Julius Nyang’oro is a lifetime member of the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS), an organization of scholars, government employees, and development professionals dedicated to the study of the Third World. As a member of ATWS, Julius Nyang’oro has access to the several activities and publications sponsored by the association that supplement his own extensive studies of the Third World and experience with Global Growth Advisors.
ATWS sponsors live events such as lectures, seminars, conferences, symposia, and an annual meeting focusing on problems and developments of the Third World. It also hosts travel enrichment seminars, providing first-hand knowledge of issues related to the field. Additionally, the association encourages individuals to support institutions doing development work in the Third World.
The organization publishes a newsletter, selected papers and periodicals, and the bi-annual, internationally distributed Journal of Third World Studies. ATWS recognizes research, publications, and teaching excellence through awards and prizes.