Guest Talk: Evolving African Higher Education Landscape..., with N'Dri T. Assie-Lumumba
By: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Published: 12/01/2015
Uploaded: 04/11/2016
Uploaded by: Education Program Gottesman Libraries
Pockets: Gottesman Libraries Archive, Gottesman Libraries' Education Program, Guest Speakers
Tags: Africa, African Education, CAE, higher education

Description/Abstract: Guest Talk: Evolving African Higher Education Landscape..., with N'Dri T. Assie-Lumumba, Thursday, 12/3, 6-8pm

Topic: Evolving African Higher Education Landscape, Development Policies and Patterns of Access: General Trends and National Specificities

N'Dri Therese Assie-Lumumba, President of Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), is a Professor of African and Diaspora education, comparative and international education, social institutions, African social history, and the study of gender in the Africana Studies and Research Center at Cornell University, Cornell that she joined in 1991 as a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow and Ford Foundation/Africana Studies Fellow. She is a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. She has served as Director of the Cornell Program on Gender and Global Change (GGC) and as Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) of the Africana Studies. She is also a member of four other Cornell graduate fields: Education; Global Development (International Development; International Agriculture and Rural Development); and the Cornell Institute of Public Affairs (CIPA).

Professor Assie-Lumumba earned her Ph. D. in Comparative Education (Economics and Sociology of Education with Pi Lambda Theta Honors) from the University of Chicago, Chicago (Illinois) in 1982, two Masters and two BAs (Licence) in Sociology and History, respectively, from Universite Lyon II, Lyon (France) between 1973 and 1975. She is fluent in English, French and Baoule/Twi/Akan and has working skills in Spanish and Portuguese.

This event is co-sponsored by the George Clement Bond Center for African Education and Gottesman Libraries.

Please rsvp with your interest and details.

Where: 104b Russell