• emeagwali@ccsu.edu

History Department,
Central Connecticut State University,
New Britain, CT 06050.

Professor Gloria Emeagwali
Professor of History and African Studies. Amateur Film Maker
B.A. (UWI)
M.A. (Toronto)
PhD. (ABU)
Dip.Ed. (London)

Areas of Specialization

History of Africa and the African Diaspora


  • Hist 376- African History Since 1800
  • Hist 375- African History to 1800
  • Hist 431- Ancient Northeast Africa to 600CE
  • Hist 476- African History Through Film
  • Hist 121- World Civilizations 1
  • Hist 122- World Civilizations 2
  • Hist 545- South Africa since 1900
  • Hist 432- South Africa from earliest times

  • emeagwali@ccsu.edu
  • www.africahistory.net
  • vimeo.com/user5946750/videosGloria Emeagwali’s Documentaries on Africa and the African Diaspora
  • Chief Editor,Africa Update- www.ccsu.edu/afstudy/archive.html By 2016, Africa Update had published over 250 articles- by more than 150 scholars.Peer reviewed.Nominated by EBSCO for inclusion in its Academic Search Complete Research Database- one of the most prestigious, multidisciplinary collections in the academic world.
  • 860-832-2815 (Office)

A). Honors, Distinctions, Membership of Learned/Professional Societies and Professional Activities

    1. External Assessment/Consultancy
      1. External Assessor, Women’s Studies Program, Antioch University/ Regents College, London,  December 4, 1990;
      2. External Assessor, University of the West Indies, Barbados, 2005;
      3. External Assessor, History Department, University of Guyana, Guyana, 1992;
      4. External Assessor, Department of Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, City University of New York, 2003;
      5. External Assessor, Department of History, Missouri State University, 2012;
      6. External Assessor, Cornell University, New York, 2009;
      7. External Assessor, University of Maryland, 2013
      8. External Assessor, Idaho State University, 2014
      9. Consultant, World History Focus Group, Prentice Hall, 2006;


    1. Review
      1. Reviewer, CHOICE, Association of College and Research Libraries, 2005 to present;
      2. Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC,
      3. Reviewer, Journal of Education for International Development, American Institute for Research;
      4. Reviewer, the Historian, University of South Florida,
      5. Reviewer, University of Nebraska Press, Nebraska;
      6. Panelist/Reviewer, National Endowment for the Humanities, Washington, DC


    1. Visiting Fellowships
      1. Senior Associate Member & Visiting Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford Univ., United Kingdom, 1990-91;
      2. Visiting Scholar, CCCRW, Oxford University, UK., Spring 2000.


    1. Grants/Awards
      1. AAUP Connecticut State University Research
      2. Grant Award 1994, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2006 & 2007;
      3. 2000 Visiting Fellowship,  CCCRW, Oxford University. UK;
      4. Travel Award, Wenner Gren Foundation, 12th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Zagreb, Yugoslavia;
      5. Travel Award, World Archaeological Congress, Southampton University, United Kingdom;
      6. Recipient of UNESCO AWARD for Website ;
      7. Distinguished Research Excellence Award in African Studies, The University of Texas At Austin, 2014.
      8. 2019  Distinguished  Africanist Award, New York African Studies Association (NYASA)


    1. Membership in Editorial Boards/Academic Councils
      1. Member of Council, International Society for the Study of Civilizations (ISCSC) U.S.A. 1995 to 1998;  2004-2006;
      2. Member,  Editorial Board, Review of African Political Economy, UK 2002 to date; Chief Editor, Africa Update, A Newsletter of African Studies, CCSU.  1993 to present;
      3. Member of Advisory Board, Encyclopedia of the History of, Technology and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures;
      4. Member of the Program Committee, ISCSC, Mona, Jamaica, 2002;
      5. Founding Coordinator of African Studies, CCSU. 1992 to 1997.


