Supplement 82 _DAI March-May 200 by fjwuxn


									                                 RECENT DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS
                                               compiled by
                                Joseph J. Lauer (Michigan State University)

The U.S. and Canadian theses listed were below reported in Dissertation Abstracts International (DAI), vol.
69, no. 9-11 (March-May 2009). Each citation ends with the order number, if any. American and Canadian
theses are usually available from Proquest. See UMI Dissertation Publishing at for abstracts and other details.
 This is the 82nd quarterly supplement to American and Canadian Doctoral Dissertations and Master's
Theses on Africa, 1974-1987 (1989). No further supplements are planned.


Gentile, Roberta. Short- and long-term carbon and nitrogen dynamics in Integrated Soil Fertility
Management systems [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3336256.

Huhn, Melissa Rose. Tetraploid Tunisian wheat germplasm as a new source of Fusarium head blight
resistance. Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2008. 3329769.

Kapkiyai, Jane Jeptoo. Legume crop-based soil phosphorus management and effects on maize (Zea mays)
productivity in western Kenya. Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008. 3330107.

Ngoze, Solomon Osiru. Soil nutrient depletion and repletion in a tropical agroecosystem [Kenya]. Ph.D.,
Cornell U., 2008. 3330068.

Salas Fernandez, Maria Guadalupe. Genetic and phenotypic characterization of carotenoid content in
sorghum grain [Niger & Nigeria]. Ph.D., Cornell U., 2008. 3330094.


Bali, Theodora Axweso Luxuma. Changing contexts of deference to elders, children‟s rights and sexual
exploitation of children in Tanzania. Ph.D., U. of Connecticut, 2008. 3334953.

Chancellor, Rebecca Lee. Feeding competition and social relationships in two female-resident primate
species: Rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) and gray-cheeked mangabeys (Lophocebus albigena)
[Uganda]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3329598.

Chikowero, Moses. Struggles over culture: Zimbabwean music and power, 1930s-2007. Ph.D., Dalhousie
U. (Can.), 2008. NR43925.

Clemmons, Lydia. The social life of ivermectin: Socio-cultural and political constructions of a Western
pharmaceutical and its mass distribution in onchocerciasis-endemic communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Ph.D., U. of Pennsylvania, 2008. 3328542.

Cote, Susanne M. Sampling and ecology in three Early Miocene catarrhine assemblages from East Africa.
Ph.D., Harvard U., 2008. 3334719.

Gilbert, Christopher Charles. African papionin phylogenetic history and Plio-Pleistocene biogeography.
Ph.D., State U. of New York at Stony Brook, 2008. 3338212.

Hyacinthe, Genevieve Arrindell. Traditional rhythms and global remixes: Translating form in contemporary
Mali dance collectives. Ph.D., Harvard U., 2008. 3334848.
Kabamba, Patience S. Trading on war: New forms of life in the debris of the state. Ph.D., Columbia U.,
2008. 3333367.

Kalofonos, Ippolytos Andreas. “All I eat is ARVs”: Living with HIV/AIDS at the dawn of the treatment era in
central Mozambique. Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco with the University of California,
Berkeley, 2008. 3324592.

Kanake, Jacob M. Transformation of the traditional circumcision rite of passage for Meru boys in Kenya: A
critical response to HIV/AIDS and gang formation. D.Min., Asbury Theo. Sem., 2007. 3338265.

Kasirye, Gillian K. Fulani girls in New York City: Identities, family and schooling. Ph.D., Columbia U., 2008.

Linganzi, Vanessa. Making gains from industrial scrap: Small-scale production in Ouagadougou, Burkina
Faso. Ph.D., Northwestern U., 2008. 3336522.

Oppenheim, Adela. Aspects of the pyramid temple of Senwosret III at Dahshur: The pharaoh and deities
[Egypt]. Ph.D., New York University, 2008. 3330170.

Papageorgiou, Kyriaki. Seeds of doubt: Genetic narratives and ethnographic sequences in contemporary
Egypt. Ph.D., U. of California, 2007. 3328078.

