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