  1. Selected Keynote/Plenary Addresses
    1. Keynote Address, Conference on Post-Colonial Knowledges. Bremen University, Germany. March 15 -19, 2016(Sponsor: Bremen University).
    2. ‘Bonds, Bondage and the Structural Adjustment Programs of the 1980s and 1990s with reference to Africa’-  Invited paper presented at UNESCO sponsored International Conference on Slavery and the Slave Trade Osun State, Nigeria, 23- 6 August, 2010. (Sponsor: UNESCO).
    3. ‘Africa’s Utilization of her Primary Sources of Knowledge and History as a Tool for Social Reconstruction  and Advancement’ –  Invited   Paper  presented at the International Conference on the Preservation of Ancient Manuscripts on Africa, United Nations International Conference Center. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. December 17-9,  2010. ( Sponsor: Plan International, Senegal)
    4. ‘African Indigenous Technology’ –  Public Lecture,  Mekelle University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. December 21,  2010. (Sponsor: Mekelle University, Ethiopia)
    5. ‘Economic Development in Africa and the African Diaspora: Lessons from the Global Financial Meltdown’ – Keynote Paper presented at International Conference on Global Africans, Pan Africanism, Decolonization and Integration of Africa: Past, Present and Future, Abuja, Nigeria, Sept. 21-24,  2010.  (Sponsor: Center for Black and African Civilization (CBAAC), Lagos Nigeria)
    6. ‘Economic Development in Africa and the African Diaspora: Lessons from the Global Financial Meltdown’ – Keynote Paper presented at International Conference on Global Africans, Pan Africanism, Decolonization and Integration of Africa: Past, Present and Future, Abuja, Nigeria, Sept. 21-24,  2010.      (Sponsor: Center for Black and African Civilization (CBAAC), Lagos Nigeria)
    7. ‘West African Women’s Issues, Resistance, Development at Home and Abroad,’-  Public  Lecture, City College of  New York, March 24, 2011.    (Sponsor: CCNY)
  1. Director of Workshop on African Indigenous Knowledge Systems,University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa. June 2013
  2. Public Lecture on AIK and History, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia. March 2013
  3. Public Lecture,National Museum of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. March 2013
  4. Invited Panelist,International Conference on Endogenous Development and Transdisciplinarity in Higher Education: Challenges for the co-evolution of Mainstream and Endogenous Knowledge Traditions. Cochabamba, Bolivia, October 30 – November 3, 2011
  5. Panelist, Wangari Maathai Symposium – Brooklyn College,CUNY. March 28,2012.
  6. Key Note Speaker, 57th Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria. October,2012.
  7. Workshop Coordinator on African Indigenous Knowledge Systems, University of South Africa, Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria, South Africa. June 2013.
  8. Invited Speaker on ‘Conceptualising Science in its African Context’. Massachusetts Institute of Technology.November 13 -15, 2014.
  9. Presenter on ‘Comparative Paradigms on Culture,Development and Democracy in the Writings of Wangari Maathai and Steve Biko.’TOFAC International Conference. Durban, South Africa. July 2014.
  10. Keynote Speaker, Third World Foundation, Swissotel, Chicago, March 2001.
  11. Plenary Speaker, American Heritage Foundation, Cornell University, 1999.
  12. Keynote Speaker, September 13, 2001, Central Lancashire
  13. Invited Public Speaker, Dalhousie University, Canada, Oct. 1999.
  14. Keynote Speaker, SCESCAL, South Africa, March 2002.
  15. Gallery Lecture, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, March 2005.
  16. Plenary Address, Conference on Redesign of Social Science Curricula, Multiversity, Penang, Malaysia, Nov 19-22, 2004.
  17. Keynote Speaker, Conference on African Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Nasarawa University,  Nigeria, 2006.
  18. Keynote Speaker, Conference on the African Diaspora, University of the West Indies, Trinidad, 2006.
  19. ‘Globalization and Africa,’ City College of New York, May 13, 2004.
  20. ‘Globalization and its impact on Africa and the Caribbean, Brooklyn College, May 6, 2004.