Prendergast, Mary Elizabeth. Forager variability and transitions to food production in secondary settings:
Kansyore and Pastoral Neolithic economies in East Africa [Tanzania & Kenya]. Ph.D., Harvard, 2008.

Salazar, Noel Bernard. Envisioning Eden: A glocal ethnography of tour guiding [Tanzania]. Ph.D.,
University of Pennsylvania, 2008. 3328645.

Schurmans, Utsav A. The production of small flakes in the Middle Paleolithic: A new look at assemblage
variability [Morocco & Kenya]. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2008. 3328648.

Shur, Marc David. Hormones associated with friendship between adult male and lactating female olive
baboons, Papio hamadryas anubis [Kenya]. Ph.D., Rutgers U., 2008. 3335557.

Singleton, Judith L. “I love you”: Coercion and consent in sexual relations in postapartheid South Africa.
Ph.D., Northwestern U., 2008. 3336469.

Smith, John Nicholas Leith. Archaeological survey of settlement patterns in the Banda region, west-central
Ghana: Exploring external influences and internal responses in the West African frontier. Ph.D., Syracuse
U., 2008. 3333589.

Talmor, Ruti. Crafting intercultural desire: Transforming nation, art, and personhood in Ghana. Ph.D., New
York University, 2008. 3320922.

Tower, Craig. Radio ways: Society, locality, and FM technology in Koutiala, Mali. Ph.D., Northwestern U.,
2008. 3331153.

                                             Biological Sciences

Bletter, Nathaniel. A quantitative synthesis of the medicinal ethnobotany of the Malinke of Mali and the
Ashaninka of Peru, with a new theoretical framework. Ph.D., City University of New York, 2008. 3325430.

Deblauwe, Isra. Comparison of insectivory by sympatic western lowland gorillas and chimpanzees in
lowland rainforest, southeast Cameroon. Dr., U. Antwerpen (Belg.), 2008. 3334857.
Koopman, Margaret M. Diversification and the maintenance of species boundaries in the Hibiscus tribe
(Malvaceae) on Madagascar. Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008. 3327820.

Mockrin, Miranda Hope. The spatial structure and sustainability of subsistence wildlife harvesting in Kabo,
Congo. Ph.D., Columbia U., 2008. 3333408.

North, Rebecca Lee. Phytoplankton dynamics in nearshore and offshore regions of the Great Lakes Erie,
Malawi, Tanganyika, and Victoria. Ph.D., U. of Waterloo (Can.), 2008. NR43325.

Pangle, Wiline Mallory. Threat-sensitive behavior and its ontogenetic development in top mammalian
carnivores [Kenya]. Ph.D., Michigan State U., 2008. 3331990.

Pinter-Wollman, Noa Michal. The effects of translocation on the behavior of African elephants (Loxodonta
africana) [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3336325.

Reimer, Lisa Joy. Elucidating factors that contribute to insecticide resistance in the M and S molecular
forms of Anopheles gambiae s.s. in West Africa [Equatorial Guinea & Mali]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis,
2008. 3336329.

Riginos, Corinna. Tree-grass interactions in an East African savanna: The role of wild and domestic
herbivores [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3329657.

Sedano, Fernando. Estimation of forest structure parameters in tropical dry forest ecosystems integrating
MISR and MODIS image. Ph.D., U. of California, Berkeley, 2008. 3334284.

Stein, Andrew B. Ecology and conservation of the leopard (Panthera pardus Linnaeus 1758) in northcentral
Namibia. Ph.D., U. of Massachusetts Amherst, 2008. 3325271.

Veblen, Kari Elizabeth. Livestock and wildlife effects on the successional development of a savanna
landscape mosaic in East Africa [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3329679.

                                          Business Administration

Al Arkoubi, Khadija. Spiritual leadership and identity in Moroccan business: An ethnographic study of Ynna
Holding. Ph.D., New Mexico State U., 2008. 3338050.

Kistruck, Geoffrey M. Comparative institutional arrangements of social intermediation in developing
countries. Ph.D., U. of Western Ontario (Can.), 2008. NR43070.

