Dr. Haoua Hamza

Dr. Haoua Hamza

Associate Professor

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Academic Complex, 323C
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Dr. Hamza, Haoua Mounkaila Oumarou is an Associate Professor in the Middle and Adolescence Education Department in the College of Education. She received a Ph. D. and M. Ed. degrees in Cultural Foundations of Education from Kent State University at Kent, Ohio and a M. A. in English from the National University of Niamey, Niger. Her current research interest and publications include Girls’ Schooling, Decolonizing Research Methods, Differentiated Instruction and Constructivism, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Multilingualism in Education. Her interest in Gender and Rural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa has informed her service activities. This has passionately led her to create the NGO-The Global Network for Niger (GNN) whose mission is to empower women and children of Niger through programs that support health, education and female literacy. In 2013, the United Nations Fund for Population Office in Niger identified her as one of the “100 Women of Niger”. She facilitates a workshop on Managing Culturally Diverse Classrooms and teaches both undergraduate and graduate levels courses, which include multiculturalism in education, advanced classroom management, foundations of education, human development learning and motivation, managing diversity in organizations. She is a mother of five: two sons and three daughters. She is currently a member of Gerontology and Sustainability Committees as well as the Niagara Reaches Out to the World Program. • NU Sustainability Task Force - Education Sub-committee (Since 2011) • NU Gerontology Advisory Council (Since 2010) • Middle States Association Steering Committee (2005) • University Affirmative Action Committee (2005) • University Sexual Harassment Committee (2005) • University Gender Diversity Committee (2005)