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Umar Hamman-Diram

Professor

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Chair, General Education, School of Arts and Sciences AUN

Umar is a Professor of History who joined the AUN in October 2020 on contract. He holds a B. A (Honours) Degree in History of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, a Masters (M.A) Degree in History, a Masters Degree of Industrial and Labour Relations (M.I.L.R), and a Ph.D. in History of the University of Maiduguri. He taught for 35 unbroken years in the Department of History Uni-Maid where he served twice as the Head of Department.

On his first Sabbatical, he taught in the Department of Public Administration of the Adamawa State University Mubi, while on his second Sabbatical, he taught at the Federal University of Kashere where he occupied the Chair of the Department and later assumed the position of a visiting Professor. He taught Nigerian, African, and International courses dealing with Globalization, the Commonwealth, and Democratic institutions. Umar also served as External Examiner for History in Universities. He is a resource person for the National Universities Commission N.U.C for accreditation of University courses. He is also a resource person for the Education Trust Fund (E.T.F) as a member of the National Research Committee (N.R.C)

He coordinates the teaching of HIS 202 by Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.

The title of his Ph.D. The thesis is “Emirate Administrative System in Nigeria 1946-1986.”

 

Traditional and modern political institutions
The growth and development of democratic governance in Nigeria
HIS 270
HIS 311

Umar Hamman-Diram (2010) Emirates, Emirs and the State in Northern Nigeria 1946-1986: Cases, Aspects and Perspectives, Kaduna: Prudent Press

 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Umar Hamman-Diram & S. Abubakar (1995) Anglo-French Rivalry in Muri and the British Overthrow of the Emirate 1854-1901in S. Abubakar (ed) Papers on Nigerian History,Vol.1, Abuja: Suffa Press

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (1995) A Community in Agony: Muri during the First and Second World Wars 1914-1946in  Papers on Nigerian History,Vol.1, Abuja: Suffa Press       

 

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2002) Ambition and the Efficacy of the Psychological Approach in the British Occupation of Muri Emiratein Current Topics in the Humanities, Seminar Series No 2, Faculty of Arts, University of Maiduguri

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2007) A Historical Development of Science and Technology in Nigeria: A Reviewin  Issues in History and International Relations: Essays in Honour of Professor D.S.M. Koroma

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2010) Yola and its Erstwhile Sub-emirates in Cameroun: A Consideration of Trans-Border Relationsin  Papers in Nigerian History,Vol. 2, Kaduna: Prudent Press

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2010) The British in Adamawa and the First World War: The Encounter of Mayo Kalaye and its Aftermathin Papers on Nigerian History, Vol. 2, Kaduna: Prudent Press

 

PAPERS IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

Umar Hamman-Diram & G. Ibrahim (2003) Traditional Political Institutions in Modern Nigeria in  Maiduguri Journal of Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Maiduguri, Vol. 1, No. 1

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2004) Emirs’ Role under British Rule in Northern Nigeria Before 1952in  Maiduguri Journal of Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Maiduguri, Vol. 2, No.1

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2004) The Environment, the British Conquest of Yola Emirate and its Economic Impact in Maiduguri Journal of Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Maiduguri, Vol.2, No. 2

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2005) The Presence of European Trading Firms in the Middle Benue Area and the Fate of Indigenous Industries and Crafts 1902-1950in Maiduguri Journal of Historical Studies, Department of History, University of Maiduguri, Vol. 3, No.1

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2006) Gurin Town and its Mosque: A Critical Survey of Certain Beliefsin Borno Museum Society Newsletter, Quarterly Journal, No.68 and 69, July/December

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2006) Some Social Aspects in the Middle Benue Area under British Colonial Rule in Al-Mahram Journal of Trans-Saharan Studies, University of Maiduguri, Vol. 2, No.2/3. June/December

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2008-10) Structural Change and Cultural Continuity: Belief Aspects in the Transformation of the Mosque of Gurinin  Borno Museum Society Newsletter, Quarterly Journal No.76/77-83/84, July

 

Umar Hamman-Diram (2008/9) Intra-Party Conflicts in Nigeria: Its Genesis and DimensionsAl-Mahram Journal of Trans-Saharan Studies, University of Maiduguri, Vol. 4, No 1/2

Member, Historical Society of Nigeria (H.S.N)       1986-Date

Member, Borno Museum Society (B.M.S)              1997- Date

Contact

American University of Nigeria
98 Lamido Zubairu Way
Yola Township bypass
PMB 2250, Yola
Adamawa State, Nigeria
Tel: +234 805-200-2962

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