Victor Ogbonnaya Okorie
Victor Ogbonnaya Okorie holds a joint PhD in development and anthropology, as well as a Master of Arts in cultural anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He also holds a Master of Philosophy in agricultural extension and rural sociology and a Bachelor of agriculture from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. He is a recipient of an APN individual research grant (2014), and a former fellow of the World Council of Social Science (2013-2014). He is also an alumnus of the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes of Brown University, USA. His current research activities focus on politics of loss, poetics of violence, pollution and plunder in postcolonial West Africa’s survival, and residential spaces.