  21. Co-coordinator, Conference on “Gender Issues and Structural Adjustment in Africa,” Institute for African Alternatives, London, 23 March 1991.
  22. Public Speaker, Royal African Society, on “The Nigerian Economic Crisis,” Bristol University, 25 March 1991.
  23. Public Speaker, Institute for African Alternatives, London on “Nigeria and the Debt Crisis,” 24 November 1990.
  24. Paper Presenter, “Perspectives on Methodology in Women’s Studies in Nigeria,” Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, Oxford, 22 November 1990.
  25. Paper Presenter, “The Structural Adjustment Program in Nigeria, Implications for Development Strategy,” St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, Oxford, 1 November 1990.
  26. Paper Presenter, “Gender and Islam in Nigeria” Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University, Oxford, 28 February 1991.
  27. Invited Speaker, “The Nigerian Structural Adjustment Program,” Department of Political Science, Liverpool University, Liverpool, 25 January 1991.
  28. Invited Speaker, “Debt, Structural Adjustment and Nigeria,” at Lancaster Polytechnic, Department of Historical Studies, Preston, United Kingdom, 1991.
  29. Invited Speaker, “Systems of Science, Technology and Art in Africa,” Electric Cinema, London, United Kingdom, May 23rd 1994.
  30. Invited Speaker on African Technology, at the Fourth Annual International Conference on Comparative Scientific Traditions, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, April 8-10, 1994.
  31. Invited Speaker, on “The Role of Science and Technology in the New World Order,” University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas, March 10-12 1994.
  32. Invited Speaker, The Twentieth New England Medieval Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, November 13-14, 1993.
  33. Chair/Panel Organizers, African Studies Association Meeting, Toronto, Canada, November 1994: “Science, Technology and Medieval West Africa.”
  34. Invited Speaker, “African Technology,” Lynchburg College, Virginia, February 1993.
  35. Paper presenter, 13th Annual Lilly Conference on College Teaching, November 12-14, 1993, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
  36. Coordinator of Conference on Conflict Resolution in the Horn of Africa in conjunction with Members of the Somaliland Community based in Hartford, November 19, 1994.  The keynote address was given by Ambassador David Shinn, of the U.S. State Department.
  37. Invited Scholar, International Conference on Science, sponsored by COMSTECH, Standing Committee on  Scientific and  Technological Cooperation,  March 26-30 1995.
  38. Invited Scholar, and  Presenter of Key Note  Address, West African Studies, Central Lancashire University, Preston, United Kingdom, 1-3 September 1995.
  39. Invited Scholar, Women’s Studies Conference, The College at New Paltz, New York, October 1995.
  40. Paper presentation at the Biennial Conference on African Studies, Bristol University,  United Kingdom, September 1996.
  41. Paper presentation at the Annual Conference on Philosophy and African Studies, Global Studies, Binghamton University, Nov. 1997.
  42. Paper presentation at the Weekly Seminar, The Buttery’s. Antonym’s College, Oxford University, UK, March 7,1998.
  43. Invited Scholar/Paper Presenter, Conference on African Studies, University of Mass, Dartmouth, May, 1998.
  44. Invited Scholar/Paper Presenter, Conference on Matrices of  Scientific Knowledge, on the theme- Colonialism and Science -the African Case, Oxford University, UK, March 1998.
  45. Invited Scholar /paper presenter, Conference on Globalization and Africa, University of Lancashire, Preston, UK, April 23-25,1998.
  46. Participant at the Conference on Nubian Studies, MFA, Boston August 22-24,1999- Extensive commentary On methodological issues related to Nubian History.
  47. Chair and paper presenter on Crisis and Contradictions of Structural Adjustment in Nigeria, Vrije University, Amsterdam, March 2000.
  48. Presenter at the Weekly Seminar at the Institute for Development Studies, Oxford University on ‘Nigerian Entrepreneurs in a mal-adjusted economy’, May 2000.
  49. Panel Chair and presenter at the Annual Conference of the ISCSC, Rutgers University, New Jersey, May 2001.
  50. Presenter,’ Trinidadian Garveyites in the Interwar era,’ West Indian Social Club, Hartford, Feb 27, 2005.


