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Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Wells College, NY, USA

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Lyu Bei, Huaibei Normal University, China/Panyapiwat Institute of Management,Thailand
Josephine Beoku-Betts, Florida Atlantic University, FL, USA
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Gui-ying Cao, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
Mohamadou Diallo, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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Toyin Falola, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
Hamdy A. Hassan, Zayed University, UAE & Cairo University, Egypt
Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr., Policy Development Practice International, Canada
Christopher Isike, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Alphonse D. Kasongo, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Jacqueline Lumumba, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Vijayan K. Pillai, University of Texas at Arlington, TX, USA
Cyril Obi, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), NY, USA
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"African and Asian Studies has rapidly established itself as a leading social sciences journal dealing with topical issues, providing cutting-edge research and introducing key theoretical debates on African and Asian polities and societies in a truly multidisciplinary, multicultural and comparative perspective."
– Prof. Guy Martin, Professor of Political Science, Winston-Salem State University, USA
Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo was trained at Universit‚ Libre du Congo, Harvard University, and the University of Chicago. He is Professor of Political Science at Wells College, Visiting Scholar, Department of City and Regional Planning, Cornell University, Visiting Research Fellow, Center for the Study of International Cooperation in Education (CICE), Hiroshima University, Japan, Co-Founder and Director of CEPARRED, Research Associate, Institut d'Ethno-Sociologie,Universit‚ de Cocody, Côte d'Ivoire. He is also the Vice-President of the African Association of Political Science-Representing the Central African region.

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The journal presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, history, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian societies and cultures and their relationships.

The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, past and future. Where possible, comparisons are made between countries and continents. Articles should be based on original research and can be co-authored.

All articles published in African and Asian Studies undergo a double-blind peer review process. This includes articles published in special issues.

From 1966 to 2001 African and Asian Studies was published under the name of Journal of African and Asian Studies.

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