The many faculty and graduate students affiliated with the Africa Institute are engaged in award-winning, internationally-recognized research.
Africa Institute Faculty Publications
Abdelnour, S. and Branzei, O. 2010. “War and Peace in Subsistence Markets: The Negotiated Meaning of Grassroots Development Interventions in Darfur,” Journal of Business Research Special Issue on Subsistence Marketplaces, 63: 617-629.
Allotey, N., Arku, G. and Amponsah, P.E. 2010. 'An Urban Earthquake-Disaster Planning: The Case of Accra' International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment 1(2):140-156.
Andoniou, E., S. Hekmat, J. Hemsworth, and I. Luginaah. 2011. The impact of community produced probiotic yogurt on Health and Nutrition in Mwanza, Tanzania. Global Public Health. (Submitted).
Arku, G. 2006. 'Housing and Development Strategies in Ghana' International Development Planning Review 28 (3): 333-358.
Arku, G. 2006. 'Housing and Economic Development Debate Revisited: economic significance of housing in developing countries' Journal of Housing and the Built Environment 21(4): 377-395.
Arku, G. 2009. 'Housing Policy Changes in Ghana in the 1990s' Housing Studies 24(2): 261-272.
Arku, G. 2009. 'The Economics of Housing Programmes in Ghana, 1929-1966' Planning Perspectives 24(3): 281-300.
Arku, G. and Harris, R. 2005. 'Housing as a Tool of Economic Development Since 1929' International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 29(4): 895-915.
Arku, G., Luginaah, I. N., Mkandawire, P., Baiden, P. and Asiedu, A. B. 2011. “Housing and Health in three Contrasting Neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana.” Social Science and Medicine, 72: 1864-1872.
Asiedu, B.A. and Arku, G. 2009. 'The Rise of Gated Housing Estates: Experiences from three Communities in Accra Metropolis' Journal of Housing and the Built environment 24(3): 227-247.
Baiden, P., Arku, G., Luginaah, I. and Asiedu, A. B. 2011. “An Assessment of Residents” Housing Satisfaction and Coping in Accra, Ghana.” Journal of Public Health. 19(1): 29-37. Atari, O., Luginaah, I. and Baxter, J. 2011. “’This is the mess that we are living in’: Residents everyday life experiences of living in a stigmatized community.” GeoJournal, 76: 483-500.
Banerjee, N.R., Furnes, H., Muehlenbachs, K., Staudigel, H., and de Wit, M. 2006. Preservation of biosignatures in 3.5 Ga pillow lavas from the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 241, 707-722.
Beaujot, Roderick. 2009. "Attitude Toward Family Size Preferences in Urban Ethiopia" (with Daniel Telake Sahleyesus, and David Zakus) Journal of Comparative Family Studies 40(1): 97-117.
Bezner Kerr, R. 2005. “Food security, entitlements and gender relations in northern Malawi.” Journal of Southern African Studies 31 (1): 53-74.
Bezner Kerr, R. 2005. “Informal labor and social relations in northern Malawi: the theoretical challenges and implications of ganyu labor.” Rural Sociology 70 (2): 167-187.
Bezner Kerr, R. 2010. “Groundnuts as an ‘Economic Crop’ or ‘wife of the home’ in Northern Nyasaland.” Journal of Historical Geography 36: 79-89.
Bezner Kerr, R. 2010. “Seed Sovereignty: Unearthing the Cultural and Material Struggles over Seed in Malawi,” in Food Sovereignty: International Perspectives, eds. A. Desmarais and H. Wittman, Blackpoint: Ferndale, 134-151.
Bezner Kerr, R. 2010. “The Land is Changing: Contested Agricultural Narratives in Northern Malawi," in Critical Struggles for Social Change, ed. P. McMichael. Florence: Routledge Press, 98-115.
Bezner Kerr, R. and Chirwa, M. 2004. “Soils, Food and Healthy Communities: Participatory Research Approaches in Northern Malawi.” Ecohealth 1 (Supplement 2): 109-119.
Bezner Kerr, R. and Mkandawire, P. 2010. “Imaginative Geographies of Gender and HIV/AIDS: Moving Beyond Neoliberalism.” Geojournal.
Bezner Kerr, R., Berti, P. and Chirwa, M. 2007. “Breastfeeding and Mixed Feeding Practices in Malawi: Timing, Reasons, Decision Makers, and Child Health Consequences.” Food and Nutrition Bulletin 28 (1): 90-99.
Bezner Kerr, R., Dakishoni, L. and Shumba, L. 2008. “We Grandmothers Know Plenty: Breastfeeding, Complementary Feeding and the Multifaceted Role of Grandmothers in Malawi.” Social Science and Medicine 66(5): 1095-1105.