                                               Earth Sciences

Adelsberger, Katherine Ann. Geoarchaeology, geomorphology and sedimentology of Paleolithic landscapes
in Egypt. Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008. 3332057.

Haines, Samuel. Transformations in clay-rich fault rocks: Constraining fault zone processes and the
kinematic evolution of regions [Uganda]. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2008. 3328838.

Kareem, Keena. Komatiites of the Weltevreden Formation, Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa:
Implications for the chemistry and temperature of the Archean mantle. Ph.D., Louisiana State U. and A&M
Coll., 2005. 3329074.

Levin, Naomi Elizabeth. Isotopic records of Plio-Pleistocene climate and environments in eastern Africa
[Kenya & Ethiopia]. Ph.D., U. of Utah, 2008. 3338139.
Sarkar, Arindam. Isotopic geochemistry of mafic intrusions and related sulfide mineralization: Uitkomst and
Kabanga, Africa and the Lady of the Lake intrusion, Montana [South Africa & Tanzania]. Ph.D., Indiana U.,
2008. 3332475.

Aker, Jenny Carson. Three essays on markets and welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa [Niger & Tanzania].
Ph.D., U. of California, Berkeley, 2008. 3331505.

Broussard, Nzinga H. Essays in labor and development economics [Ethiopia]. Ph.D., U. of Michigan, 2008.

Dinkelman, Taryn Lee. Essays in development and labor economics [South Africa]. Ph.D., U. of Michigan,
2008. 3328810.

Dower, Paul Castaneda. Three essays on property institutions and development [Ghana]. Ph.D., New York
U., 2008. 3329866.

Feda, Kebede. Three essays on education in Oromia. Ph.D., American U., 2008. 3329900.

Ferre, Celine. Three essays in development economics [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of California, Berkeley, 2008.

Filipe, Manuel Duarte. Bean supply response for Mozambique. Ph.D., Purdue University, 2008. 3330254.

Jakiela, Pamela. Essays in experimental development economics [Kenya]. Ph.D., University of California,
Berkeley, 2008. 3331665.

Leino, Jessica Leigh. Community and private sector approaches to development in Kenya. Ph.D.,
University of California, Berkeley, 2008. 3331696.

Mani, Subha. Essays on human capital accumulation: health and education [Ethiopia]. Ph.D., University of
Southern California, 2008. 3324983.

Marenya, Paswel Phiri. Three essays on the effect of ex-ante soil fertility on smallholder fertilizer use
behavior [Kenya]. Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008. 3330109.

Mariotti, Martine Georgia. White control of black employment: An analysis of the effects of apartheid era
labor legislation on black employment in South Africa. Ph.D., U. of California, Los Angeles, 2008. 3335924.

Mathenge, Mary W Kiiru. Essays on off-farm labor market participation, farm production decisions and
household economic wellbeing: Empirical evidence from rural Kenya. Ph.D., Michigan State University,
2008. 3331970.

Mbaiwa, Joseph Elizeri. Tourism development, rural livelihoods, and conservation in the Okavango Delta,
Botswana. Ph.D., Texas A&M U., 2008. 3333733.

Mzengi, Alan Steven. Education, growth and skill formation in Tanzania and selected East African
countries. Ph.D., Howard U., 2008. 3335315.

Parkinson, Sarah. Learning participation in rural development: A study of Uganda‟s National Agricultural
Advisory Services. Ph.D., University of Guelph (Canada) (Can.), 2008. NR41732.

Riad, Nagwa Samir. Exchange rate misalignment in Egypt. Ph.D., American U., 2008. 3338433.

Rios Galvez, Ana Rocio. Market participation, productivity and poverty among farm households: Results
from Tanzania, Vietnam and Guatemala. Ph.D., Purdue U., 2008. 3330581.

Romero Barrutieta, Alma Lucia. Essays on debt relief for low income countries [Uganda]. Ph.D., University
of Minnesota, 2008. 3328334.
Samake, Issouf. Empirical investigations of economic fluctuations in developing countries: An application to
Nigeria. Ph.D., The George Washington University, 2008. 3325280.

