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Egodi UCHENDU
Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria

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Political Violence
Egodi UCHENDU
Nsukka, Eastern Nigeria

Bio

Egodi Uchendu is a Professor of History and International Studies, University of Nigeria. Her researches revolve around gender—precisely women and masculinities studies, people and conflict situations, and conversions to Islam. She has received research grants from funding bodies including the United States Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the A. G. Leventis Foundation, CODERSIA, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Nigeria's Universities Commission. She has also served on Boards, grant-selection committees, and as transnational assessor for a variety of academic awards and non-academic matters; recipient of “The Wangari Maathai Award for Innovative Scholarship and Leadership” of The University of Texas at Austin (2017), a member of the Presidential Committee for the Review of Nigeria National Defence Policy (2015), two-term Vice President of the Fulbright Alumni Association of Nigeria (2010-2014), current Vice President of the Historical Society of Nigeria (since 2013), African Collaborative Member of the Centre of African Studies, University of Cambridge, UK (2014-2019), member, Gesellschaft zur Foerderung des ZMO e.V., Director of CODESRIA’s 2005 Gender Institute, and current Editor of Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria. She currently leads African Humanities Research and Development Circle (AHRDC), a University of Nigeria Institution-Based Research Group that is studying Islamic propagation in Eastern Nigeria. (Find more on www.egodiuchendu.com).
Languages spoken
English

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Religion & Theology
 
Insurgency
 

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