Bezner Kerr, R., Msachi, R., Dakishoni, L., Shumba, L., Nkhonya, Z., Berti, P.R., Bonatsos, C., Chione, E., Mithi, M., Chitaya, A., Maona, E. and Pachanya, S. 2011. “Growing Healthy Communities: Farmer Participatory Research to Improve Child Nutrition, Food Security and Soils in Ekwendeni, Malawi,” in Ecohealth Research in Practice: Experiences in Ecosystems Approach to Health from Africa, Asia and the Americas, ed. D. Charron. Springer, IDRC: Ottawa/New York.
Bezner Kerr, R., Snapp, S., Chirwa, M., Shumba, L. and Msachi, R. 2007. “Participatory Research on Legume Diversification with Malawian Smallholder Farmers for Improved Human Nutrition and Soil Fertility.” Experimental Agriculture 43(4): 1-17.
Bezner Kerr, R., Berti, P.R. and Shumba, L. 2010. “Effects of Participatory Agriculture and Nutrition project on Child Growth in Northern Malawi.” Public Health Nutrition (Cambridge University Press).
Boyi, Henri. "Intercolonialité, interculturalité et altérité,” in Literary Research, ed. Calin Mihailescu. (Winter 2005)
Creider, Chet. 2001. A Dictionary of the Nandi Language. Cologne: Ruediger Koeppe.
Creider, Chet. 2005. El cante por solea de Fernanda de Utrera. Candil 151: 5623-5638.
Crush, J.S. and Dodson, B.J. 2007. “Another lost decade: The failures of South Africa's post-apartheid immigration policy,” Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie 98(4): 436-454.
Danaher, Bill. “‘Is There Music to Bring Back the Dead?’: Resurrection, Reconciliation and Restorative Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Journal of Religious Ethics 38.1 (2010): 113-141.
Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E. and Luginaah, I. Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: Helping the Poor or Leaving them Behind? Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. Forthcoming.
Dodson, B.J. 2004. “Above Politics? Soil Conservation in 1940s South Africa,” South African Historical Journal 50: 49-64.
Dodson, B.J. 2004. 'Natural disasters in Africa,’ in International Perspectives on Natural Disasters: Occurrence, Mitigation, and Consequences, ed. J. Stoltman, J. Lidstone, and L. DiChano. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Dodson, B.J. 2005. “A Soil Conservation Safari: Hugh Bennett&'s 1944 Visit to South Africa,” Environment and History 11(1): 35-53.
Dodson, B.J. 2008. “Gender, migration and livelihoods: migrant women in Southern Africa,” in New Perspectives on Gender and Migration: Livelihood, Rights and Entitlements, ed. N. Piper. Routledge: New York and London.
Dodson, B.J. 2010. “Locating xenophobia: Debate, discourse and everyday experience in Cape Town, South Africa,” Africa Today 56(3): 2-22.
Dodson, B.J. and Crush, J., 2004. “A Report on Gender Discrimination in South Africa's 2002 Immigration Act: Masculinizing the Migrant,” Feminist Review 77: 96-119.
Farah, Randa. 2004. ‘But Where Shall I Return? Where to?’ 1948 Palestinian Refugees: Land and Return. Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights (Special Issue). 8:2. Malta: Faculty of Laws and the Foundation for International Studies, 157-184.
Farah, Randa. 2006. "Palestinian Refugees: Dethroning the Nation at the Crowning of the' Statelel'?" Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies Mediterranean Journal Vol. 8: 229-252.
Furnes, H. , Banerjee, N.R. , Muehlenbachs, K., Staudigel, H., and de Wit, M. 2004. Early life recorded in Archean pillow lavas, Science, 304, 578-581.
Gadanidis, G. & Namukasa, I. 2007. “Mathematics-for-teachers (and students).” Journal of Teaching and Learning , 5(1), 13-22.
Gadanidis, G., Namukasa, I. & Moghaddam, A. 2008. “Mathematics-for-teachers online: Facilitating conceptual shifts in elementary teachers’ views of mathematics.” Bolema , 29, 131-155.
Goebel, A., Dodson, B.J. and Hill, T. 2010. “Urban advantage or urban penalty? A case study of female-headed households in a South African city,” Health & Place 16(3): 573-580.
Grzyb, Amanda, ed. 2009. The World and Darfur: International Response to Crimes Against Humanity in Western Sudan . Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.
Harris, R. and Arku, G. 2006. 'Housing and Economic Development: The Evolution of An Idea Since 1945' Habitat International 30 (4): 1007-1017.
