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.
Robert Ansah-Birikorang has a PhD in Political Science. He is the Senior Pastor of the United Christian Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. Before that, he taught for many years. He is also the author of many African-centered sermons and has conducted a great deal of research on conflict resolution and American government and politics.