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Dr. Saba Jallow

Associate Professor Emeritus
Office: Carroll Building – Room 2284
Campus: Statesboro
Phone: 912-478-5387


Dr. Jallow received his Ph.D. from West Virginia University and he has been teaching at Georgia Southern University since 1989. He came to Georgia Southern from the University of Virginia, where he was a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute. Classes he teaches at Georgia Southern include American Government, African Politics, Introduction to Africa and its Diaspora, Model African Union Seminar, Comparative Politics, Rural Economic Development, Scope and Methods, International Political Economy, Congress and Public Policy and Fulani. He initiated the Southeast Model African Union simulation in Georgia, which is now held annually by the University System of Georgia Africa Council. He was the chair of the University System African Council for four years. He also served as the director of the Center for Africana Studies at Georgia Southern University.

Research and Teaching Interests

Introduction to Africa and its Diaspora, African Politics, International Political Economy, Comparative Politics, Seminar in Africana Studies, The African Union, Human Rights, African Development, Foreign Policy and Policy Making.

Selected Publications

  • “African Businesses: Problems and Potential Solutions” Essays in Economic and Business History, ed., Edwin J. Perkins, University of Southern California, 1990
  • “The Federal Context of Regulation: The Spatial Dimension of Federal Enforcement” Social Science Quarterly 71(4), Dec., 1990
  • “Apartheid in Retreat: Economic Sanctions and Political Reform” National Political Science Review 5, 1994:245-258

Last updated: 12/15/2023