Harris, R. and Arku, G. 2007. 'The Rise of Housing in International Development: The Effects of Economic Discourse' Habitat International 31(1): 1-11.
Hekmat, S, et.al. 2011. Sensory evaluation of various probiotic yogurts in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 94, pp.542.
Hekmat, S. and S. Irvine. 2011. Sensory evaluation of probiotic yogurt containing food products with prebiotic fibres in Mwanza, Tanzania. Institute of Food Technologists, 058-01, pp. 52.
Hekmat, S. and S. Irvine. 2011. The effect of probiotic yogurt consumption on the ability to work and gastrointestinal symptoms among people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Mwanza, Tanzania. Institute of Food Technologists, 096-06, pp. 77.
Hekmat, S. Hemsworth, J., Reid, G., Soltani, H., and B. Gough. 2008. The effects of probiotic yogurt consumption on nutritional status in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Comlimentary and Integrative Medicine, Vol. 5:1, Art. 31.
Hekmat, S., and S. Varriano. 2011. The effects of incorporating sweet potato and peanut flours on sensory properties of probiotic yogurt in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Dairy Sci. Vol 94, pp.540.
Hemsworth, J. Soltani, H., Giroux G., Reid G. , and S. Hekmat. 2008. The Nutritional impact of probiotic yogurt consumption in Mwanza, Tanzania.. Can. Inst. of Food Sci. and Tech.
Hemsworth, J. Soltani, H., Giroux G., Reid G. , and S. Hekmat. 2008. The Nutritional impact of probiotic yogurt consumption in Mwanza, Tanzania.. Can. Inst. of Food Sci. and Tech.
Hemsworth, J., G. Reid, and S. Hekmat. 2007. Sensory Evaluation of Probiotic Yogurt in Mwanza, Tanzania. ISAPP 2007.
Huot, S. and Dodson, B.J. 2010. 'Doing it for the children: Family factors in skilled migration from South Africa to Canada,” in Family Geographies: The Spatiality of Families and Family Life , ed. B. Hallman. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Ilumoka, Adetoun. 1986. "Beyond the Law School : Attaining Fully the Objectives of Legal Education in Nigeria" in Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers . Benin: University of Benin Press.
Ilumoka, Adetoun. 1992. "Reproductive Rights : A Critical Appraisal of the Law Relating to Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion in Nigeria," in M. Kisekka, ed., Women's Health Issues in Nigeria (Zaria: Tamaza Publishing Co.
Ilumoka, Adetoun. 1993. "Reforming Policy and Law on Abortion in Nigeria : The Quest for Balance," in Prevention of Morbidity and Mortality from Unsafe Abortion in Nigeria . New York: The Population Council.
Ilumoka, Adetoun. 1994. "African Women's Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - Toward a Relevant Theory and Practice" in Rebecca Cook, ed., Human Rights of Women : National and International Perspectives . Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Ilumoka, Adetoun. 2002. “Legal Imperialism and Chauvinism : Lessons from Africa,” in Publications of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law , Vol 48: 39.
Irvine, S., R. Hummelen, S. Hekmat, C. Looman, J. Changalucha, J. D. F. Habbema,, and G. Reid. 2009. Probiotic yogurt consumption associated with an increase of CD4 count among people living with HIV/AIDS in Tanzania. (Submitted, Under Review).
Irvine, S.and S. Hekmat. 2011. Evaluation of Sensory Properties of Probiotic Yogurt containing food products with prebiotic fibres in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Food and Nutritional Sciences. 2: 434-439.
Irvine, S.and S. Hekmat. 2011. Probiotic yogurt consumption may improve gastrointestinal symptoms, productivity and nutritional status of people living with HIV in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Nut. Res. (Accepted-In Press).
Jarvis, D., & Namukasa, I. K. 2009. “Geometry, Geography, and Equity: Fostering Global-Critical Perspectives in the Elementary Mathematics Classroom.” Delta-K, Journal of the Mathematics Council of the Alberta Teachers’Association .
Kumase, Wokia. 2009. Aspects of poverty and inequality in Cameroon‐ Göttingen studies in development economics . Bd./Vol.28 Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Landry, T., Luginaah, I., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Elkins, D. 2007. “Orphans in Nyanza, Kenya: Coping with the Struggles of Everyday Life in the Context of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic.” Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children & Youth 8(1): 75-98.
Lawson-Hellu, Laté. 2005. "La question des littératures régionales en Afrique subsaharienne.” Migrances, diasporas et transculturalités francophones : Littératures et cultures d'Afrique, des Caraïbes, d'Europe et du Québec , eds. Hafid Gafaïti, Patricia Lorcin, David Troyansky. Paris: L'Harmattan.
