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Dr. Chimaobi Okorie


Social Work


Lecturer II


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About Dr. Chimaobi Okorie

Dr. Chimaobi Okorie is a lecturer in the Department of Social Work, University of Calabar, Calabar Nigeria. He attended the University of Nigeria, Nsukka where he obtained both a Diploma in Social Work Certificate and a B. Sc. degree in Social Work and Community Development in 1999 and 2002 respectively. In 2003, he published a book titled “A Dictionary of Social Work (over 1000 references)”. He was awarded an M.Sc. degree in Industrial Sociology and Personnel Management by the Imo State University, Owerri in 2008. He got employed by the Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) in 2009. In 2014, he left NEPZA and joined the services of the University of Calabar, Calabar as an Assistant Lecturer. In 2016, he was awarded a Ph.D degree in Development Sociology and was upgraded to Lecturer II. He has been contributing to the growth of his University in different capacities including teaching research, mentoring and so on. Dr. Chimaobi Okorie has participated in local and international conferences. He has many publications in journals domiciled within and outside Nigeria. He is a Fellow, Institute for Humanitarian Studies and Social Development and a member, Nigerian Association of Social Workers. He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
F.S.L.C Onuiyi Primary School Nsukka 19821987
W.A.S.C. Secondary Technical School, Ovim 19881993
Diploma in Social Work – Credit University of Nigeria Nsukka19981999
B.Sc. in Social Work & Community Development University of Nigeria Nsukka 19992002
M.Sc. in Industrial Sociology and Personnel Management Imo State University, Owerri 20052008
Ph.D in Development Sociology University of Calabar, Calabar 20112016

S/N Publication
Achu, A., Okorie, C., Omang, T. A., & Nwankwo, E. E., (2020). Continuous Ex-Offenders’ Reformation and Avoidance of Recidivistic Acts in Nigeria. International journal of criminology and sociology, 9,1631-1637.
Archibong E., Okorie, C., Ikpeme, B., (2020). Gender Balance and National Development: A case of the Nigerian Society. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, 10(6), 69-74
Okorie, C. & Opara, I. J. (2019). Human Capital Development Initiatives and Total Exploration and Production Nigeria (TEPNG) in Rural Communities in ONELGA Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. Multi-disciplinary Journal of Reseach and Development Perspective, 8(1), 196 - 209.
Charles, J. O., Okorie, C., Charles, A. O., & Gibbs, I. S. (2017). Occupation and Exclusive Breastfeeding Practices; A comparative study of Formal and Non-formal Working Mothers in Uyo Urban of Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria. International Organisation of Scientific Research (IOSR), 22(11), 57-68.
Eteng, I. E., Ojua, T. A., Etobe, E. I. U., Undelikwo, V. A., Okorie, C., Ikpi, N, E., & Eteng, G. B. (2017). Politicition of Health Care Delivery in Nigeria as Stumbling Block to Universal Health Coverage. Research journal, Journal of Sociology, 5(7), 1-9.
Ering, S.O., Okorie, C., & Abonor, L. B. (2015). Crime Management in Nigeria: A Sociological Analysis. Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Research and Development Perspective, 4(2), 93-103.
Ushie, E. O., Agba, O., & Okorie, C. (2015). Work Environment and Employees’ Commitment in Agro-based Industries in Cross River State, Nigeria. Global Journal of Human-Social Science: Sociology and Culture,15(6), 8 - 11.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Natioanal Productivity Centre:Managing Human Resources for Increasing Organisational Productivity held in Calabar on 3th - 5th June 2009.2009-06-032009-06-05
Centre for Administrative and Secretarial Management:Work Ethics, Attitude, Efficiency and Productivity in Workplaces held in Lagos on the 11th -14th Jan,2011.2011-01-112011-01-14
Nigerian Association of Social Workers workshop:The Role of Social Worker in a Depressed Economy held in Calabar on 17th Nov.20162016-11-172016-11-17
Nigerian Association of social workers conference 2017: Feasibility and Visibility of Social Work Profession in the West African Sub-region held at Abuja on the 7th to 9th Nov.2017 2017-11-072017-11-09
Pan African Anthropological Association :Resurgence of Slavery: Implications for African Anthropology and Development in the 21st Century held in Calabar on 15-17 August,2018.Social Work; A Panacea to Modern Slavery in Nigeria2018-08-152018-08-17