Cyril I Obi—Ph. D in Political Science from the University of Lagos (1992). He’s a Senior Research Fellow at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs. He has researched and is published in Africa, Europe, USA and Japan. His research interests include International Political Economy, Environmental Security, Conflict and Politics, Human Development and Security, Globalization, and Democratization in Africa.
He is currently a Visiting Senior Researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute (NAI), and the 2004 Claude Ake Visiting Professor at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, University of Uppsala, Sweden.