N’Dri T. Assié-Lumumba

Professor
Africana Studies & Research Center, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

210 Africana Studies and Research Center
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7839

N’Dri T. Assié-Lumumba

Professor
Africana Studies & Research Center, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Comparative and international education; higher education; equity-gender issues in education; educational innovations, including information and communications technologies, and distance learning; European colonization of Africa; Africa and the African diaspora

Current Research Interests
Globalization and education, gender and disciplinary clusters, educational innovations, the use of technology in education, higher education processes, education and sustainable development

Distinction
World Academy of Art and Science Fellow
Comparative and International Education Society President
New York State African Studies Association Distinguished Africanist Award
Cornell University Frank Scruggs Faculty Fellow
Fulbright Senior Research Fellow
Japanese Ministry of Education Foreign Expert in Education and Development Fellowship
Joyce Cain Award for Distinguished Research on African Descendants
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Resident Fellow

Selected Publications
Assié-Lumumba, N’Dri. “Millennium Development in Retrospect: Higher Education and the Gender Factor in Africa’s Development Beyond 2015.” In Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Retrospect—Africa's Development Beyond, edited by Nathan Andrews, Ernest Nene Khalema, and N’Dri Assie-Lumumba, 81-98. London: Springer, 2015.

Assié-Lumumba, N’Dri. “Education and Development in Côte d’Ivoire: Evolving Gender Representation in Higher Education from Peace to the Era of Political Instability and Post-Conflict Reconstruction.” In Education in West Africa, edited by Emefa Amoako. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015.

Cornell Research Website Article
Umbutu: Interconnected, Looking Forward

Cornell Research Website Video
N'Dri Assié-Lumumba: A Faculty Profile