PROJECTS SELECTED TO BEGIN IN MAY 2017

Selected Host Collaborators and Fellows

By Host Country

Host Collaborator

Fellow

Dr. Ebenezer Ayesu *Multi-Institutional Cohort Project Dr. Albert Wuaku
University of Ghana Florida International University
Sociology Religious Studies
Dr. Samuel Awuah-Nyamekye Dr. Jean Rahier
University of Cape Coast, Ghana Florida International University
  Anthropology
Project: "Theorizing the African Diaspora in the 21st Century: The Emergence of a Transnational Field of Inquiry / Theories, Methodologies, Debates and Trends in Recent Scholarship on African and African Diaspora Religions" Graduate teaching, mentoring and supervision of research, potential graduate studies curricular development
Dr. Anthony Afful-Dadzie *Cohort Project Dr. Anthony Asare
University of Ghana Quinnipiac University
Information Sciences/Systems Business / Marketing
  Dr. Iddrisu Awudu
  Quinnipiac University
  Engineering
Project: Curriculum and course material development for proposed MBA in Operations and Logistic Management; Research collaboration on Generation Expansion Planning (GEP) model for developing countries and fuel price and availability; and Faculty/Graduate student mentorship
Dr. Susan Buchele Dr. Dekuwmini Mornah
Ashesi University College, Ghana Virginia Military Institute
Business Economics
Project: Ghana - U.S. Entrepreneurship Collaboration
Dr. Yaa Owusu Professor Eric Tenkorang
University of Ghana Memorial University of Newfoundland
Sociology Sociology
Project: Building the capacity of graduate students in researching hard-to-reach and rare populations in low-income settings
Dr. Joanna Boampong Dr. Francis Aggor
University of Ghana Texas Christian University
Language Language
Project: Interdisciplinary Curriculum Co-Development in the College of Humanities
Dr. Fastina Enninful Dr. Francis Wiafe-Amoako
Pentecost University College, Ghana Howard University
Interdisciplinary Studies Political Science
Project: Crafting a curriculum for a new MPhil and BA International Development Studies Program
Dr. Richard Buamah Dr. Kebreab Ghebremichael
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology‚ Kumasi, Ghana University of South Florida
Engineering Environmental Engineering
Project: Collaborative research - Technology based solution for cleaner water production and wastewater treatment.
Mr. Patrick Agbesinyale Dr. Kwamina Panford
University of Cape Coast, Ghana Northeastern University
Interdisciplinary Studies Interdisciplinary Studies
Project: Towards Sustainable Resource Development and Use in Africa: Challenges in Ghana Africa's Political Economy & Natural Resources and Sustainable Development. The first phase involves a baseline study of Ghana's 6 oil districts to be issued as a technical report. The second phase will convert the report into a scholarly book.
Dr. Lydia Aziato Dr. Magdalena Richter
University of Ghana University of Alberta
Nursing Nursing
Project: Working together to position the University of Ghana School of Nursing members to implement and sustain a Nursing PhD program.
Dr. Kwasi Awuah Dr. Patrick Bobbie
Valley View University, Ghana Southern Polytechnic State University
Computer Science Computer Science
Project: PhD in Computer Science Curriculum: A Co-development Project. Mentoring and training of Computer Science Faculty members.
Dr. Prince Adjei Dr. Samuel Adu-Prah
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana Sam Houston State University
Geography Geography
Project: Geospatial technology curriculum enhancement and training for social science research
Dr. John Essel Dr. Stephen Opoku-Duah
Knutsford University College, Ghana Ohio Valley University
Education Environmental Sciences
Project: Secondary-Science Education Co-Curriculum Development at Knutsford University College in Accra, Ghana
Mr. Paul Okanda Dr. Charlie Obimbo
United States International University, Kenya University of Guelph
School of Law Computer Science
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for New Master's Degree in Information Security
Dr. Mwakio Tole Dr. Benjamin Mwashote
Pwani University, Kenya Florida State University
Geology Environmental Sciences
Project: Curriculum Co-Development for Bachelors and Master's Degree in Oceanography; Collaborative research in Oceanography
Dr. Asenath Sigot Dr. Billystrom Jivetti
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST)‚ Kenya University of New Mexico
Public Health Interdisciplinary Studies
