The Most Educated Man with 5 Phd in The World Is from Africa

Impressive!!!The Most Educated Man with 5 Phd in The World Is from Africa

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Born August 26, 1953, in Sierra Leone he naturalized as a U.S. citizen. He’s currently married to Diana Marie Kelly with two children namely Fatmata Aminata, Isatu Ramatu.

Abdul Karim Bangura is a Researcher in Residence at American University’s Center for Global Peace.

This US-Sierra Leonean Abdul Karim Bangura is probably the most educated man in the world with 5 PhDs.

When asked how long it took him to complete his studies for the 5 doctorate degrees, he said;

“It took me about 13 years to earn the five PhDs, as I would start another program while writing the doctoral dissertation for the other.”

Abdul Karim Bangura holds academic degrees in;

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, Georgetown University
  • Ph.D., Political Science, Howard University
  • Ph.D., Development Economics, University of Maryland Baltimore Graduate School
  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Columbus University
  • PhD. Mathematics, Columbus University
  • M.S., Linguistics, Georgetown University
  • Grd Dpl., Social Sciences, Stockholms Universitet
  • M.A, International Studies, American University
  • BA, International Studies, American University

He is reportedly to have written over 70 books and more than 600 academic articles.

He is said to be fluent in about 18 languages including Krio, Temne, Mende, Fula, Kono, Sherbro, Limba, Kiswahili, English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, and Swedish.

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Scholar Award, Middle Atlantic Writers Association, 1995.
  • Certificate of achievement, Caribbean Association of Professionals and Scholars, 1996
  • Topp’s African-Centered awards, Topps Gourmet Sauce, Inc., 1997 and 1998
  • Certificate of appreciation, Japan-America Student Conference, 2000
  • African Studies and Research Forum, Africa Excellence in Scholarship Award, 2001
  • All African Award, 2002
  • Excellence in Scholarship and Service Award, 2006
  • Black History Month Lecture Award, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, 2002
  • Association of Third World Studies, Distinguished Leadership and Service Award, 2004
  • Outstanding Scholar Award, 2006
  • Dubai International Award, 2006
  • Grants from the U.S. Department of Education and National Science Foundation.

By: Michael Djan

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