Santaeulalia-Llopis, Raul. Aggregate effects of AIDS on development. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania,
2008. 3328646.

Sopuruchukwu, Patrick Emecheta. An investigation of the functions and problems of farmers in Ogoni-
Oilland and agricultural transportation in Nigeria. Ph.D., Howard U., 2008. 3335319.

Suzuki, Aya. Three essays on agricultural marketing in developing countries: An industrial organization
approach [Ghana]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3329675.

Wilson, Nicholas L. Essays in applied microeconomics [Zambia]. Ph.D., Brown U., 2008. 3335703.


Adabor, James Kofi. An investigation into elementary school teachers‟ and high school mathematics
teachers‟ attitudes towards the use of calculators in mathematics instruction and learning: A study of
selected schools in Ghana. Ph.D., Ohio U., 2008. 3327133.

Akanji, David Oyebamiji. The management of the education of blind and visually impaired students in
Nigeria‟s state capitals of Kwara, Lagos, and Plateau. Ph.D., Gallaudet U., 2008. 3335432.

Chadwick, Sheelagh M. Technical, practical and praxial: Understanding music teaching in Botswana.
Ph.D., U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. 3337727.

Davis, Thomas Edward. Three essays in education policy: School facilities, employee benefits and refugee
education [Tanzania]. Ph.D., Michigan State U., 2008. 3331891.

Githiora, Christopher Kuria. African immigrants‟ attitudes toward African American Language/English
(AAL/AAE). Ph.D., Michigan State U., 2008. 3331916.

Jusu, John K. Patterns of epistemological frameworks among Master of Divinity students at the Nairobi
Evangelical Graduate School of Theology. Ph.D., Trinity International U., 2008. 3333513.

Kalande, Wotchiwe Mtonga. The influence of science teacher preparation programs on instructional
practices of beginning primary school teachers in Malawi. Ph.D., Virginia Poly. Inst. and State U., 2006.

Roxas, Kevin C. Who really wants “The tired, the poor, and the huddled masses” anyway?: A study of the
socio-cultural factors that influence and constrain the academic success of Somali Bantu male high school
students. Ph.D., Michigan State U., 2008. 3332005.

Schmidt, Sandra Jane. Rethinking the place of place in geography education [Malawi]. Ph.D., Michigan
State U., 2008. 3332008.

Sekhon, Manbeena. Acculturation and school adaptation of Somali Bantu refugee children. Ph.D., U. of
Louisville, 2008. 3333825.

Seward, Jannike Jakobsen. Teaching response prompting strategies to special education teachers in
Tanzania. Ph.D., U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. 3337918.

Wambua, Joash Mutua. Possible selves and goal orientations of Kenyan post-secondary students in the
south-east United States. Ph.D., U. of Alabama, 2008. 3334660.
                                           Environmental Sciences

James, Godstime Kadiri. Assessment of environmental change and its socio-economic impacts in the
mangrove ecological zone of the Niger Delta, Nigeria. Ph.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2008.

Niane, Mamadou. Issues of geo-spatial involvement in decision making under local government power: A
participatory approach [West Africa]. Ph.D., U. of Arizona, 2008. 3337197.

                                                   Fine Arts

Keller, Candace M. Visual Griots: Social, political, and cultural histories in Mali through the photographer‟s
lens. Ph.D., Indiana U., 2008. 3330812.

Kennedy-Quigley, Shanna Josephine. Illuminating the Memphite Sarapieion [Egypt]. Ph.D., U. of California,
Los Angeles, 2008. 3332528.

Maltz, Leora Ruth. William Kentridge: Process as metaphor and other doubtful enterprises [South Africa].
Ph.D., Harvard U., 2008. 3337523.

Moore, Allison M. Shifting identities: Contemporary photography in Mali. Ph.D., City University of New
York, 2008. 3330401.

Perrill, Elizabeth A. Contemporary Zulu ceramics, 1960s-present. Ph.D., Indiana U., 2008. 3330798.


