Faculty and On-Site Staff

Agborbechem Peter Tambi

Faculty and staff on an island off the coast of Limbe. (Dr. Tambi is third from left; Kelly B. Trail is fourth from left; Dr. Andrew Molindo, Vice-Dean in the UB Faculty of Education is far right)

Dr. Tambi is third from left. Kelly Trail is fourth from left.

Professor of Education, University of Buea
Lead Faculty, Community Development in Cameroon

Read Agborbechem’s bio.

PhD in Test and Measurement, University of Calabar, Nigeria; MEd in Curriculum Studies and Teaching, University of Calabar

Professor Tambi has taught in the Education Faculty at the University of Buea since 2003. He is the author and co-author of numerous articles and chapters on educational issues, including assessment, environmental changes, and parents’ perceptions. His current research interests focus on the education crisis in Cameroon and assessment. For three years, he has served as a member of the Cameroon delegation to the conferences of the Association for Educational Assessment in Africa. In addition, Professor Tambi has been actively involved in the potable water project in his home village of Ashum.

Professor Tambi leads the Seminar, and is the main point of contact for students during the program.

Additional faculty at UB will be teaching program courses. UB has a highly qualified and diversified staff serving a student body of 12,000.

Kelly Brannan Trail

Academic Coordinator, Community Development in Cameroon
AEA  Assistant Director

Read Kelly’s bio.

Kelly co-teaches the Core Seminar, Community Development in Cameroon, and leads an extensive on-site orientation for students in Buea. She remains in Buea with the students for their first 2 – 3 weeks.

Student Peer Counselor

Each year, a student peer counselor – a student at the University of Buea – is selected. This student is available to discuss aspects of academic life at UB, as well as assist students with acclimating to life in Buea (eg, shopping, finding a store, etc.). The Student Peer Counselor accompanies the group on most field trips and occasionally joins students for a meal.


To receive further information about Community Development in Cameroon or for immediate assistance, please  contact us. Professor Tambi is teaching in Buea and can be reached through the  AEA  office.