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Dr. Esseh investigated Africa's scientific publishing practices. He identified new possibilities for digital technologies in strengthening research capacity, improving the quality of research, reducing Africa's isolation from the global scholarly community, and ultimately narrowing the information divide. A Center for the Study of Online Scholarly Publishing in Africa was established.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Language and Literacy Education (PhD) - graduated in 2011