Kemp, Joshua. The world and the local canvas: Visuality and empowerment in Dakar, Senegal. Ph.D., U.
of California, Los Angeles, 2008. 3335955.

Wilson, Anika. „There is no secret under the sun‟: Rumors, AIDS beliefs, and prevention strategies of wives
in rural Malawi. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2008. 3328699.


Ballantine, John Andrew Chapin. The influence of source landforms, antecedent precipitation, and winds on
dust events in North Africa. Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009. 3330413.

Corson, Catherine Anne. Mapping the development machine: The U.S. Agency for International
Development‟s biodiversity conservation agenda in Madagascar. Ph.D., U. of California, Berkeley, 2008.

Mathenge, Christine W. Effects of migrant influx, occupance and land acquisition on changing land tenure
patterns in southwest Uganda. Ph.D., Indiana University, 2008. 3332470.

Njeru, Jeremia. “Donor-driven” neoliberal reform processes, “democratization” and the production of
deforestation in Kenya: The case of Karura and Oloolua forests in Nairobi. Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin-
Milwaukee, 2008. 3332179.

                                               Health Sciences
Aklamati, Emmanuel. Absorption and retention, and impact of high-dose vitamin A supplements on total
body vitamin A stores of 3-4 y old Zambian boys. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008. 3336209.

Aryeetey, Richmond N.O. Effects of maternal subclinical mammary inflammation on infant growth [Ghana].
Ph.D., Iowa State U., 2007. 3335072.

Bird, Brian Houston. The genomics and pathogenesis of Rift Valley fever virus. Ph.D., U. of California,
Davis, 2008. 0821038.

Kako, Peninnah M. Health needs of HIV-infected women in Kenya. Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin- Milwaukee,
2008. 3332172.

Kalimbira, Alexander Archippus. Prevalence, trends and predictors of anaemia and growth faltering in
Malawi: A prospective case study of the micronutrient and health programme (1996-2005). Ph.D., University
of Guelph (Canada), 2008. NR41722.

Lehman, Elizabeth M. Dynamics of liver disease in Egypt: Shifting paradigms of a complex etiology. Ph.D.,
University of Michigan, 2008. 3328884.

Sahin-Hodoglugil, Nuriye Nalan. A study of male condoms and cervical barriers for HIV prevention among
women in Zimbabwe. Ph.D., U. of California, Berkeley, 2008. 3331648.

Toure, Kamadore. Developpement et validation d‟un test de depistage de la demence chez une population
de personnes agees Senegalaises: Le Test du Senegal. Ph.D., U. de Montreal (Canada) (Can.), 2007.


Butler, Shannon Rae. Into the storm: American covert involvement in the Angolan Civil War, 1974-1975.
Ph.D., U. of Arizona, 2008. 3331312.

Chapman, Rico Devara. A culture of resistance: Student activism at the University of Fort Hare, South
Africa, 1970-1994. Ph.D., Howard U., 2008. 3330763.

De Lorenzi, James. Printed words, imperial journeys, global scholars: Historiography and cosmopolitanism
in the Red Sea world, 1800-1935 [Ethiopia]. Ph.D., U. of Pennsylvania, 2008. 3328546.

de Luna, Kathryn M. Collecting food, cultivating persons: Wild resource use in central African political
culture, c. 1000 B.C.E. to c. 1900 C.E [Zambia]. Ph.D., Northwestern U., 2008. 3336527.

Eaton, David. Violence, revenge and the history of cattle raiding along the Kenya-Uganda border, c.1830-
2008. Ph.D., Dalhousie U. (Can.), 2008. NR43927.

Essah, Doris S. Fashioning the nation: Hairdressing, professionalism and the performance of gender in
Ghana, 1900-2006. Ph.D., U. of Michigan, 2008. 3328816.

Ferris, Jesse. Egypt, the Cold War, and the Civil War in Yemen, 1962-1966. Ph.D., Princeton U., 2008.

Fischer-Bovet, Christelle. Army and society in Ptolemaic Egypt. Ph.D., Stanford U., 2008. 3332821.

