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Name

Dr. Diana-Abasi Ibanga Francis

Department

Philosophy

Designation

Lecturer II

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Diana-Abasi Ibanga Francis

Dr. Diana-Abasi Ibanga Francis is a Lecturer/Researcher in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He had formerly served as the Director, Redcom Centre for Research and Development; Director, Centre for Environmental Governance and Resource Management; Director, Centre for Research Methodology; and Corporate Secretary, Inspired Children Foundation. He had also held a teaching position as Lecturer at the Ibom Metropolitan Polytechnic, Uyo. He obtained B.A. (Hons.) in Philosophy (2010), Master of Arts in Philosophy (with speciality in Applied Ethics) in 2012 and Master of Criminology (with speciality in Crime Mapping) in 2014 all from the University of Lagos as well as Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in African Political Philosophy from the University of Calabar. He also holds Proficiency Certificate on Criminal Investigation (2014), Certificate of ICT Competence (2017), and Proficiency Certificate on Project Management (P6 & MS Project) (2019). Dr. Diana-Abasi Ibanga is the 2019 Winner of the maiden edition of the Sirkku Hellsten Prize on African Governance, Corporate Responsibility & Global Justice for his work “How to Ground Corporate Governance Practice on African Ethics” from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He had received Travel Grant from the International Institute of Sociology to present paper at the 42nd World Conference of the International Institute of Sociology held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 5th – 7th Sept. 2018; Travel Grant from the Yaoundé Seminar Group to attain doctoral training at the Universite Catholique d’Afrique Centrale, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 20th – 26th Aug. 2018; Travel Grant from Business Ethics Network Africa (BEN-Africa) to present paper at STIAS Wallenberg Research Centre, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, 9th – 11th Nov. 2017; and Travel Grant from Center for Population and Environmental Development to present paper at National Workshop on National Reproductive Policy at Precious Palm Royal Hotel, Benin City, Nigeria, 4th – 5th Feb. 2013. He had also received Travel Grant from the University of Dar es Salaam to present paper at 3rd Biennial World Conference on African Philosophy at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 27th to 30th Oct. 2019. He currently teaches Postmodernism, African Philosophy, and Hermeneutics. He has conducted research and published in the following areas: African political philosophy, African environmental ethics, Bioethics, Business ethics, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Education, Research Methodology, African Philosophy, Aesthetics, Continental Philosophy, Human Relations and Management, Forensic Epistemology, Criminology, Conflict Resolution and Indigenous Language Analysis. He has published 27 books and journal papers in reputable international journal as at 2019, including a Special Issue in Italy. His works has been cited severally by researchers across the world. He is a Reviewer to Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religion (Scopus Indexed). He has presented research papers at nineteen (19) conferences in different parts of the world, including a Lead Paper at STIAS Wallenberg Research Centre in University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Dr. Diana-Abasi Ibanga has developed the following epistemological models: Two-Way Test (2017), Braai Ethic (2017), Five-Way Principles (2017), CSR Calculus (2018), and Indigenous Language Analysis (2019). He is an advocate of African Capitalism. He is a member of the following professional bodies: California Africology Association, California, USA (Oct. 2017 to date); International Society for Development and Sustainability, Japan (July 2017 to date); Conversational School of Philosophy, University of Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria (July 2017 to date); Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington D.C., USA (2016 to date); European Center for Research Training and Development, United Kingdom (July 2015 to date); Nigerian Philosophical Association (October 2012 to date); African Environmental Ethics and Values Research Group, University of Lagos, Nigeria (2012 to date); Lagos Studies Association (2018 to date); and Niger Delta Studies Association (2016 to date). Dr. Diana-Abasi Ibanga is a Research Consultant, and Dream Counsellor. He has presence in major international professional ICT platforms including ResearchGate, Academia.edu, Google Scholar, Philpapers.org, and LinkedIn. He is a holder of ORCID, Scopus ID, and Researcher ID.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate.Lutheran Primary School, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State.19851991
Junior Secondary School CertificateLutheran High School, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State19911995
Senior Secondary School Certificate (WAEC-GCE).Methodist Senior Science College, Oron, Akwa Ibom State.19961999
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Philosophy.University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State.20062010
Maters of Arts Philosophy (Applied Ethics)University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State.20112012
Master of Criminology (M.Crim)University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos State.20122014
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in African Political PhilosophyUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State.20152018

