Gariba Abdul-Korah

Moran Hall 4
College of Saint Rose
432 Western Avenue
Albany New York 12203
E-mail: abdulkog@strose.edu

Professor Gariba Abdul-Korah entered the University of Ghana, Legon in 1987 where he pursued a combined bachelorís degree in History and Archaeology. He graduated in 1990 and served as a Teaching/Research Assistant with the Department of History at Legon for two years. During this period, he pursued a program leading to the award of a Graduate Diploma degree in Library and Archival Studies at the same University. He also received a Masterís in African History from the University of Tromso, Norway. Professor Abdul-Korah was a MacArthur Scholar and he recently earned his PhD in West African History at the University of Minnesota. While his academic interests focus broadly on issues of migration, gender and the family economy, identity politics and development in the Third World, he is currently engaged in a research project on "Migration, Ethnicity and Uneven Development in Ghana, 1887 to the Present." He is particularly interested in how women in the Third World survive from day to day, their access to productive resources, opportunities opened to them and the problems they face.

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