Project: Building Capacity through Training and Mentoring of Graduate Students in Research, Participatory Methods, Community Studies, Proposal Development and Manuscript Preparation in the New Interdisciplinary Public Health Program.
Dr. Micah Oyaro Dr. Charles Darkoh
University of Nairobi, Kenya University of Texas School of Public Health
Medical Sciences Biomedical Sciences
Project: Strengthening research collaboration in enteric infectious diseases through academic exchange, mentorship, scientific writing, and grant writing
Dr. joyce Kiplimo Dr. Joseph Rugutt
University of Kabianga, Kenya Missouri State University
Chemistry Chemistry
Project: Collaborative Research on Isolation of Medicinal Compounds from Kenyan Plants in the Mau Forest Complex
Dr. Agnes Gathumbi Dr. Pauline Gichiru
Kenyatta University, Kenya Central Connecticut State University
Education Education
Project: Building 'glocal' Competence Among In-service Graduate Student Teachers and Junior Faculty through Support, Training, Mentoring and Collaborative Research
Dr. Motunrayo Akande Dr. Momoh Yakubu
University of Abuja, Nigeria Texas Southern University
Medical Sciences Biomedical Sciences
Project: Development of Integrated and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration, Curriculum Co-Development, and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in Drug Development, Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment in the University of Abuja, Nigeria.
Dr. Adenike Olaogun Dr. Adejoke Ayoola
Bowen University, Iwo, Nigeria Calvin College
Nursing Maternal Child Nursing
Project: Co- Development and Strengthening of a New Curriculum, Development of Research Capacity on Women's Health Empowerment into Nursing Education and Clinical Practice.
Professor Mary Kolawole Dr. Adetayo Alabi
Kwara State University, Nigeria University of Mississippi
Literature Comparative Literature Studies
Project: Curriculum Co-Development and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring
Dr. Aifuwa Edosomwan Dr. Amiso George
Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria Texas Christian University
Communications Communications / Public Relations
Project: Graduate student mentoring and curriculum co-development for postgraduate degrees in media and communication
Professor Isidore Diala Dr. Cajetan Iheka
Imo State University‚ Nigeria University of Alabama
Literature Comparative Literature
Project: Curriculum Co-Development in Academic Writing, and Graduate Student Teaching/Mentoring in Environmental Humanities
Dr. Williams Obiozor Professor Emmanuel Onyeozili
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Interdisciplinary Studies Interdisciplinary Studies
Project: Curriculum co-development, graduate student training and mentoring concentrating on Criminal Justice and Criminology education and graduate studies.
Dr. Ademola Popoola Professor Folakemi Odedina
University of Ilorin, Nigeria University of Florida
Medical Sciences Medical Sciences
Project: Research Collaboration: Prostate Cancer and Risk Factors in Nigerian Men
Dr. Ifeyinwa Ajah Dr. Fortune Mhlanga
Ebonyi State University, Nigeria Lipscomb University
Computer Science Computer Science
Project: Capacity Building on Algorithm and Complexities Towards Development of Quality Software System for Sustainable National Development, Co-Develop New and Strengthen Existing Curriculum, Grow Research Capacity and Output and Mentor Graduate Students in Computer Science.
Dr. Kayode Adeniji Dr. Getachew Dagne
University of Ilorin, Nigeria University of South Florida
Public Health Mathematics / Statistics
Project: A New Course on Bayesian Inference for Graduate Students and Bayesian application to Geographical Mapping of Prostate Cancer Incidence in North-Central of Nigeria.
Dr. Nora Daduut Dr. Honoré Missihoun
University of Jos‚ Nigeria University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Language Language
Project: Curriculum Development and Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in the Department of Languages and Literary Studies, University of Jos, Faculty of Arts
Professor Sylvia Uzochukwu Professor Oladele Gazal
Federal University‚ Oye-Ekiti‚ Nigeria. St. Cloud State University
Biology Agriculture
Project: Collaborative research on ethnobotanicals utilization and mammalian reproduction, lecturing in animal physiology, training in experimental surgical techniques in Life Sciences and radioimmunoassay, curriculum development in mammalian physiology and endocrinology, training of graduate students and mentoring of Junior faculty, and capacity building in endocrinology.
