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Ernest Ogbozor Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

PhD, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University; MDiv, Practical Theology and Peacebuilding, Virginia Theological Seminary (in progress); MA, Sustainable International Development, Brandeis University; MBA, International Business Management, Lagos State University; and BS, Agricultural Economics, University of Benin

Languages Spoken
Hausa, Igbo, English
Dr. Ernest Ogbozor is a scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution, international development, 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), monitoring & evaluation consultant at Search for Common Ground (SfCG), and Chaplain at Virginia Hospital Center. 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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Fall 2021

  • SIS-637 International Development

  • SIS-637 International Development

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

Spring 2022

  • 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: Partcptry Actn Res (PAR) Meth