In August 2016, Palgrave Macmillan published the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza’s The Transformation of Global Higher Education, 1945-2015, as part of their African Histories and Modernities book series. The new book is a comprehensive overview of the development of higher education across different world regions from the end of the Second World War, right up to the present.
In the book, Prof. Zeleza identifies the main trends in the transformation of global higher education, their various manifestations, and what impact they have had in the diverse education systems and institutions, throughout the world.
The African Histories and Modernities book series by Palgrave Macmillan, is a collection of African scholarly contributions that seek to ‘…affect the way we think about African and global histories.”
Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Zeleza who is a Professor of the Humanities and Social Sciences, is an accomplished and much-feted academic. Over the course of his career which has spanned almost four
decades, he has published more than 300 journal articles, book chapters, reviews, short stories and online essays, and authored or edited 27 books.
Several of his books have won international awards including Africa’s most prestigious book prize, the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa, for his books - A Modern Economic History of Africa (1993) and
Manufacturing African Studies and Crises (1997). His most recent books include In Search of African Diasporas: Testimonies and Encounters (2012) and Africa’s Resurgence: Domestic, Global and Diaspora
The book is available online from Palgrave Macmillan through this link