Dr. Gloria T. Emeagwali is a tenured Full Professor of History and African
Studies at Central Connecticut State University since 1996. She was a Visiting
Scholar at Oxford University in 1990 and Spring 2000. She is the recipient
of a UNESCO award for her website africahistory.net. Dr. Emeagwali has won 3
other research awards and has published more than 40 articles in her field.She
served as the Coordinator of African Studies at Central Connecticut State
University 1992 to 1997.
1992 0-7734-9214-3 The areas of focus include traditional methods of food processing, cassava-processing technology in the contemporary period, textile technology, and pedagogy and science teaching in Nigeria. There is also a specific focus on gender and technology. The text concentrates on the historical dimension but approaches the subject in the context of multidisciplinary interpretation.
1992 0-7734-9557-6 In science the areas of focus include mathematics, medicine, and the sociology of medicine as well as biologically-based warfare. In technology, iron, gold, diamond, and glass-making technologies dominate. Three of the cases of metallurgical development are centered on the pre-colonial periods. Chapters examine deficiencies and offer critical analysis of contemporary state policies in the areas of Nigeria and Zambia.