About the Author
Abdul Karim Bangura is Professor of Research Methodology and Political Science at Howard University and Researcher-In-Residence on Abrahamic Connections and Peace Studies at the Center for Global Peace at American University in Washington, DC. He holds a PhD in Political Science, a PhD in Development Economics, a PhD in Linguistics, and a PhD in Computer Science. He is the author of 61 books and approximately 500 scholarly articles. He is the winner of numerous teaching and other scholarly and community service awards. He is a member of many scholarly organizations and a former president and then United Nations Ambassador of the Association of Third World Studies. He is fluent in a dozen African and six European languages, and is studying to strengthen his proficiency in Arabic, Hebrew, and Hieroglyphics.
Junior Hopwood is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He received his PhD in Urban Sociology from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Howard University, Washington DC. His research interests includes labor market studies, Transnational capital and the change in the social relations of labor, social displacement of immigrants families left at home. After completion of his PhD studies, Mr. Hopwood plans to embark upon an academic career in Urban Sociology, Social Inequalities, Social Theory, and Research Methodology.