On-going structural adjustment programs, now called PRSPs and their effects on pre-existing production and gender relations in Nigeria; Endogenous and Externally Derived Science and Technology Development in Africa; African Cinema. Video- Film Documentation of Ancient African historic sites .


  • 1979 to 1986:  Assistant Professor, Dept. of History, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
  • 1986 to 1989:  Associate Professor, Dept. of History, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, and,  Visiting Associate Professor, Nigerian Defense Academy, Kaduna, Nigeria.
  • 1989 to 1990:  Visiting Professor, African and Asian Studies, U.W.I., St. Augustine, Trinidad.
  • 1990 to 1991:  Senior Associate Member and Visiting Fellow, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, UK.
  • 1991 to 1995:  Associate Professor, History Dept., CCSU.
  • 2000:   Visiting Fellow, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford University.
  • 1995 to present:  Full Professor, History Dept., CCSU, New Britain



  • “Globalisation, Sovereign Debt and Adjustment Programmes in Africa :  Implications for Creditors,Debtors and Policy Makers in Europe”in Shizha,E. and Lamine Diallo(eds.) Africa in the Age of Globalisation..   Surrey,England:Ashgate, 2015.
  • Review of ” Landmarked: Land Claims and Land restitution in South Africa” by Cheryl Walker, Choice, December 2009
  • Review of ” Archibald Monteath: Igbo, Jamaican, Moravian” Maureen Warner-Lewis, Choice, August 2008 .
  • Review of ” Medieval Nubia: a social and economic history”by Giovanni R.Ruffini, Choice, April 2013 .
  • Review of ” Integration and peace in East Africa: a history of the Oromo nation”.by Tsega Etefa, Choice, December 2012.
  • Review of ” Bonds of empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization”by Anne Spry Rush, Choice. February 2012.
  • Review of ” Postnationalist African cinemas.” by Alexie Tcheuyap, Choice, February 2012.
  • Review of “Inventing Africa: history, archaeology and ideas.” by Robin Derricourt, Choice, November 2011.
  • Review of ” South Africa’s brave new world: the beloved country since the end of apartheid.” R.W Johnson, Choice, September 2011.
  • Review of ” The First Ethiopians: the image of Africa and Africans in the early Mediterranean world”by Malvern Van Wik Smith, Choice, January 2011.
  • Review of ” Red Sea citizens: cosmopolitan society and cultural change in Massawa” by Jonathan Miran, Choice, June 2010.
  • Review of ” Ancient African civilizations: Kush and Axum.” by Stanley Burstein, Choice, April 2010
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  • Review of ” Africa and the Africans in the nineteenth century: a turbulent history” by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch, Choice, November 2009.
  • Review of “The history of Africa: the quest for eternal harmony. ” by Molefi Kete Asante, Choice, December 2007.
  • Review of ” The Caribbean.” by Gad Heuman, Choice, January 2007.
  • “The Neo-Liberal Agenda and the IMF structural adjustment program with respect to Africa” in  Kapoor, D. (ed.). Critical Perspectives on Neoliberal Globalization, Development and Education in  Africa and  Asia.  Boston:  Sense Publishers, 2011.
  • Ancient Egyptian Shamanism” in Mariko N.  Walter and Eva  Fridman (eds.). Shamanism, An Encyclopedia of World Beliefs, Practices,  and  Culture. California: ABC – CLIO, 2004.
  • 50. “China, Africa and the Way Forward  in  Emeagwali  G. and W.  Brown Foster (eds.). (co-authored with Xiao Yu-hua and Zhang Yong-Hong). NY: Whittier, 2006.
  •  “The Study of Ancient Nubia ? Approaches and Methodologies” in Emeagwali G and W. Brown Foster (eds.).  NY:Whittier, 2006.
  • “Aspects of Ancient Egyptian Religious System” in  Emeagwali. G. and W. Brown Foster (eds.). NY:Whittier, 2006.
  • “ An Overview of Nigeria’s Political History” in Okafor.V. Nigeria’s Stumbling Democracy and Its Implications for Africa’s Democratic Movement Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2008.
