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Kiven James Kewir is a senior lecturer and researcher of conflict prevention and regional integration at the Centre for Research in Political and Strategic Studies, University of Yaoundé II Soa, Cameroon, and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Buea, Cameroon. He holds a MA in peace and reconciliation studies from the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Coventry University, United Kingdom, and a PhD in political science from the University of Yaoundé II Soa. Dr. Kewir has served as a reviewer for several international journals and led several innovative research projects in the area of conflict prevention.