Victor Chijioke Nwosumba

Lecturer I

Work Information

Programme Political Science
Department Political Science
Faculty Management and Social Sciences

Biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)

Victor Chijioke Nwosumba is a lecturer in the Political Science Department of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, lkwo, Ebonyi State. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B. A. Hons. 2nd class upper) degree in History from University of Jos and as well won the prestigious Tilley Gyado’s prize for the best project in the History Department in 1995. He later obtained M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees from Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu in 1999 and 2012 respectively. He was a facilitator, researcher and later, a Head of Department of Political Science and Director of Sandwich programme in African Thinkers Community of Inquiry College of Education, Enugu between 2010 and 2013 before working as a lecturer and researcher in the Department of History/ International Relations, Ebonyi State University, Ebonyi State in 2014. He later joined AEFUNAI the same year (2014) and has remained a lecturer and researcher in the Department of Political Science since then. His background in History, International Relations and Political Science has positioned him strategically as a versatile scholar. He has interest in International Relations, Political Economy, Food Security, and Globalization.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended Degree(s) awarded year
1 Enugu state university of science and technology Doctor of Philosophy 2012
2 Enugu state university of science and technology Master of Science 1999
3 University of jos Bachelor of arts 1995
4 Awgu high school nenwe, Enugu state O/L West African Examination Council 1987

Research Interests

1 International Relations
2 Globalization
3 food security
4 foreign policy
5 Political economy

Membership of professional bodies

1 Nigerian Political Science Association

Selected publications (WITH LINKS WHERE AVAILABLE)

1 Nwosumba, V., Offu, P., Okolie, C. and Okechukwu, G. (2019) The Coterminous between Foreign Policy and National Interest: A Nation in Perspective. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research Vol.27 (6), pp. 477-485. DOI: 10.5829/ idosi.mejsr.2019.477.485.
2 Chidume, C.G., Nwosumba, V.C. and Osisioma, U.S. (2018). The Humanitarian Response to the Victims of Boko Haram Insurgency in Borno State Nigeria: A Case of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) 2014-2015. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol. 23 (8  )  2. pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.9790/0837-2308020108.
3 Nwosumba, V.C. (2016). An Appraisal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the Light of the Disaster of the Nigerian Anti-Corruption Politics 2002-2015. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science. Vol. 21 (2). pp.43-55. DOI: 10. 9790/0837-21264355.
4 Nwosumba, V.C. (2015). Sixteen Unbroken Years of Civil Rule in Nigeria 1999-2015: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly Experiences. The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies. Vol.3 (11). pp. 364-372.
5 Nwosumba, V.C. (2016). Globalization and Worsening Food Security in Africa: The Implications for Nigeria. POLAC Journal of Humanities and Security Studies. Vol.2 (1). pp. 16-45.
6 Nwosumba, V.C. (2016). Interrogating the Essence of Nigeria’s Membership of Non-Aligned Movement in an era of Economic Recession. Sokoto Journal of Management Studies. Vol. 11. pp.331-346.
7 Nwosumba, V.C.(2013). Globalization in Africa: A Political Economy Approach. Enugu: De Verge Agency.
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