  •  “Africa and the Textbooks” in Emeagwali, G (ed.) Africa and the Academy. NY: AWP, 2006.
  • “The Interconnections between U.S Foreign policy, Corporate America and Africa’s Structural Adjustment Programs”in G. Emeagwali (ed.)Africa and the  Academy.NY:AWP, 2006.
  • “Intersections between Indigenous Knowledge and Economic Development in Africa’in Edward Shizha and Ali A.Abdi(eds.)Indigenous Discourses on Knowledge and Development in Africa. NY:Routledge, 2014.
  • “Technology Transfer:  Explaining the Japanese Success    Story” in Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 21.4. 1991.
  • “Development at Risk” in The Woodstock Road Editorial, An Oxford Magazine of International Affairs, Issue No. 7. 1991.
  • “A Glimpse on Gender, The Food Crisis and Related Matters” in CODESRIA Bulletin, No. 3, 1990.  Interview with Scholars from Africa, Ibadan 1988.
  • “Towards Synchronized Resistance Against Apartheid.”  Excerpts of an interview with Prof. Dennis Brutus, in CODESRIA Bulletin.  Vol. 1, 1989.
  • “Monetarists, Liberals and Radicals:  Contrasting Perspectives on Gender and Structural Adjustment in Africa.”  In G.T.Emeagwali, Women Pay the Price, AWP, 1995
  • “Islam, Structural Adjustment and Gender:  The Nigerian Case” in El Solh et alia, in Women in Muslim Communities, Religious Belief and Social Reality.  Oxford:  Berg, 1994.
  • “African Cinema” Journal of Third World Studies, Fall 1994.
  • “African Textiles” in Encyclopedia of The History of  Science Technology and Medicine in non- Western Cultures. Netherlands: Kluwer, 1997.
  • “Colonialism and Science in Africa” in Encylopedia of the History of Science Technology and Medicine in non-Western Cultures. Kluwer, 1997.
  • “Rethinking the Scientific Revolution”: A critique of World History texts”, Comparative Civilisations Review, No. 31. Fall 1994. University of Missouri at Rolla/ ISCSC.
  • “Colonialism and African Indigenous Technology” African Technology Forum, Vol. 7. 2  1994.  MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Sub-Saharan African Feminism’ in Cheris Kramerae and Dale (eds.) Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women, Global Women’s   Issues and Knowledge. NY: Routledge, 2001
  • Contributing co-author on the History of Science in Africa, in, Allchin and Demos (eds), History of Science in Non-Western Traditions, History of   Science Society, Washington University, 1999.
  • “Acknowledging Africa” in Science. (AAAS). 21 July: vol 357, Issue 6348
  • “Comparative Paradigms on Culture, Development and Democracy in the Writings of Wangari Maathai and Steve Biko” in A.Amtaika. Culture Democracy and Development in Africa. Austin, Texas: Pan African University Press, 2017.
  • “Class Formation in Pre-colonial Nigeria:  The Case of Eastern and Western Nigeria and the Middle Belt,”in D. Miller and C. Tilley (eds.) Domination and Resistance.   London: Unwin Hyman. 1989.
  • “Explanation in African History,” in Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, Vol. 10.3. 1980.
  • Political Institutions in Pre-Nineteenth Century Nigeria:  Some Observations on the Groundwork of Nigerian History” in ODU, A Journal of West African Studies, Ile-Ife. Nigeria. No. 26. July 1984.
  • Alternative Perspectives on the Reconstruction of the African Past” in Kiabara Journal of Humanities, University of Port Harcourt. Nigeria. Vol. 4.2, 1981.
  • “Women in Pre-capitalist Socio-economic Formations in Nigeria” in Bappa et alia, Women in Nigeria Today.  London: Zed Books, 1985.
  • The Women Question in pre-Capitalist Socio-economic Formations:  The Case of Northern Igboland, Eastern Nigeria at the end of the 19th Century. Ikenga, Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria. Vol. 8.1. 1986.
