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Prof. Stella Ajah Effah-Attoe

professor
History and International Studies
stellaeffahattoe@unical.edu.ng

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 2010 -Present- Professor of History/International Studies, University of Calabar. May 2013-August 2015 -Member,National Governing Board, National Youth Service Corps(NYSC). 2009-2010- Chairman, Board of Directors,Voice of Nigeria(VON). 2006-2010- Associate Professor, Department of History and International Studies, University of Calabar. 2005-2006-Member, Federal Housing Authority (FHA) Board. 2000-June 2003- Member, Governing Council, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Nov 1998-2006- Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University of Calabar. 1994-1997- Senior Lecturer, Department of History, University of Calabar. 1991-1993- Lecturer I, Department of History, University of Calabar. June 1990-1991- Lecturer II, Department of History, University of Calabar. Dec. 1989-June 1990- Cross River State Commissioner for Information and Culture. October 1987-Dec.1989-Member of the Cross River State Executive Council and Commissioner for Education. Feb. 1986-Oct-1987- Lecturer II, Department of History, University of Calabar. 1981-February 1986- Lecturer, Cross River State School of Basic Studies, Akamkpa. 1980-1981- National Youth Service Corps Programme (Primary assignment-taught in the West African People’s Institute, Calabar). EDUCATION: 1964-1971 - Primary Education at: a. Saint Louis Nursery School, Bompai, Kano. b. Our Lady Girl’s School, Tiko, Republic of Cameroun. c. Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School, Clegg Street, Yaba, Lagos. (First School Leaving Certificate, Result: Distinction). 1972-1976 - Post Primary Studies at: Edgerley Memorial Girls Secondary School, Calabar (West African School Certificate Examination Result: Division One). 1976-1980 - University of Calabar, Calabar. B.A(Hons) History, Result: Upper Second Class Honours. 1981-1985 - University of Calabar, Calabar,(Ph.D African History). GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS: 2014 - TETFUND grant to attend the Africa Conference 2014 held at the University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA, 3rdto 5th April, 2014. AWARDS/HONOURS: FELLOWSHIP AWARDS 1. Fellow of the Institute of Administrative Management of Nigeria (FIAMN). 2. Qualified and Incorporated Administrative Manager (QIAM). 3. 21st Century Trust Fellow, London. 4. Senator of the United Nations International Parliament for Peace and Safety.

Effah-Attoe,S. “The Concept of Love in African Theatre”, Andrew, E. H. And Ajibade, B. (Edit) The Dramaturgy of Liberation and Survival, Festschrift Essays on Chris Nwamuo’s Scholarship, Calabar: University of Calabar Press,(2009),215-218


Effah-Attoe,S.A.“Pre-Colonial Trade Relations between the Cross River Basin and the Middle Benue Region of Nigeria”,Ibom Journal of History,3.4(1997),16-28


Effah-Attoe, S.A.And Anwana A.O.“Cultural Foundations for Women’s Democratic Empowerment in Cross River/Akwa Ibom States of Nigeria”,Calabar Journal of Religious Studies,1.2,(2001),18-29


Effah-Attoe,S.“The Dicey Issue of Chronology in African Historical Reconstruction:A Case Study of the Biase of the Cross River Basin of Nigeria”,Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria,16,(2005/2006),8-18


Effah-Attoe,S.“British Colonialism in the Middle Cross River Basin of Nigeria: Economic Consequences on the Biase”, African Journal of Economy and Society,7.1, (2006),15-26


Effah-Attoe,S.A.“Economic Diversification, Long Distance Trade and Politics in Biase 1840-1950”,AKWANSHI:Journal of the National Museum Calabar,1.1,(2007),42-55


Effah-Attoe,S.“Cross River Basin of Nigeria”: An Economy in Transition,1800-1940”,Journal of Arts and Humanities, 5.2,(2008),133-144


Effah-Attoe,S.“Women and Economic Development in Nigeria”, Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies,(CAJOLIS) 1x.1 (April),(2006)154-166.


Effah-Attoe,S.” Nigerian Women in Top Political Positions 1923-2007:The Journey So Far”, Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies(CAJOLIS) 11.4,(2008),109-139


Effah-Attoe,S.“From Ethnicity to Federalism:A Case Study of the Biase of the South/South Geo-political Region of Nigeria in Pre-Independence Times”.Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria(JHSN)19.2,(2008),1-18.


Effah-Attoe,S.“Women in the Development of Nigeria Since Pre-Colonial Times”,Lincoln Journal of Social and Political Thought,3.1,(2004),1-10


Effah-Attoe,S.“The Social Impact of British Colonialism on a Traditional African Society:A Case Study of the Biase of South-Eastern Nigeria”,Sankofa:Journal of the Humanities,3.1,(2005),15-26.


Effah-Attoe,S.“Cross River Rivalry: The Umon-Efik Trade Relations in the Cross River Basin of Nigeria.1800-1900”,Sankofa:Journal of the Humanities, 3.1,(2005),69-80.