Fournier, Eric. Victor of Vita and the Vandal “persecution”: Interpreting exile in Late Antiquity [North Africa].
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008. 3330427.
Huffaker, Shauna F. The lay of the land: Property, gender and household in the development of al-Darb al-
Ahmar district in Mamluk Cairo. Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008. 3333291.

Matera, Marc. Black internationalism and African and Caribbean intellectuals in London, 1919-1950. Ph.D.,
Rutgers U., 2008. 3330906.

Mauer, James C. (Santiago). When the ancestors speak: Preference in captive African ethnicity and labor in
colonial Colombia, 1525-1820. Ph.D., Howard U., 2008. 3335312.

Monson, Andrew P. Agrarian institutions in transition: Privatization from Ptolemaic to Roman Egypt. Ph.D.,
Stanford U., 2008. 3332888.

Moyd, Michelle Renee. Becoming askari: African soldiers and everyday colonialism in German East Africa,
1850-1918. Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008. 3330007.

Munochiveyi, Munyaradzi Bryn. “It was difficult in Zimbabwe”: A history of imprisonment, detention and
confinement during Zimbabwe‟s liberation struggle, 1960-1980. Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2008.

Negwo, Assefa B. Church-based healing and the state in Ethiopia, 1900-1980. Ph.D., Emory U., 2008.

Otieno, Alphonse Omondi. Forest politics in colonial and postcolonial Kenya, 1940-1990s. Ph.D.,
Northwestern U., 2008. 3331136.

Sackeyfio, Naaborko. The stool owns the city: Ga chieftaincy and the politics of land in colonial Accra,
1920-1950. Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2008. 3328048.

Simonsohn, Uriel I. Overlapping jurisdictions: Confessional boundaries and judicial choice among Christians
and Jews under early Muslim rule [North Africa]. Ph.D., Princeton U., 2008. 3332431.

Staples, Eric. Intersections: Power, religion and technology in seventeenth-century Sale-Rabat. Ph.D., U.
of California, Santa Barbara, 2008. 3335023.

Warren, Charmaine P. “Dance come meet mi”: Nation-building as cultural continuance through religion and
dance, up to the twenty-first century. Ph.D., Howard U., 2007. 3335321.

Weldemichael, Awet Tewelde. The Eritrean and East Timorese liberation movements: Toward a
comparative study of their grand strategies. Ph.D., U. of California, Los Angeles, 2008. 3332534.


Nikitina, Tatiana V. The mixing of syntactic properties and language change [Cote d‟Ivorie]. Ph.D., Stanford
U., 2008. 3332895.

Nitzkin, Aaron. Cognitive universality and cultural variation in the conceptual structure of language about
meaning: A cognitive semantic lexicography of the intangible in Old English, Kiswahili, and Yucatec Maya.
Ph.D., Tulane U., 2008. 3338122.

Palmans, Eca. Medias et politique en situation de crise: Le cas du Burundi. Dr., U. Antwerpen (Belg.),
2008. 3334856.

Rudd, Philip W. Sheng: The mixed language of Nairobi. Ph.D., Ball State U., 2008. 3338630.

Belcher, Wendy Laura. Discursive possession: Ethiopian discourse in medieval European and eighteenth-
century English literature. Ph.D., U. of California, Los Angeles, 2008. 3335969.

Brown, Michelle Lynn. Screams somehow echoing: Trauma and testimony in Anglophone African literature.
Ph.D., U. of Maryland, College Park, 2008. 3324814.

Dokotum, Okaka Opio. Sembene‟s “Xala”: Alternatives to the representation of Africa in colonial and
neocolonial novels and films. Ph.D., Northern Illinois U., 2008. 3335044.

Jay, Jacqueline Elissa. The narrative structure of ancient Egyptian tales: From “Sinuhe” to “Setna”. Ph.D.,
U. of Chicago, 2008. 3338351.

Khaldi, Boutheina. Arab women going public: Mayy Ziyadah and her literary salon in a comparative context
[Egypt]. Ph.D., Indiana University, 2008. 3332477.

Macharia, Keguro. Queer natives. Ph.D., U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008. 3337854.

