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African Politics and Development

I did two social science master's degrees, one in African studies, one in urban planning/economic development. Therefore, I have had some research in the area.

Contemporary African Politics and Development: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1981-1990. Editor, Vijitha Mahadevan; Associate editor, Wendy Laura Belcher. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers. 1994. 1,314 pages. Reviewed by CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries; American Book Review; Commonwealth & Comparative Politics.

Structural Adjustment and the Case of Ghana: An Examination of Policies, Premises, and Agriculture. MA Thesis. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA. 1992. 67 pages.

Review of Andrew J. Carlson and Dennis G. Carlson, "Kossoye: A Village Life in Ethiopia" Journal of Modern African Studies 49, no. 3 (September 2011).

Review essay on recent African development books, "The Full View of a Continent: Africa's Development in Spite of Obstacles." Sojourners (October 1991): 40-43.

Review of Philip Gourevitch, "We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda." Multicultural Review (1999).

"Dr. Asrat Speaks from Prison." BBC Network Africa, London, England, (15:05, May 29 1998).

"Ethiopia's Caged Bird: Political Prisoner Dr. Asrat." LA Weekly (July 3, 1998), Index on Censorship (July 1998), African News Online (July 29, 1998), San Francisco Bay Guardian (September 9, 1998), Freedom Forum (October 1998), Legacy: Africa's Leading Magazine on Social Issues (1998-1999).

"Interview with Dr. Mesfin Wolde Mariam, of Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRC)." Ethiopians.com (May 10, 2001).

"Impact in the Field: Settlement Feasibility Subject of Study." Frontlines (Feb. 1985): 6.

"US Aid to Paraguay: Assistance to Credicoop's Agricultural Credit Union System." AID Development Experience Abstract: AID Program Evaluation Report No. 56. Washington, DC: US Agency for International Development. 1984. 4 pages.

"The Development Potential of New Lands Settlement in the Tropics and Subtropics." AID Development Experience Abstract: AID Program Evaluation Report No. 21. Washington, DC: US Agency for International Development. 1984. 4 pages.

"Irrigation and AID's Experience: A Consideration Based on Evaluations." AID Development Experience Abstract: AID Program Evaluation Report No. 8. Washington, DC: US Agency for International Development. 1984. 4 pages.