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Ernest Ogbozor Professorial Lecturer SIS - Env Dev Health

Additional Positions at AU
Faculty Lead, Africa Research Cluster (ARC)
PhD, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
MDiv, Practical Theology and Peacebuilding, Virginia Theological Seminary
MA, Sustainable International Development, Brandeis University
MBA, International Business Management, Lagos State University
BS, Agricultural Economics, University of Benin

Languages Spoken
Hausa, Igbo, English
Dr. Ernest Ogbozor is a scholar-practitioner of conflict and development, peacebuilding, and humanitarian action. He was a recipient of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship and taught at George Washington University, Northeastern University, and George Mason University. His research addresses two fundamental questions: to understand the micro-level impact of conflict and the strategies used by local communities to cope with violence and protect their livelihoods. His recent research focuses on understanding household resilience to violent extremism in the Lake Chad Basin. His professional experience includes work at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as a frontline humanitarian response officer, research contractor for the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), and monitoring & evaluation consultant at Search for Common Ground (SfCG). His publications include “From Counter-terrorism to Livelihood Destruction: Factors Causing Systemic and Continuing Destruction of Livelihoods in the Lake Chad Basin.”
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Spring 2023

  • CORE-105 Complex Problems Seminar: Spirituality/Complex World

  • SIS-750 Res/Prof Meth in Int'l Affairs: Proj Design, Monitoring & Eval

  • SISU-306 Adv Int'l Studies Research: The Power of Storytelling

  • SISU-306 Adv Int'l Studies Research: Partcptry Actn Res (PAR) Meth

Summer 2023

  • SIS-750 Res/Prof Meth in Int'l Affairs: Proj Design, Monitoring & Eval

  • SIS-750 Res/Prof Meth in Int'l Affairs: Proj Design, Monitoring & Eval