Lawson-Hellu, Laté. 2006. "L'identitaire et le surnaturel chez Simone Schwarz-Bart : de l'axiologisation des motifs merveilleux." Une étrange constance. Les motifs merveilleux dans les littératures
d'expression française du Moyen Âge à nos jours , ed. Francis Gingras. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval.
Lawson-Hellu, Laté. Roman africain et idéologie. Tchicaya U Tam'Si et la réécriture de l'Histoire
Luginaah, I.N. and E.K. Yanful. 2009. Environment and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Managing an Emerging Crisis , ed. Springer: Netherlands.
Luginaah, I.N., Weis, T., Galaa, S., Nkrumah, M.K., Bezner-Kerr, R. and Bagah, D. 2009. “Environment, Migration, and Food Security in the Upper West Region of Ghana,” in Environment and Health in Sub-Saharan Africa: Managing an Emerging Crisis , ed. I.N. Luginaah and E.K. Yanful. Springer: Netherlands, 25-38.
Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Bezner-Kerr, R. 2010. “Deadly Divide: Malawi's Policy Debate on HIV/AIDS and Condoms.” Policy Sciences 44(1): 81-102.
Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Bezner-Kerr, R. 2010. “Deadly Divide: Malawi’s Policy Debate on HIV/AIDS and Condoms.” Policy Sciences , 44(1): 81-102.
Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Tobias, J. “Landscapes of economic deprivation and locally distilled liquor (kachasu): An emerging milieu of HIV/AIDS risk in urban Northern Malawi.” Environment and Planning, A. Forthcoming.
Msachi, R., Dakishoni, L. and Bezner Kerr, R. 2009. “Soils, food and healthy communities: working towards food sovereignty in Malawi.” Journal of Peasant Studies 36 (3): 700-706.
Namukasa, I. K., & Buye, R. 2007. “Decentralization and Education in Africa: The Case of Uganda.” Canadian and International Education , 36(1), 93-116.
Namukasa, I. K., Stanley, D., & Tutchie, M. 2009. “Virtual Manipulative Materials in Secondary Mathematics: A Theoretical Discussion.” Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching , 28 (3).
Namukasa, I., G. Gadanidis, & M. Cordy (In press). “How to feel about and learn mathematics: therapeutic intervention and attentiveness.” Mathematics Teacher Education and Development .
Oosterveld, Valerie. "Gender-Sensitive Justice and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda: Lessons Learned for the International Criminal Court" (2005) 12(1) New England Journal of International and Comparative Law 119-133.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "International Criminal Justice, Politics and the Special Court for Sierra Leone" in American Society of International Law Proceedings of the 102ndAnnual Meeting, April 9-12, 2008(ASIL: Washington D.C., 2009) 19-22.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "International Harmonization Projects and Developments" in Janet Walker & Oscar G. Chase (eds.), Common Law, Civil Law and the Future of Categories (Markham, LexisNexis: 2010) 399-402.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "Lessons from the Special Court for Sierra Leone on the Prosecution of Gender-Based Crimes" (2009) 17(2) American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law 407-430.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "Prosecution of Gender-Based Genocide in International Law" in Samuel Totten (ed.), Plight and Fateof Women during and Following Genocide in Volume 7 of Genocide: A Critical Bibliographic Review (New Brunswick, USA: Transaction Publishers, 2008) 205-218.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "Prosecutor v. Sesay, Kallon & Gbao (Trial and Appeals Chambers, Special Court for Sierra Leone)" (2010) 104(1) American Journal of International Law 73-81.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "The Special Court for Sierra Leone, Child Soldiers and Forced Marriage: Providing Clarity or Confusion?" (2009) 45 Canadian Yearbook of International Law 131-171.
Oosterveld, Valerie. "The Special Court for Sierra Leone”s Consideration of Gender-based Violence: Contributing to Transitional Justice?" (2009) 10(1) Human Rights Review 73-98.
Oosterveld, Valerie. (with Andrea Marlowe) " Prosecutor v. Brima et al., Prosecutor v. Fofana and Kondewa (Trial Chambers, Special Court for Sierra Leone)" (2007) 101(4) American Journal of International Law 848-857.
Oosterveld, Valerie. “Atrocity Crimes Litigation Year-in-Review (2010): A Gender Perspective” (2011) 9(3) Northwestern Journal of International Human Rights 239-266.
Oosterveld, Valerie. “Forced Marriage and the Special Court for Sierra Leone: Legal Advances and Conceptual Difficulties” (2011) 2(2) Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies 1-32 (forthcoming).
