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Survey of African Studies Faculty in the United States, 2002 (ICPSR 3887)

Principal Investigator(s): Bowman, Larry W., University of Connecticut. Department of Political Science


This survey examines faculty attitudes about a range of issues facing African Studies programs at colleges and universities in the United States. Questions focused on teaching African studies, study abroad programs, African language study, and attitudes toward Africa. Faculty were also asked to give their views and opinions on African Studies programs at their own institutions.

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Study Description


Bowman, Larry W. Survey of African Studies Faculty in the United States, 2002. ICPSR03887-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2004. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03887.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03887.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Education. International Research and Studies Program (P017A010033-02)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    African Studies, area studies, college faculty, colleges, higher education, universities

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 2002

Date of Collection:   

  • 2002-10--2002-11

Universe:    African Studies faculty at United States colleges and universities.

Data Type(s):    survey data


Data Source:

telephone interviews

Response Rates:    59.6 percent


Original ICPSR Release:   2004-03-22

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