Welcome, New Members!

In the "afterglow" of our conference in June, a long list of impressive scholars have joined NCIS.  Two of the most recent are: 
 Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr.  Dr. Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr. is a retired senior official with the United Nations. He has also worked in a senior capacity with the United States Agency for International Development. He was previously a Professor of Development Studies and Public Policy at the University of North Carolina (Charlotte), Atlanta University, and the University of Botswana (where he was also the Founding Director of the Center of Specialization in Public Administration and Management), and a Fulbright Professor at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica campus). He is the author of more than 20 books and monographs and his most recent book is Corruption and Governance in Africa (Palgrave Macmillan/Springer, 2017).
Prof. Hope’s latest books are: Corruption and Governance in Africa: Swaziland, Kenya, NigeriaPolice Corruption and Police Reforms in Developing SocietiesThe Political Economy of Development in Kenya.
 David B. Nolle is a sociologist who has specialized in the design and analysis of public opinion surveys conducted around the world. David’s current interests include research on Muslim religiosity in Central Asia and its impacts on various attitudes. He has recently co-authored “The Mosaic of Muslim Religiosity and Social-Political Attitudes in Kyrgyzstan: A Gender-Based Exploration” for the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion and has authored or co-authored articles for other journals, including the Journal of Marriage and Family, Sociology of Education, Social Forces, Political Research Quarterly, Nationalities Papers, and Ethnic and Racial Studies.

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