Dr. Machibya did his college studies in electrical engineering and has expertise in agricultural systems, alternative energy systems - notably solar systems. Dr. Machibya is also involved in rural energy delivery; poverty alleviation; and teaches Swahili courses at the Critical Languages Program at the University of Arizona.
Ph.D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), University of Arizona (1990);
M.S. (Electrical Engineering), University of Arizona (1983);
B.S. (Electrical Engineering), University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (1976).
Research Interests: Philosophies aimed at providing practical and sustainable solutions to social, political, economic and cultural integrity issues facing people in the African Diaspora.
Courses Dr. Machibya Regularly Teaches:
AFAS 160A1 - The Africana Experience
AFAS/HIST 209 - African American History (1440-1877)
AFAS/HIST 210 - African American History (1865-Present)
AFAS/SOC 220 - Introduction to African American Studies
AFAS/PHIL 223 - African Philosophical Worlds
AFAS/HIST 224 - Models of Resistance, Post 16th Cent. African Liberation Movements in Southeast
AFAS/ENGL 230 - Introduction to African Literature
Courses Dr. Machibya Sometimes Teaches:
AFAS 160D1 - Introduction to African American Literature
AFAS 200 - Introduction to Africana Studies
AFAS 304B - The Social Construction of Race: Blackness
AFAS 320 - The African American Slave Narrative: History and Literature
AFAS/ENGL/GWS 342 Writers, Women, and the God