2021 Rhodes Scholar
The University of Toronto’s Ikran Jama was among 11 Canadians to receive a Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford next year. Jama is currently doing a minor in African Studies.
Jama is also president of the Arts & Science Students’ Union (ASSU) and is working to support underrepresented and marginalized communities. We would like to offer our congratulations on this prestigious achievement!
Congratulations to Binta Bajaha: WGSI Margrit Eichler Student Leadership Award & African Studies Mentorship Recognition
Congratulations to our students for their outstanding achievements:
African Studies’ student Dereck Sakyi-Oduro, one of the recipients of the 2020 Faculty of Arts and Science Undergraduate Research Fund for his project: “Public Discourse and Queerness in Ghana”
Mohamed Ali, Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, Kenya, 2019
Rafique van Uum, Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, Rwanda, 2019
Judy Androsoff, Recipient of the University of Toronto Nelson Mandela Scholarship Award, 2019-2020
African Scholars Award Ceremony
Dickson Eyoh, associate professor of political science and African Studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science, 2018
Marieme Lo, Associate Professor and Director of African Studies Program, Influencers Award African Scholars Awards, 2019
Prof. Aggrey Wasike and African Studies students travel to Rwanda to learn horrors of genocide and path to justice
African Studies’ international conference organized by Prof Marieme Lo: Gender, Material Culture, and Cultural Diplomacy