S/N Publication
Eyo, E.B., & Ibanga, D.A.I., (2018), African Indigenous Languages and the Advancement of African Philosophy. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, 12(5), 208-217.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2018), Renewable Energy Issues in Africa Contexts. Relations: Beyond Anthropocentrism, 6(1), 117-133. [Special Issue]
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2018), Concept, Principles and Research Methods of African Environmental Ethics. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, 11(7), 123-141.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2018), Is there a Social Contract between the Firm and Community: Revisiting the Philosophy of Corporate Social Responsibility. International Journal of Development and Sustainability, 7(1), 355-380.
Ekwealo, C., (2017), Ndu Mmili Ndu Azu: An Introduction to African Environmental Ethics. (Compiled & Edited by Diana-Abasi Ibanga). Lagos: Redcom, 2017. pp. 141.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), Is Deep Ecology Inapplicable in African Context: A Conversation with Fainos Mangena. Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religion, 6(2), 101-119.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), Patterns, Trends, and Issues of Illicit Wildlife Hunting and Trade: Analysis Based on African Environmental Ethics. International Journal of Development and Sustainability, 6(11), 1865-1890.
Ikegbu, E.A., & Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), Utilitarianism as a Veritable Vehicle for the Promotion of a Just Society. Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 14(2), 121-137.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), The Concept of Beauty in African Philosophy. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, 10(7), 249-260
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), Homosexuality and the Two-Way Test of Moral Validity of Sexual Affairs. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 22(8), 45-53.
Ojong, K., Asira, A., & Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), John Rawls’s Concept of Justice as Fairness. Sapientia, 8(1), 1-11.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), "Philosophical Sagacity as Conversational Philosophy and its Significance for the Question of Method in African Philosophy." Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions, 6(1), 69-89.
Eyo, E.B., & Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), A Colloquy on Violence and Non-Violence: Towards a Complementary Conflict Resolution. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 7(2), 137-150.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2017), Scientific Research on Homosexuality and its Philosophical Implications; Plus the Roles of Parenting and “Okonkwo Complex” in Sexual Identity Development. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 22(6), 61-69.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016), Analyzing the Problem of Electoral Violence in Nigeria. Kiabara: University of Port Harcourt Journal of the Humanities, 22(2), 23-33.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016), Logical and Theoretical Foundations of African Environmental Ethics. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, 9(9), 3-24.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016), Two Moral Questions in Stem Cell Research Programme. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 21(9), 7-12.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016), Being and Non-Being: Implication for Conflict Resolution. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 21(9), 1-6.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016 Aug.), A Critical Examination of the Question of Personhood in Stem Cell Research. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 21(8), 6-13.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016 Jun.), Julius Nyerere's Philosophy of Education: Implication for Nigeria's Educational System Reforms. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, 9(3), 109-125.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016), Postmodernism, Phenomenology and Afriphenomenology. Sophia: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, 16(2), 60-72.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2016), The African Meta-Medical Science of Ukpuho Ukpong (Soul Transplantation): A Philosophical Critique. International Journal of History and Philosophical Research, 4(1), 49-60.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2015), Solving the Problem of Poor Quality of University Graduates in Nigeria: A Proposed Holistic Approach. British Journal of Education, 3(7), 52-70.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2014), Climate Change and Igbo Thought: A Philosophical Analysis. In Martin Asiegbu & J. Chidozie Chukwuokolo (Eds.), Frontiers of Knowledge in Philosophy: Cutting Edge Issues. Enugu: Nigerian Philosophical Association & Jones Communications Publishers, 179 – 192.
Ibanga, D. A.I., (2012), Applied Philosophy: A Study in Jurisprudence, Bioethics and Politics. Lagos: Redcom, 2012. pp. 267.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2012), Sexual Ethics. In Ekwealo Chigbo Joseph (Ed.), Applied and Practical Ethics: A Simplified Course Text. Lagos: African Environmental Ethics and Research Group, 96 – 115.
Ibanga, D.A.I., (2012), Ethical Issues in Homosexuality. In Ekwealo Chigbo Joseph (Ed.), Applied and Practical Ethics: A Simplified Course Text. Lagos: African Environmental Ethics and Research Group, 116 – 132.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