Ogunfolabi, Kayode Omoniyi. History, horror, reality: The idea of the marvelous in postcolonial fiction.
Ph.D., Michigan State U., 2008. 3331984.

Stock, Raymond T. A mummy awakens: The pharaonic fiction of Naguib Mahfouz. Ph.D., University of
Pennsylvania, 2008. 3328654.

                                            Mass Communications

Eleanya, Conleth. The 4-1-9 coalition, the Internet, and Nigerian business integration in the United States.
Ph.D., Rutgers U., 2008. 3330890.

Osei-Hwere, Enyonam M. Children‟s television in Ghana: History, policy, diversity, and prospects in a
changing media environment. Ph.D., Ohio University, 2008. 3327153.

Sey, Araba. Mobile communication and development: A study of mobile phone appropriation in Ghana.
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2008. 3324993.

Sterling, Sarah Revital. Advancement through interactive radio [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of Colorado at Boulder,
2008. 3337188.


Perman, Anthony Wilford. History, ethics, and emotion in Ndau performance in Zimbabwe: Local theoretical
knowledge and ethnomusicological perspectives. Ph.D., U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008.

                                              Physical Sciences

Alorifi, Fawzi S. Automatic identification of Arabic dialects using hidden Markov models [Egypt]. Ph.D., U.
of Pittsburgh, 2008. 3335724.

Tiwari, Sangya-Sangam Kumari. Development and implementation of household level intermittent slow
sand filters for rural areas to mitigate water-related diseases [Kenya]. Ph.D., U. of California, Davis, 2008.
Van Niekerk, Daniel. Structural elucidation, molecular representation and solvent interactions of vitrinite-rich
and inertinite-rich South African coals. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State U., 2008. 3336140.

van Werkhoven, Kathryn L. Evaluating model behavior for hydrologic forecasting in gauged and ungauged
watersheds [Southern Africa]. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State U., 2008. 3336141.

                                                Political Science

Becker, Derick. South Africa‟s neoliberal turn: The localisation, adaption, and evolution of international
ideas. Ph.D., U. of Connecticut, 2008. 3334954.

Blaydes, Lisa A. Competition without democracy: Elections and distributive politics in Mubarak‟s Egypt.
Ph.D., U. of California, Los Angeles, 2008. 3332557.

Campbell, Kirk S. Civil-military relations and political liberalization: A comparative study of the military‟s
corporateness and political values in Egypt, Syria, Turkey, and Pakistan. Ph.D., George Washington U.,
2009. 3330856.

Fikeni, Somadoda. Conflict and accommodation: The politics of rural local government in the post-apartheid
South Africa. Ph.D., Michigan State U., 2008. 3331904.

Greer, Christina M. Black ethnicity: Identity, participation, and policy. Ph.D., Columbia U., 2008. 3333349.

Kamau-Rutenberg, Wanjiru Nyaguthii. Feuding in the family: Ethnic politics and the struggle for women‟s
rights legislation [Kenya]. Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2008. 3324407.

Massoud, Mark Fathi. Who rules the law?: How government, civil society, and aid agencies manipulate law
in Sudan. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008. 3331724.

Mavungu, Jean-Pierre. The leadership process and social change in the developing country of Congo-
Kinshasa. Ph.D., Walden U., 2008. 3330970.

Maxwell, Rahsaan Daniel. Tensions and tradeoffs: Ethnic minority migrant integration in Britain and France
[North Africa]. Ph.D., U. of California, 2008. 3334303.

Mazinga, Gideon. A geospatial approach for new perspectives on satisfaction with health services in
Malawi. Ph.D., Loma Linda U., 2008. 3338562.

Nelson, Michael Byron. Little by little the elephant grows big: African influence in global economic
governance. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008. 3331732.

Riedl, Rachel Beatty. Institutions in new democracies: Variations in African political party systems. Ph.D.,
Princeton U., 2008. 3338706.


Green, Eric P. Communities in transition: A mixed-methods study of changing social settings and individual,
household, and community well-being in post-conflict northern Uganda. Ph.D., U. of South Carolina, 2008.

