Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland, Canada
Postgraduate Center  Faculty of Education 
Field of Study: Education  Field of Study: Education
Project: Research Writing Development Workshop Collaboration 
Miss Boiketlo Mongoato Professor Mumbi Mwangi 
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa St. Cloud State University, Minnesota 
Center for the Advancement of Non-Racialism and Democracy  Department of Ethnic and Women's Studies 
Field of Study: Gender Studies  Field of Study: Gender Studies 
Project: An Institutionalized, Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching, Research and Student Mentoring as Well as Addressing Pressing Issues of Gender Disparity in the Host University and in Higher Education Across Africa 
Professor Clifford Odimegwu  Dr. Winfred Avogo 
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa  Illinois State University, Illinois 
Demography and Population Studies Program  Department of Sociology and Anthropology 
Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies  Field of Study: Sociology 
Project: Strengthening Training and Research in African Demography 
Dr. James Oguttu Professor Agricola Odoi
University of South Africa, South Africa The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Department of Comparative Medicine
Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine
Project: Research Collaboration in Spatial Epidemiology and Veterinary Public Health; Co-develop New Short Learning Program in Spatial Epidemiology for Practitioners in Veterinary and Human Health
Professor Helen Schneider Professor Richard Laing
University of the Western Cape, South Africa Boston University, Massachusetts
School of Public Health School of Public Health
Field of Study: Public Health Field of Study: Public Health
Project: Curriculum Co-development and Graduate Teaching in Face-to-Face Short Courses and Online Modules in Pharmaceutical Public Health and Policy
Professor Maxi Schoeman Professor Abdi Samatar
University of Pretoria, South Africa University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota
Department of Political Sciences Department of Geography, Environment and Society
Field of Study: Political Science Field of Study: Geography
Project: Curriculum Co-development for a Postgraduate Research Methodology Module in Political Sciences and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring
Professor Dee Smythe Dr. Sindiso Mnisi Weeks
University of Cape Town, South Africa University of New Hampshire
Center for Law and Society School of Law
Field of Study: Law Field of Study: Law
Project: Workshop and Colloquium to Present Research on Pathways to Justice in Rural KwaZulu Natal
Dr. Issa Malecela Dr. Mutindi Ndunda
Muslim University of Morogoro, Tanzania College of Charleston, South Carolina
Faculty of Arts and Humanities Department of Teacher Education
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Curriculum Co-development of Courses for On-line Delivery Through Moodle and a Course on Teaching English Language Learners Through the Content Area
Professor Kien Mteta Professor Christine Trupin
Tumaini University, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tanzania Meharry Medical College, Tennessee
School of Medicine School of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Public Health
Project: Curriculum Co-development for a Community Based Education Program With Situation Analysis to Identify Strengths, Gaps and Opportunities and for Developing Partnerships With Key Stakeholders for Sustainable Decentralized Learning Centers
Professor Karoli Njau Dr. Joshua Idassi
The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Tanzania North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, North Carolina
School of Materials, Energy, Water and Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension Program
Field of Study: Agriculture Field of Study: Agriculture
Project: Collaborative Research on Community Based Small Scale Irrigation Technologies in Agroforestry and Co-development of Agroforestry Curriculum for New Master Concentration in Sustainable Agriculture
Dr. Sylvia Baluka Professor Wilson Rumbeiha
Makerere University, Uganda Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Iowa
College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity College of Veterinary Medicine
Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine
Project: Review the Masters of Science in Animal Products Processing, Safety and Entrepreneurship Curriculum and Establish Research Collaborations and Joint Graduate Student Mentoring 
Dr. Annabella Basaza-Ejira Professor Faith-Michael Uzoka
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda Mount Royal University, Alberta, Canada
Institute of Computer Science Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
Field of Study: Computer Science Field of Study: Information Sciences
Project: Refine and Strengthen Existing Curriculum and Co-Develop New Graduate Courses in Software Engineering; Grow Research Capacity and Interaction With Graduate Students; Submit Joint Grant Proposals in Information Communication Technology for Development
Mr. Zechariah Biar Dr. Jasmine Renner
LivingStone International University, Uganda East Tennessee State University, Tennessee
Quality Assurance Unit Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Research Collaboration to Evaluate Kindle Implementation
Dr. Gabriel Kasozi  Professor Peter Nkedi-Kizza 
Makerere University, Uganda University of Florida, Florida
Department of Chemistry Department of Soil and Water Science
Field of Study: Environmental Sciences Field of Study: Agriculture
Project: Research Collaboration on Environmental Fate and Transport of Agricultural Chemicals Used for Production of Cash Crops in the Lake Victoria Watershed 
Dr. Florence Tushabe Dr. Joseph Kizza
Uganda Technology and Management University University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Tennessee
School of Graduate Studies College of Engineering and Computer Science
Field of Study: Computer Science  Field of Study: Computer Science 
Project: Teaching, Mentoring and Graduate Research Supervison to Strengthen the Digital Forensics Program

