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John Fobanjong
Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. University of Arizona


Professor Fobanjong's areas of academic expertise are in public administration and public policy, international relations, comparative politics and ethnic politics. Fobanjong is author of the book Understanding the Backlash Against Affirmative Action (Nova Science Publishers), and multiple articles/chapters including "Pondering France’s Silence and Inaction in the Southern Cameroons Genocide" (Theory and Event), “Articulating Cabral's Regionalist and Pan-Africanist Vision” (African Identities), and “The Quest for Public Relations in Africa: An Introduction” which appeared in the book Toward the Common Good: Perspectives in International Public Relations (Allyn & Bacon).  

He won a United States Fulbright Fellowship in 2009, and in 2015 he was appointed by the U.S. State Department’s Speakers’ Bureau to give a keynote address at the 30th anniversary celebration of the independence of Cape Verde. He remains listed on the State Department’s Speakers’ Bureau as one of the go-to speakers for U.S. Government speaking engagements on Africa.

Email: jfobanjong@umassd.edu
Telephone: 508 999-9177

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