The New Class of Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows

HB-Carnegie-ADFThe Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program sends African-born scholars who are currently teaching at American or Canadian universities to Africa for 14 to 90 days during the summer to collaborate with faculty members at African institutions on curriculum development, research, graduate teaching, training, or mentoring activities. The fellows will work with African faculty members in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Expenses for the scholars to travel to Africa and a daily stipend will be paid. Since the beginning of the program in 2013, there have been 169 scholars selected for the program.

The 59 scholars in the latest cohort of Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows and their current academic affiliations are listed below. The country in Africa where they will be working as a fellow is listed in parentheses. Ten of the scholars currently teach at historically Black colleges and universities.

  • Tina Abrefa-Gyan, Norfolk State University (Ghana)
  • Akinbode Adedeji, University of Kentucky (Nigeria)
  • Samuel E. Aggrey, University of Georgia (Kenya)
  • Augustine Agwuele, Texas State University, San Marcos (Kenya)
  • Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah, University of North Carolina Greensboro (Ghana)
  • Bernard Appiah, Texas A&M University (Ghana)
  • Mary Ayadi, University of Houston-Clear Lake (Nigeria)
  • Abu Bah, Northern Illinois University (Kenya)
  • Daniel Bentil, University of Vermont (Ghana)
  • Henry Bulley, City University of New York (Uganda)
  • Sherrilene Classen, University of Western Ontario (South Africa)
  • Adeniyi Coker, University of Missouri-St. Louis (South Africa)
  • Josephine J. Dawuni, Howard University (Ghana)
  • George Sefa J. Dei, University of Toronto (Ghana)
  • Nwadiuto Esiobu, Florida Atlantic University (Nigeria)
  • Josephine Etowa, University of Ottawa (Nigeria)
  • Deogratias Eustace, University of Dayton (Tanzania)
  • Wondwossen Abebe Gebreyes, Ohio State University (Kenya)
  • Anthony Ikwueme, Liberty University (Nigeria)
  • Michael Jacobson, Pennsylvania State University (South Africa)
  • Aloyce Kaliba, Southern University (Tanzania)
  • Dick Kawooya, University of South Carolina (Uganda)
  • Gerald Kayingo, University of California, Davis (Uganda)
  • Jean Ngoya Kidula, University of Georgia (Kenya)
  • James Kiwanuka-Tondo, North Carolina State University (Uganda)
  • Brenda Louw, East Tennessee State University (South Africa)
  • Johnson Makoba, University of Nevada-Reno (Uganda)
  • Christine W. Mathenge, Austin Peay State University (Kenya)
  • Kidane Mengisteab, Pennsylvania State University (Tanzania)
  • Nee-Kofi Mould-Millman, University of Colorado School of Medicine (South Africa)
  • Primus Mtenga, Florida A&M University (Tanzania)
  • Samuel M. Mugo, MacEwan University (Kenya)
  • Claudius Mundoma, Florida State University (South Africa)
  • Anne Mungai, Adelphi University (South Africa)
  • Fulbert L. Namwamba, Southern University (Kenya)
  • Rachel Mwikali Ndonye, Montgomery College (Kenya)
  • Zandile P. Nkabinde, New Jersey City University (Kenya)
  • Telex Ngatched Nkouatchah, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Uganda)
  • Ifedayo Ogungbe, Jackson State University (Nigeria)
  • Tanure Ojaide, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Nigeria)
  • Olabisi Ojo, Albany State University (Nigeria)
  • Philomia Okeke-Ihejirika, University of Alberta (South Africa)
  • Michael Olabisi, Pepperdine University (Nigeria)
  • Mbakisya Onyango, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  • Anne A. Osano, Bowie State University (Kenya)
  • Nduka Otiono, Carleton University (Nigeria)
  • Kefa M. Otiso, Bowling Green State University (Kenya)
  • Tonny Oyana, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (Uganda)
  • Romdhane Rekaya, University of Georgia (Kenya)
  • John Rugutt, Illinois State University (Kenya)
  • Musibau Shofoluwe, North Carolina A&T State University (Nigeria)
  • Lehana Thabane, McMaster University (South Africa)
  • Grace Ukasoanya, University of Manitoba (Nigeria)
  • Pauline Uwakweh, North Carolina A&T State University (Nigeria)
  • Jan van Aardt, Rochester Institute of Technology (South Africa)
  • Wakiuru Wamwara, Wright State University (Kenya)
  • Hesborn Wao, University of South Florida (Kenya)
  • Sindiso Mnisi Weeks, University of Massachusetts (South Africa)
  • Frank E. Yeboah, North Carolina A&T State University (Ghana)

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