Charles Ukeje

Professor Charles Ukeje holds a doctorate in international relations from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He joined the university as a graduate assistant in 1992 and rose to the rank of University Professor in International Relations in 2008. He previously held several research and teaching positions around the world, notably Departmental Lectureship in African Politics and Development at Oxford University’s Department of International Development and Senior Advisor on the African Peace and Security Program (APSP) at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. His teaching, research, and consultancy activities are at the intersections of governance, peace, and security in Africa. He has published extensively in major peer-reviewed journals, authored chapters in books, and coedited/authored four books. Professor Ukeje led an international team of African researchers that were awarded the 2014-2016 APN Collaborative Working Group Grant.

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