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