Mberira, Mara. Personal judgments and psychologically abusive behaviors: An analysis of ethnic
differences in Namibia. Ph.D., Howard U., 2007. 3335314.
Palen, Lori-Ann. Free-time activities and substance use among adolescents in Cape Town, South Africa.
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State U., 2008. 3336102.


Gnonhossou, Mathieu Segbegnon. Reconstructing justice in the land: How urban evangelical congregations
in Cotonou and Porto-Novo can respond to the escalating phenomenon of antisocial behaviors. D.Min.,
Asbury Theological Sem., 2008. 3338274.

Mueller, Retief. A traveling church: The pilgrimage culture in South Africa‟s Zion Christian Church. Ph.D.,
Princeton Theo. Sem., 2008. 3335990.

Mutambara, Maaraidzo Elizabeth. Towards a land conservation ethic in Zimbabwe: An ethical and religio-
cultural analysis of land conservation policies and practice in Communal Areas. Ph.D., U. of Denver, 2008.

Rasmussen, Steven Dale Horsager. Illness and death experiences in Northwestern Tanzania. Ph.D.,
Trinity International U., 2008. 3333511.

Reynolds, Kent Adrian. A training program in preaching for pastors of the Morogoro-Pwani District of the
Tanzania Assembly of God. D.Min., Asbury Theological Sem., 2008. 3338294.

Russell, Stephen Christopher. Images of Egypt in early biblical literature: Cisjordan-Israelite, Transjordan-
Israelite, and Judahite portrayals. Ph.D., New York U., 2008. 3330173.

                                                 Social Work

Chowa, Gina Agnes Nyirenda. The impacts of an asset-building intervention on rural households in Sub-
Saharan Africa. Ph.D., Washington U., St. Louis, 2008. 3332075.


Ali, Abdulaziz M. Acculturation and the subjective well-being of Somali immigrants in the United States: An
explanatory mixed methods investigation. Ph.D., Capella U., 2008. 3331365.

Autry, Robyn Kimberly. Desegregating the past: The transformation of public imagination at South African
and American museums. Ph.D., U. of Wisconsin-Madison, 2008. 3327993.

Byll-Cataria, Atia. Bottoms up: An African experience in Microfinance and Gender in Mali. Ph.D., Howard
U., 2008. 3325281.

Lee-Rife, Susan M. Household disruption and sexual victimization among young South Africans. Ph.D.,
University of Michigan, 2008. 3328882.

Mahajan, Manjari. The politics of public health emergencies: AIDS epidemics in India and South Africa.
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2008. 3330074.

Mberu, Blessing Uchenna. Internal migration and premarital reproductive behavior among adolescents in
Nigeria. Ph.D., Brown U., 2008. 3335680.

Petty, JuLeigh. Science in the clinic: HIV research in the era of evidence-based medicine [Uganda & South
Africa]. Ph.D., Northwestern U., 2008. 3336534.
Yeatman, Sara Elizabeth. Childbearing in an AIDS epidemic [Malawi]. Ph.D., The University of Texas at
Austin, 2008. 3328468.

                                           Speech Communication

Ndiaye, Khadidiatou. When soutoura (dignity, respect, and privacy) matters most: Understanding and
assessing HIV/AIDS stigma in the family context in Senegal. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State U., 2008. 3336095.


Kim, Joungyoun. A Bayesian method for divergence time estimation from mitochondrial and homologous
Numt sequences with application to African gorilla phylogeography. Ph.D., The University of Wisconsin -
Madison, 2008. 3327938.


Rapoo, Connie. Figures of sacrifice: Africa in the transnational imaginary. Ph.D., U. of California, Los
Angeles, 2008. 3332579.

                                              Women‟s Studies

Brodus, Sallie M. Intimate partner violence in Kenya. Ph.D., Howard U., 2008. 3336820.

Sambisa, William. The influence of women‟s autonomy and status on their adoption of safe sexual
behaviors as related to HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe. Ph.D., Pennsylvania State U., 2006. 3334021.

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