New books on Africa, territoriality, security

June 27, 2013
New publications on African security, territoriality

Several forthcoming publications will disseminate themes and ideas explored at two CAS-sponsored conferences.  Discussions from a 2009 conference will be reflected in two volumes entitled United States-Africa Security Relations: Terrorism, Regional Security and National Interests to be published by Routledge later this summer.

Ethiopia Study Abroad to target STEM, Undergraduates

June 27, 2013
Fasilades castle in Gondar, Ethiopia

A new May Session study abroad program will introduce students to the development field, in the rich and complex environment of Ethiopia.  Partnerships with two Ethiopian universities, Addis Ababa University and the University of Gondar, will provide the settings from which students will lea

Uganda Global May Study Abroad

June 27, 2013
OSU students outside Makerere University classroom

Seventeen OSU students from diverse majors traveled through Uganda this May, observing its history, culture, and the lives of its citizens through the lens of human security.

Model African Unions take root in Columbus

June 25, 2013
Model African Union team at Washington Summit

In her first year as CAS's second year student assistant, Darby O'Donnell discovered the National Model African Union online and thought it would be fun for OSU to participate.  Three years later, OSU boasts a strong student organization, Model African Union, which has heightened interest in

Second Annual Model African Union with Columbus International High School

November 17, 2012
CIHS Model African Union in session

The Second Annual Model African Union Simulation for Ohio high school students was held on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Columbus International High School. It provided over 80 students from 8 schools an opportunity to step into the shoes of African Ambassadors, and engage with African issues in an innovative way.

Dr. Robert Agunga to lead Center for African Studies

October 24, 2012
Dr. Robert Agunga

Dr. Robert Agunga, Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership (ACEL) in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, has been appointed as the new Director for the Center for African Studies.