NPA Biennial Conference & Meeting, Organized by Nigerian Philosophical Association (NPA) at the University of Abuja, Nigeria. A Philosophical Analysis of the Problem of Climate Change: From the Theoretical Perspective of Ndummilinduazo2012-10-222012-10-24
International Conference on Climate Change, Environment and Sustainable Development, Organized by Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Nigeria at the University of Lagos, Nigeria.Tackling the Problem of Climate Change: Using the Theory of Environmentalism.2012-11-202012-11-21
CEPD-2013 National Workshop on Meeting the Challenges of Implementing the National Reproductive Health Policy in Nigeria: The Role of Civil Society Organisations, Organized by Center for Population and Environmental Development at Benin City, NigeriaReligious Perspectives to Reproductive Health Issues in Nigeria: A Philosophical Critique.2013-02-042013-02-05
The 6th Annual International Conference on Energy Resource Management in a Federal System: Challenges, Constraints & Strategies, Organized by Nigerian Association for Energy Economics & International Association for Energy Economics at Lagos, NigeriaRenewable Energy Issues: A Philosophical Analysis from the Perspective of African Environmental Ethics I.2013-04-222013-04-22
The 3rdToyin Falola Annual International Conference on Africa and the African Diaspora (TOFAC 2013) on Ethnicity, Race, and Place in Africa and the African Diaspora, Organized by Ibadan Cultural Studies Group & Lead City University, Ibadan at Lead CiThe Search for African Identity in the Diasporas.2013-07-012013-07-03
The 3rd National Conference on Promoting Quality in Education, Organized by School of Education, Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka, Lagos at Federal College of Education (Technical), Lagos, Nigeria. The Relevance of Julius Nyerere’s Philosophy of Education to Nigeria’s Educational Reforms.2013-08-052013-08-08
The 2nd SMC Media and Culture International Conference on African Media and Popular Culture: A Future of Possibilities, Organized by School of Media and Communication (SMC), Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria at the School of Media and Communication, VEthical Issues in Popular Culture.2013-08-142013-08-16
2013 International Conference on Superstition, Human Rights and Development in Africa, Organized by Humanist Association for Peace and Social Tolerance Advancement (HAPSTA), Ibadan – Nigeria at Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.Science, Philosophy and the Liberation of the Human Mind.2013-08-162013-08-17
The 14thAnnual BEN-Africa Conference on Corporate Governance and Ethical Leadership, Organized by Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa) South Africa & Lagos Business School (LBS) Nigeria at the Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University,Market Ethic: A New Approach To Business Ethics.2013-10-302013-11-01
Colloquium on Contemporary Issues in Education, Arts, the Social Sciences and Sciences in Honour of Toyin Falola at the Tai Solarin University of Education, Nigeria. Training Teachers as Place Managers: Towards Improving Safety and Security on School Campuses in Nigeria.2014-11-272014-11-27
The 1st International Conference on Management, Democracy and National Development in Africa: The Way Forward, Organized by the Faculty of Management Sciences, Ambrose Alli University at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria. Nationalism and National Development: A Feminist Approach.2016-02-182016-02-20
The 1st International Conference on Globalisation and Democratic Values in Africa: Perspectives in the Humanities, Organized by the Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar at the University of Calabar, Nigeria.Citizenship as Stewardship.2016-04-122016-04-15
The 2nd International Conference on Recreating the Humanities for Relevance in the 21st Century, Organized by the Faculty of Arts, University of Uyo at the University of Uyo, Nigeria.The Role of Culture in Environmental Change.2016-07-132016-07-15
The 2nd International Conference on Democracy, Gender and Peace Building in Africa, Organized by the Department of History & International Studies, University of Calabar at the University of Calabar, Nigeria. Women and Peace Building: A Confuciusian Analysis.2016-09-212016-09-23
2016 NPA Biennial Conference on Philosophy in Africa, Organized by Nigerian Philosophical Association (NPA) at the University of Uyo, Nigeria. The Implication of Denying the Omnipotence and Omniscience of God in Ada Agada’s Existence and Consolation.2016-10-262016-10-28
The 2nd Biennial World Conference on African Philosophy on The State of African Philosophy in Africa Today, Organized by Conversational School of Philosophy (CSP), Nnamdi Azikiwe University, University of Calabar & University of the Witwatersrand at Clustered, Non-Clustered and Pre-Clustered Concepts of Personhood.2017-10-112017-10-14
The 16th Annual Business Ethics Conference on Energy and Ethics, Organized by Business Ethics Network of Africa (BEN-Africa) at STIAS Wallenberg Research Centre, the Universiteit van Stellenbosch, South Africa.Renewable Energy Issues: A Philosophical Analysis from the Perspective of African Environmental Ethics. (Lead paper)2017-11-092017-11-11
The 42nd World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology on The Social Sciences, New Conservatisms and New Radicalisms, Organized by International Institute of Sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.Conversational Thinking and Progress of Environmental Ethics in Africa.2018-09-052018-09-07
International Workshop on Ethics and Global Climate Change in Africa, Organized by Department of Philosophy, University of Johannesburg at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.Eco-Afro-Feminism and Climate Change in Africa.2018-09-072018-09-07