Projects Beginning 2014 (Round 1)

Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

By Host Country

Host Institution

Fellow

Dr. Suzanne Buchele Dr. Patrick F. Mensah
Ashesi University College, Ghana Southern University and A&M College, Louisiana
Department of Computer Science Department of Mechanical Engineering
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Engineering Curriculum Co-Development
Dr. Nelson Agbo Dr. Emmanuel A. Frimpong
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia
Department of Fisheries and Watershed Management Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Field of Study: Biology Field of Study: Biology
Project: New Master’s Degree in Aquaculture, Fisheries and Water Resources Management Curriculum Co-Development
Dr. Simon Ngigi Dr. Ishmael Irungu Munene
The Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya Northern Arizona University, Arizona
Faculty of Education Department of Educational Leadership
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Needs Assessment Research Collaboration for Teaching and Learning Center and Development of Training Curriculum Guidelines on Pedagogy and Integration of Information Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
Dr. John Muchiri Dr. Irene Kimaru
Kenya Methodist University, Kenya St. John Fisher College, New York
Faculty of Science and Technology, and Directorate of Research and Development Department of Chemistry
Field of Study: Chemistry Field of Study: Chemistry
Project: Curriculum Co-Development and Collaborative Research in Environmental and Analytical Chemistry
Professor Maurice Amutabi Dr. Kefa M. Otiso
Kisii University, Kenya Bowling Green State University, Ohio
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Department of Geography
Field of Study: Geography Field of Study: Geography
Project: Strengthen Existing Curriculum and Co-Develop New Courses in Geography, Including for Graduate and PhD Programs, Grow Research Capacity
Professor Patts Odira Dr. Esther Adhiambo Obonyo
University of Nairobi, Kenya University of Florida, Florida
Department of Civil and Construction Engineering School of Building Construction
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Research Training for Graduate Architecture and Engineering Students Based on Learning Through Service Approach
Dr. Fredrick Ogenga Dr. Abu Bakarr Bah
Moi University, Rongo University College, Kenya Northern Illinois University, Illinois
Department of Communication Journalism and Media Studies Department of Sociology
Field of Study: Communications Field of Study: Sociology
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for Graduate Program in Media, Democracy and Peace Studies
Dr. Happiness Oselebe Dr. Nwadiuto Esiobu
Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria Florida Atlantic University, Florida
Biotechnology Research and Development Center Department of Biological Sciences
Field of Study: Biology Field of Study: Biology
Project: Curriculum Co-Development in Biotechnology and Soil Microbiology; Enhance Functionality of Biotech Center Laboratory; Train Graduate Students in Biotechnology Techniques
Dr. Johnson Adesodun Dr. Kelebogile Setiloane
Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria University of Delaware, Delaware
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition
Field of Study: Home Economics Field of Study: Public Health
Project: Research Collaboration on Nutrition Education for Vulnerable Groups
Ms. Olabukunola Williams Professor Nkechi Madonna Agwu
Federal University for Technology Akure, Nigeria Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of New York, New York
Center for Gender Issues in Science and Technology Department of Mathematics
Field of Study: Mathematics Field of Study: Education
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for Teaching Mathematics Based on Nigerian Socio-Cultural Milieau and to Nurture Girls to Consider Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Careers; Capacity Building for Teachers and Research on Curriculum Developed
Professor Christian Bolu Professor Leonard C. Onyiah
Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria St. Cloud State University, Minnesota
Office of the Dean Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Field of Study: Mathematics Field of Study: Mathematics
Project: Curriculum Co-Development and Teaching in Statistical Analysis Software Programming and Applications in Statistics and Analytics
Professor Zacheaus Apata Dr. Bukola Adeyemi Oyeniyi
Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Nigeria Missouri State University, Missouri
Department of History and International Studies Department of History