  • “Methodological Considerations in Women’s Studies in Nigeria,” in Proceedings of the Workshop on Theoretical and Methodological Issues in Women’s Studies in Nigeria and Canada, held at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Jan. 6-8, 1988 – sponsored by the Canada International Development Agency.
  • ‘Notes on the History of Abuja, Central Nigeria’ in African Study Monographs. Vol. 5.4. 1989. Kyoto, Japan.
  • “The Pre-Capitalist Model and Early Society” in Proceedings of the World Archaeological Congress, Southampton: Allen and Unwin, 1986.
  • Co-author, “Women and the Family,” in A. Imam N. Ngur and J. Hendrickson, The Women in Nigeria Document prepared for the International Women’s Conference. Nairobi, Kenya. 1985 – funded by the Ford Foundation
  • “The Historian and the Use of Models,” Tarikh,  A. Journal of Thematic African History.  Longman, Nigeria. Vol. 9. 1987.
  • History and the Question of Technological Development, The Transfer of Technology Revisited” in Afrique et Development. CODESRIA. Senegal. Vol. XII .2. 1987.
  • “Colonial Dependencies and British Industrial Development.”  Preliminary notes on the British Imperial Institute, in Proceedings of the 30th Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria.  Nsukka. Nigeria, 1989.
  • “Perspectives on the Development of Electronics Technology:  The Implications for Dependent Capitalist Economies” in Afrique et Development. CODESRIA. Senegal. Vol. XI.1, 1986.
  • “Reflections in the Development of Science in the Islamic World – and its diffusion into Nigeria before 1903″ in Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society. Karachi. July/October, 1987.
  • “Oral Historiography and the History of Technology in Nigeria” in MUNTU, Review Scientifique et culturelle du CICIBA. Presence Africaine. Paris. 8.1, 1988.
  • “Reflections on the Evolution of Science and Technology in Nigeria” in Tarikh A. Journal of Thematic African History. Longman. Vol. II, 1989.
  • “Technology Transfer:  Early Modern Europe and the Third World” in Science and Public Policy, Journal of the International Science Policy Foundation. London. Vol. 16. June 1989.
  • “Perspectives on Women and the Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Nigeria” in Mohammed Suliman (ed.) Alternative Development Strategies for Africa.  Vol. 2.  IFAA. 1991.
  • G. Thomas-Emeagwali/R.O. Lasis”The Food Crisis and Agro-based Technology:  Gari-processing technology in Nigeria.”  Review of African Political Economy.  ROAPE. London. No. 43, 1988.
  • Awe/Awgu-Jones/Emeagwali.The Food, Energy and Debt Crises in Relation to Women, Regional Paper. Ibadan : DAWN Nigeria,  1989.
  • Bissrat/Mayoux/Emeagwali.
    “Role of Research” in African Women in Co-operatives Conference Report.  London: IFAA 1989.
  • ‘On the Slavery issue in Wonders of the African World,’ West Africa Review. Vol.   1. 2. 2000
  • “BRAUDEL” in International Society for the Comparative Studies of Civilization
  • “African Indigenous Knowledge Systems” in Toyin Falola (ed.) Ghana in  Africa  and the World: Essays in Honor of Adu Boahen. NJ: Africa World Press, 2003.
  • ” Technology in History: Africa” in Sal Restivo (ed.) Science, Technology  and  Society.  OUP 2005.
  • G. Emeagwali/A.Bekerie, “Creation Myths of Ancient Northeast Africa” in  G. Laderman and Arri Eisen (eds.) Science, Religion and Society. New York: M.E Sharpe,  2005.
  • “On the Slavery Issue in Wonders of the African World,’ West Africa Review vol.1.2. 2000
  • Interview on “African Cinema” with Mike Abiola, London-in CinemAction Paris. no.106.   2003
  • Interview with Souylemane Cisse on Malian Cinema published in  Africa Update vol 1X. 3. Summer 2002
  • Science and Religion in Africa”in Gary Laderman and Arri Eisen eds. Science,  Religion and Society, M.E.Sharpe Inc., New York, 2005.
  • Review in SIGNS, Journal of Women, Culture and Society.  Vol. 31. no.5.  2005.
  • Interview with Opsile Npsoane  on African Indigenous Knowledge Systems South Africa  in IK Worldwide, Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC), Netherlands, April  2003.