Oosterveld, Valerie. “The Implications for Women of a Shrinking Humanitarian Space” in Benjamin Perrin (ed.), Modern Warfare: Militias, Private Militaries, Humanitarian Organizations and the Law (UBC Press, forthcoming Spring 2012).
Oosterveld, Valerie. “The International Criminal Court and the Closure of the Time-Limited International and Hybrid Criminal Tribunals” (2011) 8(1) Loyola University Chicago International Law Review 13-31.
Oosterveld, Valerie. Brimaet al., Prosecutor v. Fofana and Kondewa (Appeals Chamber, Special Court for Sierra Leone)" (2009) 103(1) American Journal of International Law 103-110.
Quinn, Joanna. 2010. The Politics of Acknowledgement . Vancouver: UBC Press.
Quinn, Joanna. Spring 2010.
“The Thing Behind the Thing”
: The role and influence of religious leaders on the use of traditional practices of acknowledgement in Uganda,” Review of Faith and International Affairs , 8.1: 3-12.
Satzinger, F., Bezner Kerr, R. and Shumba, L. 2009. “Farmers integrate nutrition, social issues and agriculture through knowledge exchange in northern Malawi.” Ecology of Food and Nutrition 48(5): 369-382.
Sikstrom, L.R., Bezner Kerr, R. and Dakishoni, L. 2011. “Crossing Boundaries: Multiple Meanings of the Ilness ‘Moto’ in Northern Malawi,” in Infant Feeding Beliefs and Practices: A Cross-Cultural Perspective , ed. Pranee Liamputtong. Springer: New York, 211-230.
Snapp, S.S., Blackie, M.J., Gilbert, R.A., Bezner Kerr, R. and Kanyama-Phiri, G.Y. 2010. “Biodiversity can support a greener revolution in Africa.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Vainio-Mattila, A. 2005. "Discource on participation and donor promoted forms of collaboration," Tanzanian Journal of Development Studies 6.1: 27-36.
Valente, M. 2010. "Demystifying the struggles of private sector paradigmatic change: Business as an agent of a complex adaptive system." Business and Society , 49(3): 439-476.
Valente, M. 2010. "Public and private partnerships for sustainable development: A process framework." Journal of African Business. 11(1).
Valente, M., & Crane, A. 2010. "Private enterprise and public responsibility in developing countries." California Management Review , 52(3): 52-78.
Varpalotai, A., & Singleton, E. 2008. “To establish habits of health:” Health Education and Advice for Girls – Past, Present and Future. Atlantis , 32(2), 99-111.
Walsh, Andrew. 2005. The Obvious Aspects of Ecological Underprivilege in Ankarana, Northern Madagascar. American Anthropologist, 107(4): 654-665.
Walsh, Andrew. 2006. “Nobody has a money taboo”: Situating Ethics in a Northern Malagasy Sapphire Mining Town. Anthropology Today, 22(4): 4-8.
Walsh, Andrew. 2007. Ethnographic Alchemy: Perspectives on Anthropological Work from Northern Madagascar. In Anthropology Put to Work, Les Field and Richard G. Fox, eds. Oxford: Berg Publishers, pp. 201-216.
Walsh, Andrew. 2009. The Grift: Getting Burned in the Northern Malagasy Sapphire Trade. In Economics and Morality: Anthropological Approaches, Kate Brown and Lynne Milgram (eds), Altamira Press. Pp. 59-76.
Walsh, Andrew. 2009. The Obvious Aspects of Ecological Underprivilege in Ankarana, Northern Madagascar. In World in Motion: The Globalization and the Environment Reader, Gary Kroll and Richard H. Robbins (eds). Lanham MD: Altamira Press. Pp. 109-130.
Walsh, Andrew. 2010. The Commoditization of Fetishes: Telling the Difference between Natural and Synthetic Sapphires. American Ethnologist, 37(1): 97-113.
Whaling, M., Luginaah, I., Reid, G., Hekmat, S., Thind, A., Mwanga, J. and Changalucha, J. “Perceptions of Probiotics for Health and Nutrition in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania.” Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition . Forthcoming.
Whaling, M.A., I. Luginaah, G. Reid, S. Hekmat, A. Thind, J. Mwanga, and J. Changalucha. 2011. Perception of probiotic yogurt for health and nutrition in the context of HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania. J. Health, Population and Nutrition (Accepted-In Press)
Woodward, Servanne. Dec. 2008. "Tansi”s Radio Parenthesis" in Atenea a bilingual journal of the humanities and social sciences, XXVIII.2: 145-56.