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.