Dr. Falola, distinguised professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin has been selected to receive the prestigious, Distinguished Africanist Award from the African Studies Association (ASA). Professor Falola is a prolific scholar of African history and social issues who has written and edited 115 books to date ! Pr. Toyin Falola has been not only a scholar of distinction, but also a profoundly effective Pan African activist. His annual conference on Africa is now being replicated elsewhere, and much scholarly output and debate is being conducted earnestly. congratulations to Pr. Falola !