Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Clark-Atlanta University. His teaching and research interests include political economy, public policy and public administration, human security and terrorism, oil and gas politics, international relations, African politics and comparative politics.
Research and Publications
He has published numerous books and articles in journals such as the Third World Studies Journal, the Journal of African Policy Studies, the Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, the Journal of College and Character, the Journal of Global Competitiveness, the Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy Studies, the Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations, the Journal of Pan African Studies, the African Social Science Review, the Liberian Studies Journal, the Journal of Commonwealth Youth and Development, the Journal of Safety and Crisis Management, and the African Social Science Review.
His academic publications are cited and entered in several bibliographic index. His award-winning publication on democracy, governance and economic freedom was adopted by the United States Naval School Academy and at several higher education institutions in the United States and internationally. His work on the African Growth and Opportunity Act has been noted as a major contribution to the discourse on the political economy of Africa. He recently co-authored a book on “Wealth Accumulation in Africa” by Routledge Books, United Kingdom (June 2021). In 2022, he published a new book, "Indigenous Knowledge: An Alternative to Food Security and Wellness in Africa," (Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, United Kingdom, and USA).
- The Liberian Studies Journal, edited by Dr. Emanuel Oritsejafor, chair of the Department of Political Science, North Carolina Central University. https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/lsj.