James H. Morrison

Saint Mary’s University

James H. Morrison, Ph.D. (University of Ibadan, Nigeria), is Professor of History and Chairperson of the Asian Studies program at Saint Mary’s University. Former Executive Director of the International Education Center and Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Saint Mary’s, he has studied and taught in West Africa for a decade. He has published a dozen books and several articles on African history, oral history, adult education, and ethnic studies.

  • Partners for Progress

    A Canada-Africa Venture in University Building

    Edited by Michael J. Larsen and James H. Morrison     January 2006

    Education is the only self-generating energy source ever discovered by human beings, and higher education has proven to be the most effective and efficient route to our social, cultural and economic growth and well-being. Tragically, the poorer nations of the developing world must send many of their most promising students abroad for higher education only to lose them to the brighter prospects of the developed world. This was a dilemma known all too well to the people of The Gambia, West Africa. Partners for Progress: A Canada-Africa Venture in University Building is the inspiring and instructive story of a partnership for progress between Saint Mary’s University in Canada and the government of The Gambia. This collaboration led to the foundation of The Gambia’s first university, enabling it to provide vastly enhanced opportunities for higher learning and research to its citizens.

  • Japan at Century’s End

    Changes, Challenges and Choices

    Edited by Hugh Millward and James H. Morrison     January 1997

    A timely compilation of 21 essays on the wide range of issues confronting Japan in the late 1990s. The authors provide a mainly Canadian perspective on domestic and international politics, the economy, business, technology, social issues, the environment, and more. The six major sections are introduced by the editors, and a comprehensive index allows cross-referencing of all topics.