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Prof. Chinenye Leo Ochulor


Assumed duty as a Lecturer II on the 27th November, 2002 in the Department of Philosophy and rose to the rank of a Professor in 2016. A graduate of Urban Pontificate University in Rome where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy in 1984, Professor Chinenye Leo Ochulor also attended University of Calabar where he got a Masters and Ph.D degrees in Philosophy in 1992 and 1998 respectively. A recipient of many awards and honors, Professor Ochulor teaches several courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels which cuts across Traditional and Contemporary Philosophy. As an astute motivational speaker and researcher per excellence, his numerous publications in academic journals and other publication is an eloquent testimony of his intellectual acumen. His research interest spans through Philosophy of Social Science, Metaphysics, Research Projects, Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics and Axiology. His research project for his M.A is Monstesquieu’s Constitutional Principle and Problem of Governance in Nigeria.” For his Ph.D Dissertation, the topic was “Comtean Positivism and Social Engineering in Nigeria: A Marxian Critique.” Presently, the Head, Philosophy Department, a position he assumed in April 2018, Professor Ochulor is a married and dedicated Catholic with an unwavering zest for honesty, probity and accountability. AWARDS / HONOURS:  Nigerian Institute of Management NIM (chartered)  Jerusalem pilgrim (JP)  Ezinihitte Mbaise Students Association (Ezimba), University of Calabar. Certificate of Recognition to Dr. C. L. Ochulor as academic Adviser, Dated 14th February, 2004.

Ochulor,C.L.“Nigeria’s Need for Social and Economic Transformation” European Journal of Scientific Research 98.3(2013)

Ochulor,C.L.“The Military as a Representative of a Ruling Class in Nigeria” African Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology, and Social Work 1.1(2007):30-38.

Ochulor,C.L.“Francis Bacon’s Qualification As A Principal Empiricist Philosopher Canadian Social Science.7.5(2011):229-235

Ochulor,C.L.“Preliminary Objection to David Hume’s Notion of Substance” Sankofa Journal of the Humanities 3.2(2005):99-119.

Ochulor,C.L.“Failure of Leadership in Nigeria” American Journal of Social and Management Sciences(AJSMS).2.3(2011):265-271

Ochulor,C.L.“Ethical and Moral Implications of Corruption”.Canadian Social Science 7.5(2011):229-235

Ochulor,C. L.“The Possibility of Moral Argument” African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society 1.2(2007): 81-90.

Ochulor,C.L.“ Critical Examination of Marxism” Calabar Journal of Libral Studies (CAJOLIS):An Inter-disciplinary Journal 10.1(2007):94-111.

Ochulor,C.L.“ Comtean Positivism and Social Engeering in Nigeria” NDUNODE:Calabar Journal of Humanities 6.1(2005):52-61.

Ochulor,C.L.“Positivism as Philosophy of Science” NDUNODE:Calabar Journal of Humanities 6.1(2005):124-133.

Ochulor,C.L.“David Hume’s Denial of Substance:An Evaluation and Criticism” African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society 1.2(2007):115-123.

Ochulor,C.L.“Definitions” Calabar Studies in Languages (CASIL) 14.1(2008):91-109.

Ochulor,C.L.“Nationhood and Positivism in Politics” African Pentecost: Journal of Theology,Psychology and Social Work 1.1(2007):59-66.

Ochulor,C.L.“Philosophical Analysis of Democracy for Nigeria’s Socio-Economic Development” Global Journal of Social Social Sciences,7.2(2008):51-57

Ochulor,C.L.“Principle of Seperation of Powers As Foundation for Good Governance in Nigeria” Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS):An Inter-disciplinary Journal 12.1(2009):16-35.

Ochulor,C.L.“Formalized Arguments” Sophia:An African Journal and Public Affairs 12.1(2009):133-140.

Ochulor,C.L.and Bassey,P.E.“Analysis of Corruption from the Ethical and Moral Perspectives.” European Journal of Scientific Research 44.3(2010):466-476.

Ochulor,C.L.and Odumayak Okpo “The Place of Ethics in Business: Acase Study of Locke’s Ethics “ European Journal of Scientific Research,44.3(2010):477-484

Ochulor, C. L. and Veraba, D. D.“Subjectivism in Hume’ Empiricism: Implications for Nigeria’s Socio-political Life” Americam Journal of Social and Management Sciences (AJSMS)1.2(2010):124-130.

Ohulor,C.L.,Metuonu,I.C.and Asuo, O.O.“Corruption in Contemporary Nigeria: The Way Out” American Journal of Social and Management Sciences (AJSMS)2.1(2011):91-99.

Ochulor,C.L.and Metuonu,I.C.“Towards the Unification of Christians and Marxists: Struggle to end Exploitation and Oppression.”American Journal of Social and Management Sciences (AJSMS)2.1(2011):100-107

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The First International Geological Field .
The First International Geological Field Conference on Oban-Obudu Massive South Eastern Nigeria, University of Calabar, 7th – 11th November, 2005.
Start: Monday 7th November, 2005
End: Friday 11th November, 2005
Machiavellian Philosophy of Wealth Acquisition:A critique.
Stanetwork 2007 Youth Summit held at Owerri Nigeria on 3rd November, 2007.
Start: Saturday 3rd November, 2007
End: Saturday 3rd November, 2007
Human Nature and Social Order Contemporary Nigeria.
National Biennial Conference of the Nigeria Philosophical Association on a theme: Personhood and Personal Identity, University of Calabar, 9th- 10th October, 2008.
Start: Thursday 9th October, 2008
End: Friday 10th October, 2008
Paper accepted for Oral Presentation: Materialistic Conception of Human Values:A critique.
International Journal of Arts and Science (IJAS) Conference for Academic Discipline held at the American University of Rome,October 29th to November 1st 2012.
Start: Monday 29th October, 2012
End: Thursday 1st November, 2012
Education for Sustainable Development.
International Seminar,University of Calabar on November 30th, 2006.
Start: Thursday 30th November, 2006
End: Thursday 30th November, 2006
No Results for Grants/Awards Received