Field of Study: Arts Field of Study: History
Project: Curriculum Co-Development in African History and African Social History, Especially Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
Dr. Olusegun Akanbi Dr. Bankole K. Fasanya
University of Ibadan, Nigeria North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, North Carolina
Department of Industrial and Production Engineering Department of Applied Engineering Technology
Field of Study: Engineering Field of Study: Engineering
Project: Curriculum Co-Development in Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering; Research Collaboration on Effects of Noise on Auditory Performance of Small Scale Industrialists and Study of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Local Construction Workers and Garment Designers
Professor Chinedum Babalola Dr. Adeboye Adejare
University of Ibadan, Nigeria University of the Sciences, Pennsylvania
Centre for Drug Discovery, Development and Production Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Chemistry
Project: Research Collaboration on Interaction Between Compounds and Small Endogenous Materials That Can Serve as Targets for Drug Action; Design and Interpretation of Experimental Protocols That Demonstrate and Quantify Specific Biological Activity of Compounds; Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in Drug Design
Dr. Jeleel Ojuade Dr. Anthonia C. Kalu
University of Ilorin, Nigeria Ohio State University-Columbus, Ohio
Department of English and The Performing Arts Department of African American and African Studies
Field of Study: Literature Field of Study: Literature
Project: Conduct Workshops to Link Departments of English and Performing Arts to Train Writers and Artists; Mentor Graduate Students and Train Faculty on How to Mentor and Retain Students
Mr. Willys Santos Dr. Aribidesi A. Usman
Kwara State University, Nigeria Arizona State University, Arizona
College of Humanities Management and Social Sciences School of Social Transformation, African and African American Studies Program
Field of Study: Archaeology Field of Study: Anthropology
Project: Curriculum Co-Development and Teaching of History and Heritage Studies; Collaborative Research on Oral History and Archeology
Dr. Adenike Olaogun Dr. Stella C Iwuagwu
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria Cleveland State University, Ohio
Department of Nursing Science School of Health Sciences
Field of Study: Nursing Field of Study: Public Health
Project: Curriculum Co-Development of Nursing E-Modules, Teaching and Online Facilitation; Training Workshops and Faculty Seminars on Implementing Online Nursing Program; Interaction With Graduate Students and Their Supervisors Working in Reproductive Health
Professor Ayobami Salami Dr. Thomas I. Nathaniel
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Greenville, South Carolina
College of Health Sciences Department of Biomedical Sciences
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Biology
Project: Co-Development of Integrated Medical School Curriculum; Research and Mentoring of Medical and Graduate Students
Professor Enuvie Akpokodje Dr. Jimmy O. Adegoke
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri
Institute of Natural Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development Department of Geosciences
Field of Study: Environmental Sciences Field of Study: Environmental Sciences
Project: Curriculum Co-Development in Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability; Teach Graduate Remote Sensing Course; Supervise and Mentor Graduate Student Projects; Develop Flood Management System for Niger Delta; Plan for Conference on Deltas in Africa; Develop Grant Proposals on River Basin Management
Dr. Seye Babatunde Dr. Josephine B. Etowa
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Centre for Health and Development School of Nursing
Field of Study: Nursing Field of Study: Nursing
Project: Collaboration and Faculty Mentoring in Qualitative Nursing Research Steps for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
Professor Jaya Raju Professor Ismail H.A. Abdullahi
University of Cape Town, South Africa North Carolina Central University, North Carolina
Library and Information Studies Centre School of Library and Information Sciences
Field of Study: Library Science Field of Study: Library Science
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for a Library Science Study Abroad Program; Research on Internationalization of Library Science Education Involving Africa
Professor Lee Wallis Dr. Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman
University of Cape Town, South Africa University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado
Division of Emergency Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Project: Research Collaboration to Assess the Effectiveness of an African First Aid Responder System
Professor James Darkwa Dr. Claudius Mundoma
University of Johannesburg, South Africa Florida State University, Florida
Department of Chemistry Institute of Molecular Biophysics
Field of Study: Chemistry Field of Study: Chemistry
Project: Collaboration to Develop a Centralized Research Asset Management System for Scientific Resources and Business Models to Procure and Maintain Core Research Facilities at the Host University
Professor Pascal Bessong Dr. Denis Manga Tebit
University of Venda, South Africa University of Virginia, Virginia
Department of Microbiology Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Project: Collaboration on Genetic and Phenotypic Drug Resistance and Viral Fitness Protocols for HIV/AIDS and Global Health Research; Mentoring Graduate Students in Developing Research Projects
Professor Gillian Marcelle Dr. Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts
School of Social Science, Faculty of Humanities Program in Science, Technology, and Society
Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies Field of Study: Interdisciplinary Studies
Project: Collaboration to Develop Research Project Proposals on Archeological, Philosophical, Historical, Anthropological, Linguistic, Political and Technical Aspects of Science, Technology and Innovation in and From the Global South
Professor Michele Ramsay Dr. Prashiela Manga
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa New York University School of Medicine, New York
Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology and The Department of Cell Biology
Field of Study: Biology Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Project: Research Collaboration in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics to Improve Understanding of and Develop Effective Therapies for Pigment Disorders in Africa
Mrs. Zainab Iddi Dr. Charles M. Bwenge
The State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania University of Florida, Florida
Department of Kiswahili for Foreigners Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Field of Study: Language Teaching Field of Study: Language
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for a New Program in Teaching Swahili as a Foreign Language
Ms. Mwashamba Suraka Professor Alwiya S. Omar
The State University of Zanzibar, Tanzania Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Department of Kiswahili for Foreigners Department of Linguistics
Field of Study: Linguistics Field of Study: Linguistics
Project: Graduate Student Training, Mentoring and Research Supervision in Kiswahili Linguistics, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics and Discourse Analysis
Dr. Paschal Soita Dr. Wycliffe W. Njororai Simiyu
Kyambogo University, Uganda University of Texas at Tyler, Texas
Department of Sport Science Department of Health and Kinesiology
Field of Study: Education Field of Study: Education
Project: Strengthen Curriculum in Sport Science, Set Up Human Performance Lab and Teaching Fitness Center, Collaborate on Human Performance Research and Mentor Graduate Students on Careers in Sport and Physical Education
Professor Richard Adome Dr. Darowan S. Akajagbor
Makerere University, Uganda D'Youville College, New York
Department of Pharmacy School of Pharmacy
Field of Study: Medical Sciences Field of Study: Medical Sciences
Project: Curriculum Co-Development in Pharmaceutical Care Management
Dr. Samuel Majalija Professor John B. Kaneene
Makerere University, Uganda Michigan State University, Michigan
School of Biosecurity, Biotechnical and Laboratory Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity Center for Comparative Epidemiology - Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine
  Professor Margaret Loy Khaitsa
  Mississippi State University, Mississippi
  Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine
  Field of Study: Veterinary Medicine
  Dr. Florence Studstill Wakoko
  Columbus State University, Georgia
  Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology
  Field of Study: Sociology
Project: Refine and Strengthen Graduate Curriculum in International Infectious Disease Management for East and Central Africa; Refine and Add Modules in African Women Studies, Women Leadership and Management and Service Learning; Adivse and Mentor Graduate Students; Submit Joint Grants and Conduct Joint Research on Food Safety.

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