Kenneth Omeje

Kenneth Omeje is an Extraordinary Professor of Development Studies, University of South Africa (UNISA), and an Extraordinary Professor, School of Government Studies, North-West University (NWU), South Africa. He is also a visiting professor at the Institute of Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) in Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and Visiting Professorial Fellow, Center for Defence Studies, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna. He has previously held the positions of Professor of International Relations & Security Studies at the United States International University-Africa (USIU-A) in Nairobi, Kenya; Senior Research Associate, Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg, South Africa; and Senior Research Fellow at the John and Elnora Ferguson Centre for African Studies, University of Bradford. In addition, Kenneth has held visiting research fellowship positions at the Center for African Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA (Spring, 1992); Law Department, Keele University, UK (Spring, 2000), Institute of Higher Education, Comprehensive University of Kassel, Germany (Summer, 2000), Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Spring, 2001); and Georg Eckert Institute (GEI) in Braunschweig, Germany (Autumn 2014). He has over a hundred publications, including books, book chapters, and articles in well-regarded peer-reviewed journals. His most recent book is The Failure and Feasibility of Capitalism in Africa (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021).

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