Book Publications (Edited)

  • African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences: Journeys into the Past and Present. 2016. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense publishers. co-edited with Edward Shizha)
  • Africa and the Academy.2006  New  Jersey: Africa World Press,
  • The African Experience.2006.  New York: Whittier. (co-edited with Walton Brown-Foster)
  • Women Pay The Price:  Structural Adjustment in Africa and the Caribbean.1995. New Jersey:  Africa World Press.
  • Systems of Science, Technology and Art in Africa.  London: Karnak House, 1993.
  • Historical Development of Science and Technology in Nigeria.1992.  New York: Edwin Mellen.
  • Science and Technology in African History. 1992.  New York: Edwin Mellen
  • African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines.2014. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, 2014. Co-edited with George J. Sefa Dei
  • African Civilizations.1997   New York: Heritage Foundation.

Publication in Honor of  Professor Gloria Emeagwali

O. Akinwumi, O. Okpeh, C. B. N Ogbogbo and Adoyi Onoja (eds.)
African Indigenous Science and Knowledge Systems: Triumphs and
Tribulations.   Nigeria, Abuja: Roots Books,  2007.
Essays in Honour of Gloria Thomas Emeagwali


Electronic Publications

  • Editorship and design of a series of web pages on aspects of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems  and Science. Recipient of UNESCO AWARD for Website: www.africahistory.net;
  • Interviews of writers, scholars and community activists: http://www.vimeo.com/user5946750/videos
  • Chief Editorship, Africa Update, A Newsletter of African Studies, CCSU: http://www.ccsu.edu/afstudy/archive.html
  • Over 80 Editorial Commentaries in Africa Update 1993 to present: http://www.ccsu.edu/afstudy/archive.html


SELECTED INTERVIEWS OF DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS, by Prof.Gloria Emeagwali, 2012 to present

