TSU Faculty in the News

    yakubuDr. Momoh A. Yakubu, a Department of Environmental & Interdisciplinary Sciences associate professor, has been awarded a Fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to work with University of Ibadan faculty/scientists and students.  This 90 days fellowship will enable Dr. Yakubu to mentor and conduct collaborative research in pharmacology, toxicology, environmental and emerging contaminants, develop curriculum - toxicology, host workshops for faculty and graduate students on integrated interdisciplinary research, and help direct summer research colloquium. Specifically, during the fellowship, Dr. Yakubu will engage the faculty and students of the faculty of Veterinary Medicine in the development of research ideas, formulation of research problems/designs and continue to conduct collaborative research that had already been started at TSU. 


    loweDr. Jeffrey S. Lowe, associate professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, recently had his co-authored article with Sigmund C. Shipp published in the Western Journal of Black Studies, 38:4:244-259.  “Black Church and Black College Community Development Corporations: Enhancing the Public Sector Discourse” provides a literature review that illuminates upon this small and important sector of community development.  Also, the article offers recommendations to public-sector professional and academics seeking to support the Black Church, HBCUs, and their respective community development corporation’s quest for advancing racial equity and social justice.

    The Western Journal of Black Studies is available at TSU as part of the Charles F. Heartman Collection, Robert J. Terry Library.


    Dr.’s Michael O. Adams and Howard Henderson, along with Professor Carroll G. Roberson recently published an article about Post Ferguson Public Policy Solutions, published online at PA Times Online, the online platform for the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). The article can be accessed here.