Dr. Obasesam Okoi is a broadly trained scholar with a multidisciplinary background that includes peace and conflict studies, political science and international relations, international public policy, international development and global political economy, and civil engineering.
Dr. Okoi holds a Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Manitoba, Canada, a Master’s in International Public Policy from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Windsor.
His interdisciplinary research includes natural resource conflict and conflict resolution, governance and peacebuilding, the connection between engineering and peace. He also examines the alleviation of inequities that are emerging in Africa as a result of globalization, digitalization, and artificial intelligence as well as global pandemics. He has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Conflict Resolution Quarterly, African Security, World Development, International Journal on World Peace.