  • Professor C.C Mavhunga. “Innovation and Indigenous Technology in Great Zimbabwe: Conversations with Professor
    C.C Mavhunga.” Interviewed By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG, http://www.vimeo.com/112103461, November, 2014. Interviewed
    at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Camb.
  • Professor Gumbo Mishack. “Conversations on Indigenous Knowledge Systems.” Interviewed By Gloria
    Emeagwali.MPEG,http:// www.vimeo.com/85080877, June, 2013. Interviewed at University of South Africa, Muckleneuk
    Ridge, Pretoria.
  • Professor Paul Tarus. “Reflections on Research on African Traditional Medicine.” Interviewed By Gloria
    Emeagwali.MPEG,http:// www.vimeo.com/61586008. March, 2013.
  • Professor Tunde Zack-Williams. “Focus on Africa.” Interview By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG,
    http://www.vimeo.com/61492251. Interviewed 2013.
  • Mallam Usman, Director General of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Nigeria.
    Antiquities.” Interviewed By Gloria Emeagwali. Broadcast March, 2013.Interviewed at Abuja, Nigeria,
  • Dr. Ternenge Ende and Dr. Talla Ngarka. “Nigeria – Cameroon Interactions and the Great Flood of
    Interviewed By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG, http://www.vimeo.com/58845140. Broadcast February, 2013.
    Interviewed at IBB University, Niger State, Nigeria, 2012.
  • Drs Ellen Ndeshi Namhila, Robert Moropa and Kay Raseroka”The Land Question in Post-Apartheid South
    Africa.” Interviewed By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG, http://www.vimeo.com/58772912. February 2, 2013.
    Interviewed in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Professor Paul Zeleza. “African Studies and the Newo-Liberal Agenda.” Interviewed By Gloria
    Emeagwali.MPEG, http://www.vimeo.com/41520909. 2011.”
  • Professor Paul Zeleza. “Reflections on Southern Africa: An Interview of Prof. Paul Zeleza.”
    By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG, http://www.vimeo.com/1968428. Broadcast 2011.
  • Professor Mosege Mosimege, Registrar of the University of South Africa.”Conversations with a Pioneer
    Indigenous Knowledge Systems, South Africa.” Interviewed By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG,
    http://www.vimeo.com/129738267. June, 2015. Interviewed at UNISA, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Hakim Abebech Shiferaw. “Illuminations on African Traditional Medicine: An Interview with Hakim
    Shiferaw.” Interviewed by Gloria Emeagwali. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Nubiologist, Dr. Bruce Williams. “Conversations on Ancient Nubia with the Distinguished Nubiologist, Dr.
    Williams.” Interviewed By Gloria Emeagwali.MPEG, http://www.vimeo.com/4425368. June, 2012.Interviewed at the
    University of Chicago.

Media Related Commentary

  • Voice of America,  Feb. 2000
  • Commentator on Africa and China, National Public Radio, September 2007
  • Commentator/Consultant on the Congo Crisis,
  • Panelist/Africa Specialist WFSB TV 3
    1. 4th December 1992:  3 mins. 5:00 p.m. News program.Crisis in Somalia
  • Consultant/Africa Specialist on Radio WPOP News Program 6:40 a.m., 4th December 1992. 5 mins.
  • Consultant/Africa Specialist on Radio WTIC AM Hartford
    1. 4th December 1992:  20 minutes
    2. Political and historical dimensions of the crisis in Somalia
  • Consultant/Africa Specialist WFSB TV 3
    1. 11:00 p.m. News Program, Interviewed by M. Brezinski
    2. 5 mins. 6th December 1992
  • Consultant/Africa Specialist Radio WTIC
    1. 8:40-8:50 Tuesday 5th October 1993:  10 mins.
  • Consultant/Africa Specialist Radio WTIC
    1. 8:40-8:50 a.m. News Monday 7th December 1992:  10 mins.
    2. Monday 28th December 1992:  5 mins.
  • Consultant/Africa Specialist Radio WTIC
    1. 8:40-8:50 a.m. Tuesday 5th October 1993:  10 mins.
  • Consultant/Specialist WFSB Channel 3
    1. 11:00-11:05 News Hour
  • Consultant/Specialist WTIC 3
    1. 10:00 a.m. – 3:25 p.m.
    2. Commentary on U.S. Foreign Policy
    3. Friday 8th October 1993


Advisor of African Studies Student Club, CCSU.
Members of the Club attended the Annual Meetings of the ASA,  Boston 1993 and Toronto, 1994. The Toronto Meeting of the ASA, 1994, was attended by 11 members of the African Studies Club.

Field Trips with Students of the African Studies Club to view Ancient Northeast African Antiquities at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts &The Metropolitan Museum, New York etc.