Effah-Attoe,S.“Aspects of British Colonialism in South Eastern Nigeria 1888-1950:Women’s Role in Biaseland”, Bilingual Journal of Arts,Letters and Social Sciences, 1.3,(2005),113-125.


Effah-Attoe,S “The Development of Transportation System in the Cross River Basin of Nigeria: The Era of British Colonial Rule,1888-1950”,Sankofa:Journal of Humanities, 3.2,(2005),75-81.


Effah-Attoe,S.A.“Evolution of Modern Currency in the Middle Cross River Basin of Nigeria”,AFRIKA ZAMANI: A Journal of African History,IX.IV,(2008),104-110.


Effah-Attoe,S.A.“Evolution of Modern Currency in the Middle Cross River Basin of Nigeria”,AFRIKA ZAMANI: A Journal of African History,IX.IV,(2008),104-110.


Effah-Attoe,S.A.and Imbua,D.“Re-Engineering the Pan-Africanist Vision in the Black Atlantic,” In Asian Journal of Research In Social Sciences and Humanities, 5.3,(2015),14-23.


Effah-Attoe,S.A.“European Imperialism in Nigeria. A Re-appraisal of The Victorian Thesis,“The Calabar Historical journal,4(2000),132-146


Uzoigwe G.N.And Effah-Attoe,S.A.“Vision Lost:Restoration of Civilian Rule and Shehu Shagari’s Lost Opportunity,1979-1983”,Nwachukwu,L.And Uzoigwe,G. N. (Edit)Troubled Journey:Nigeria Since the Civil War, Dallas:University Press of America,(2004)133-185.


Effah-Attoe,S.A.“Better Life Programme”,Adalemo,I. A.And Baba,J.M(Edit) Nigeria,Giant in the Tropics, A Compendium,Lagos:Gabumo Publishers,1.0,(1993), 373-377

