Higher Education in Africa and the United States: The Black Experience

Key Information

Engaging Millennial Faculty, by Ogechi E. Anyanwu (Author)

2019 [ISBN: 978-1581075212; 334 pages, 6 x 0.76 x 9, soft cover], $33.20


As This book is a multidisciplinary analysis of selected issues and challenges that continue to shape the educational experience of blacks in post-colonial Africa and the post-civil rights United States of America.

Thematically organized in two parts with a total of thirteen chapters authored by experts in the field of higher education, this book presents higher education from many perspectives of the humanistic and social science disciplines and thus helps readers to understand the subject in its totality.

The chapters discuss higher educational traditions upheld in selected countries in Africa and selected topics in the United States of America and Africa during the colonial period or era of civil right movement, the changes and exchanges that occurred afterwards, and a comprehensive assessment of higher education policy outcomes in recent years.

The Author

Iddah Otieno: Dr. Iddah Otieno was born and raised in the East African country of Kenya. She is a Professor of English and African Studies at Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington, Kentucky. She is the founding Director of the Kenya Exchange Program in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Her research focuses on Comparative International Education, Literatures of Africa, African Immigrant Experiences in the United States, and Higher Education in Africa. Iddah enjoys exposing her friends and colleagues to other cultures of the world through educational tours and travel. Website: https://grace.bluegrass.kctcs.edu/~iotieno0001/

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