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Awa, Njoku Ekpe

Cornell Emeritus Professor
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Njoku Ekpe Awa, professor emeritus in the Department of Communication, died July 21. 2013 at the age of 74.

Awa received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in 1973 from Cornell University. He joined Cornell’s Department of Communication Arts in 1974.

Awa published numerous articles in the field of communication with a focus on Africa on such topics as indigenous knowledge in rural development, communicating with the rural poor, and communication and change.

Geographic Focus

  • transnational region