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Topic for Discussion: “Poverty and Democracy”.
Farm House Dialogue (Dialogue 18)organised by the Africa Leadership Forum at Otta,Ogun State between 20th and 22nd September,1991.
Start: Friday 20th September, 1991
End: Sunday 22nd September, 1991
To train Nigerian experts as National Consultants to offer services in the design and implementation of DFID projects in Nigeria.
The Department for International Development (DFID), formerly Overseas Development Administration (ODA). Workshop held in Ibadan between March 2nd and 6th, 1997, The workshop was organised by DFID under the auspices of the British Council.
Start: Sunday 2nd March, 1997
End: Thursday 6th March, 1997
54th Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria.
Held at Nassarawa State University, Keffi from 8th-10th March,2010.
Start: Monday 8th March, 2010
End: Wednesday 10th March, 2010
“Census Training: Approaches and Modalities for Implementation”.
National Seminar Organised by the National Population Commission, Lagos on the 2nd and 3rd May, 1991. I participated as a Guest Discussant.
Start: Thursday 2nd May, 1991
End: Friday 3rd May, 1991
Theme: “Democracy, Gender and Peace Building in Africa”.
2nd International Conference of the Department of History and International Studies, University of Calabar from 21st-23rd September,2016.(Chairman, Local Organizing Committee).
Start: Wednesday 21st September, 2016
End: Friday 23rd September, 2016
The 21st Century Trust Workshop on the “The Implications of Population Growth in the Developing World and the Prospect for a Slowdown”.
Organised by the 21st Century Trust, in Worcester College, Oxford, England, between 3rd and 11th April, 1992. (Sponsorship was by United Nations Funds for Population Agency-UNFPA).
Start: Friday 3rd April, 1992
End: Saturday 11th April, 1992
(Paper Presented: From Ethnicity to Federalism: A Case Study of the Biase of the South-South Geo-political Region of Nigeria in Pre-Independence Times).
52nd Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria held at the University of Calabar, Calabar from 12th-14th November, 2007,
Start: Monday 12th November, 2007
End: Wednesday 14th November, 2007
Paper on CEGEMP Project Strategic Line of Action titled “Gender Empowerment Through Advanced Skills and Knowledge Acquisition To Meet Required Employers Demand In The Labour Market”.
Workshop On UNESCO Slave LOUTES Project.March 13th 2012.
Start: Tuesday 13th March, 2012
End: Tuesday 13th March, 2012
(Paper presented-“ Re-Engineering The Pan-Africanist’s Vision In The Black Atlantic”).
Africa Conference 2014 held at The University of Texas, Austin, USA-3rd to 5th April,2014 Co-authored by Prof.StellaEffah-Attoe and Dr. David Imbua.
Start: Thursday 3rd April, 2014
End: Saturday 5th April, 2014
(Paper Presented:“The Capacities of NGOs for Influencing Policies from a Gender Perspective: Cross River State NGO Studies).
Abantu for Development Research and Training Development Workshop held in Kaduna from 28th-31st July, 1997, under the auspices of the British Council. Workshop Theme was “Strengthening NGOs Capacities for Engaging with Policies”
Start: Monday 28th July, 1997
End: Thursday 31st July, 1997
The 1st International SOUK (Forum) of Investment.
Held in Casablanca, Morocco, from 23rd to 26th November, 2010.
Start: Tuesday 23rd November, 2010
End: Friday 26th November, 2010
Second Advocacy Workshop.
Served as a Facilitator (Nigerian Consultant).Organised by the British Council in conjunction with DFID and INTRAC between 15th-19th October, 2001 at Badagry.
Start: Monday 15th October, 2001
End: Friday 19th October, 2001
Public Broadcasters International (PBI).
Public Broadcasters International (PBI) Conference held in Kyoto,Japan from 5th to 9th December,2009.
Start: Saturday 5th December, 2009
End: Wednesday 9th December, 2009
(Paper presented – “Erim and the Social and Cultural History of Cross River State”).
A one day colloquium on the Late Professor ErimOdeyErim held on the 29th of June,2017 at the Faculty of Arts Board Room, University of Calabar.
Start: Thursday 29th June, 2017
End: Thursday 29th June, 2017
The Conference was on “Security, Stability, Development and Co-operation in Africa”.
The Kampala Forum held in Kampala, Uganda between 19th and 22nd May, 1991.Organised under the auspices of Organisation of Africa Unity (O.A.U.), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (E.C.A.) and the Africa Leadership Forum (Sponsorship was by the United Nations Development Agency (UNDP).
Start: Sunday 19th May, 1991
End: Wednesday 22nd May, 1991
Theme: “Cross River Akwanshi: The Conservation and Interpretation of Indigenous Culture Stones”. (Chairman, Local Organizing Committee).
The 3rd International/Inter-Disciplinary Conference organized by the Cross River Monolith Study Group (Department of History and International Studies, University of Calabar) from March 12th-13th, 2018.
Start: Monday 12th March, 2018
End: Tuesday 13th March, 2018
Theme: “From Barriers to Bridges: African Boundaries and the Challenge of Regional Economic Integration” .
1st International Conference of theDepartment of History and International Studies, University of Calabar from 23rd-25th November,2015.(Chairman, Local Organizing Committee).
Start: Monday 23rd November, 2015
End: Wednesday 25th November, 2015
Topic for Discussion:“The Media and Democracy”.
Farm House Dialogue (Dialogue 15)organised under the auspices of the Africa Leadership Forum (at Obasanjo’s Farm,Otta, Ogun State)between 13th and 17th March, 1991.
Start: Wednesday 13th March, 1991
End: Sunday 17th March, 1991
Theme-Removing Hurdles for Women’s Political Participation and Empowerment.
PDP Women Workshop for Female Aspirants.Held at Bolingo Hotel, Abuja from 8th to 9th December, 2010.
Start: Wednesday 8th December, 2010
End: Thursday 9th December, 2010
The 2nd Margaret Ekpo International Lecture.
Held at the State Library Complex, Calabar from 28th-30th November,2007.(Chairman, Local Organizing Committee).
Start: Wednesday 28th November, 2007
End: Friday 30th November, 2007
Gender Lessons Sharing Forum.
Organised by the Canadian Institute of Sustainable Living (Onesky), July 4th-5th, 2006 in Calabar, Cross River State.
Start: Tuesday 4th July, 2006
End: Wednesday 5th July, 2006
(Paper Presented: Nigerian Women in Top Political Positions 1923-2007: The Journey So Far).
The 2nd Margaret Ekpo International Lecture held at the State Library Complex, Calabar from 28th-30th November, 2007.
Start: Wednesday 28th November, 2007
End: Friday 30th November, 2007
(Paper presented- “James OshuoEwah: Past and Current Trajectories of His Community Development Effort in Cross River State of Nigeria”).
The Maiden Edition Of James OshuoEwah Roundtable At Gbagolo Integrated Farms Limited, Akpabuyo, Cross River State,23rd March, 2017.
Start: Thursday 23rd March, 2017
End: Thursday 23rd March, 2017
(Paper presented-“Old Calabar Yesterday,TodayAnd TomorrowIn the Building ofthe Nigerian State”).
The Inauguration of The Greater Calabar Forum,held at African Club, Calabar,on September 20th,2014.
Start: Saturday 20th September, 2014
End: Saturday 20th September, 2014
Capacity Building Programme for Women Focused NGOs.
Organised by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, July 27th-28th,2006,in Abuja.
Start: Thursday 27th July, 2006
End: Friday 28th July, 2006
Paper Presented: “Nigerian Women in Politics 1923-1991: an overview”.
37th Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria held in Calabar, Nigeria between 18th and 20th May,1992. The Theme of the Congress was “Women in History”.
Start: Monday 18th May, 1992
End: Wednesday 20th May, 1992
”Studies of the Cross River Basin.
Seminar on the 19th and 20th of May, 1997 organised by the National Commission for Museums and Monuments. Paper Presented: “Pre-Colonial Trade Relations between the Cross River Basin and the Middle Benue Region of Nigeria”.
Start: Monday 19th May, 1997
End: Tuesday 20th May, 1997
Paper Presented-“Women As Partners In Nation Building: The Nigerian Experience.
National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) Cross River State branch-Conference on Women.May 11th 2012.
Start: Friday 11th May, 2012
End: Friday 11th May, 2012
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