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Dr. Joseph Kimuabeye Ukwayi




Associate Professor


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About Dr. Joseph Kimuabeye Ukwayi

Dr Joseph Ukwayi is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Sociology. He was born in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State. He attended Army Children School 1 Division, Artillery School Kaduna State from 1974-1977 and Begiading Secondary Grammar school, Ohong in 1978-1983. He gained admission into the University of Uyo where he obtained B.Sc. degree in Sociology/Anthropology (1994). He obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from the University of Uyo in 1998. Dr Ukwayi started work as Graduate Assistant in the Department of Sociology, University of Calabar in 1999. He proceeded to University of Ibadan where he obtained M.Sc degree in Criminology in 2002. He was awarded PhD in Sociology/Anthropology with specialization in Criminology in 2008 by the University of Uyo. Dr Ukwayi is a Criminologist/Sociologist with longstanding teaching and research interests in criminality, social problems, health, tourism and gender issues. He has published more than sixty articles in foreign and local peer review Journals. He has held several positions of responsibilities. The Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences The Chairman, Centre for General Studies (GSS) and member of several Professional Association, member of several committees. He is married with five children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCArmy Children School 1 Div Arty Kaduna 19741977
WASCBegiading Secondary Grammar School, Ohong19781983
B. Sc. Sociology/AnthropologyUniversity of Uyo, Uyo 19891994
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration University of Uyo, Uyo 19981998
M.Sc. Sociology (Criminology) University of Ibadan, Ibadan 20012002
Ph D Sociology/Anthropology (Criminology) University of Uyo, Uyo 20052008

S/N Publication
Ukwayi, J. K., Agba, A. M. O., & Okpa, J. T. (2018). Working Tools, Acceptance and the Performance of Security Outfits in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. International Journal Human Social Science, 8(7), 465-476,
Ukwayi, J. K., Essoh, P.A., & Inah, S. A. (2012). An Assessment of Seasonal Variation of Waste Generation and Management in Cross River State, Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 3(2), 139-145.
Udida, L. A., Ukwayi, J. K., & Ogodo, F. A. (2012). Parental Socioeconomic background as a determinant of student’s academic performance in selected public secondary schools in Calabar Municipal Local Government Area, Cross River State. Journal of Education and Practice, 3(16), 129-134.
Ukwayi, J. K., Eja, O.F., Unwanede, C. C. (2012). Peer pressure and tobacco smoking among undergraduate students of the University of Calabar, Cross River State. Higher Education Studies, 2(3), 92 – 101.
Afangideh, A.I., Ukwayi, J. K., Atu, J.E. (2012). Attitude of urban dwellers to waste disposal and management in Calabar, Nigeria. European Journal Of Sustainable Development, 1(1), 22-34.
Essoh, P.A., & Ukwayi, J. K., (2012). The Effect of Globalization on Micro and Small Enterprises in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Annals of Humanities & Development Studies, 3(1), 68-76.
Ukwayi, J.K., Eja, E. I., & Unwanede, C. C. (2012). Assessment of Tourist perception on Service Quality in the Hospitality Industry in Cross River State”. Journal of Sociological Research, 3(2), 1-10.
Ukwayi, J. K., Eja, E. I., & Ojong, F. (2012). The Challenges and Prospects of oil Companies Activities on Communities in Akwa Ibom State Nigeria. Global Journals Inc., 12(11), 41-49.
Ukwayi, J. K., Felix, E., & Austine, E. B. (2012). Socio-Economic Impact of Festivals on Community Development in Calabar, Nigeria. Developing Country Studies, 3(8), 74-80.
Eja, E. I., Ukwayi, J. K., Ojong, F. E. (2012). Success Factors Determining Nigeria as a Tourist Destination. Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies 3(4), 426-432.
Ukwayi, J. K., Agba, A. M. O., Inyang, J. D., & Eraye, C., (2011). Associate Factors in Street Crimes in Calabar Metropolis, Nigeria. European Journal of Scientific Research, 62(2), 236-247.
Essoh, P.A., & Ukwayi, J. K. (2011). Industrialization, Urbanization and Moral Decay in Nigeria. Annals of Humanities & Development Studies, 2(2), 108-119.
Essoh, P.A., & Ukwayi, J. K. (2011). Regional Political Economic Relations: The ECOWAS and the Development of West Africa. Annals of Humanities & Development Studies, 2(2), 86-97.
Ingwe, R., Okoro, J., and Ukwayi, J.K. (2010). The New Scramble for Africa: How Large-Scale Acquisition of Sub-saharan Africa’s Land by Multinational Corporations and Rich Countries Threatens Sustainable Development. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 12(3), 28 – 50.
Izugbara, C. O., & Ukwayi, J. K. (2004). An Intercept Study of Persons Attending Traditional Birth Homes in Rural South-Eastern Nigeria. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 6(2), 101-114.
Izugbara, C. O., Ugal, G.A., & Ukwayi, J. K. (2003). Indigenous Knowledge and Communal Conflict Resolution: Evident from Nigeria. Indilinga: African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge System, 2(2), 1-14.
Izugbara, C. O., & Ukwayi, J. K. (2003). The Clientele of Traditional Birth Homes in Rural South Eastern Nigeria. Health Care for Women International, 24(3), 177-192.
Izugbara, C. O., & Ukwayi, J.K. (2002). Conceptual Issues in Nigeria’s gender-specific rural poverty alleviation strategy. Development in Practice, 12(1), 81-85.

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