Professor Esther Adegbite Dr. Olusegun Ayadi
University of Lagos, Nigeria Texas Southern University
Accounting / Finance Accounting / Finance
Project: Collaborative Research in Banking and Finance, Graduate Student Teaching, Mentoring and Thesis
Professor Willys Santos Professor Onookome Okome
Kwara State University‚ Nigeria University of Alberta
Film/Cinema Studies Literature
Project: Curriculum Development and Faculty Training on Film Studies
Dr. Sunday Adedini Dr. Stella Babalola
Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria Johns Hopkins University
Demography and Social Statistics Dept. Public Health
Project: Strengthening Research Training in Population and Public Health (SRETIPH)
Professor Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe Dr. Toluwalogo Odumosu
University of Lagos, Nigeria University of Virginia
Engineering Engineering
Project: Research Collaboration on Science and Technology Policy in Nigeria, particularly around Telecommunications Policy. Curriculum co-development on engineering in society classes. Telecommunications Policy in Nigeria: Reviewing the GSM revolution
Professor Godswill Onunkwo Dr. Uche Ndefo
University of Nigeria‚ Nsukka, Nigeria Texas Southern University
Medical Sciences Medical Sciences
Project: Development of Doctor of Pharmacy Program
Dr. Davies Adeloye Dr. Wura Jacobs
Covenant University, Nigeria California State University Fullerton
Public Health Public Health
Project: Enhancing Covenant University's Public Health Research Capacity through Collaborative Research, Student Mentoring, and Curriculum Co-Development
Professor Peter Njuho Dr. Bernard Omolo
University of South Africa, South Africa University of South Carolina Upstate
Mathematics Mathematics
Project: Conduct collaborative research in statistical modeling including design of experiments and building capacity through training and mentoring of postgraduate students. In addition, advise on development of MSc in Biostatistics Program
Professor Colin Chasi Professor Handel Wright
University of Johannesburg, South Africa University of British Columbia
Interdisciplinary Studies Interdisciplinary Studies
Project: Rethinking African Cultural Studies in the Context of a Rethinking of Humanities in a South African University: With special focus on the field of Communication Studies
Mr. Ahaz Kulanga Professor Christine Trupin
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Tanzania Meharry Medical College
Medical Sciences Public Health
Project: Developing mutually beneficial clinical rotations framework for year 3 (KCMUC) and year 4 (MMC) medical students to establish a Global Health Certificate Program and creating and implementing processes for long-term collaborative training, mentoring and transdisciplinary research for students and faculty.
Mr. Issa Malecela Dr. Mutindi Ndunda
Muslim University of Morogoro, Tanzania College of Charleston
Education Math Education
Project: Investigation of how Education Instructors Integrate Technology as Teaching and Learning Tools in the Preparation of Teachers for primary and secondary classrooms in Tanzania
Dr. Chrispina Lekule Dr. Richard Mushi
St. Augustine University of Tanzania Mississippi Valley State University
Education Public Administration
Project: Modelling and Promoting Research through Mentorship among Graduate Students and Junior Researchers in the Field of Education and Social Sciences.
Dr. John Jeckoniah *Multi-Institutional Cohort Project Dr. Florence Wakoko
Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania Columbus State University
Gender Studies Rural Sociology
Professor John David Kabasa Professor Margaret Khaitsa
Makerere University, Uganda Mississippi State University
  Veterinary Medicine
Project: Graduate Student Training, Leadership Empowerment, and, Collaborative Research Strengthening for Women in East Africa
Dr. Tumani Nyamhanga Dr. Rosemary Eustace
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania Wright State University
Public Health Nursing
Project: Collaborative research in HIV/AIDS prevention and curriculum co-development in strengthening MUHAScapacity for elective programs.
Professor Lawrence Mugisha Dr. Patrick Pithua
Makerere University, Uganda University of Missouri, Colombia
Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Medicine
Project: Strengthening Collaboration in Zoonotic Disease Research, Curriculum Development in Applied Veterinary Epidemiology, and Student Advising.