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Patrick Ukata Sr Adj Prof Lecturer School of International Service

Send email to Patrick Ukata
(202) 885-3965
SIS-School of Intl Service
East Quad Bldg - 204A
Fall 2021 Hours

Tuesdays 3:20 PM to 5:20 PM
Wednesdays 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
And also by appointment
Additional Positions at AU
Dr. Patrick O. Ukata
LL.M, International Law, New York University; MA, Law, Oxford University; PhD, International Relations, American University; and MA and BA in Political Science from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Dr. Patrick Ukata is the former Director of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) project here at American University (AU). AU signed a five-year management and consultancy agreement in January of 2004 to assist with the development and building of a privately funded American-style university in Nigeria, the first of its kind in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Ukata has taught courses in African Political Economy and International Law and Diplomacy at American University. He has also taught African Politics as an adjunct faculty at George Washington University.

Dr. Ukata specializes in the political economy and international relations of Africa, rule of law and legal reforms.
For the Media
To request an interview for a news story, call AU Communications at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.


Fall 2022

  • SIS-672 Frameworks of Comp & Reg Stds

  • SIS-672 Frameworks of Comp & Reg Stds

Spring 2023

  • SIS-762 Integrated Policy Exercise