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Dr. Dodeye Uduak Williams


Political Science


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Dodeye Uduak Williams

Dr. (Mrs) Dodeye Uduak Williams was employed in 2002 as a Graduate Assistant in the Department of Political Science. She is currently a Senior Lecturer with 17 years of teaching and research experience. Dr. Williams holds a Ph.D in International Relations (University of Calabar, Calabar, 2011); an MA in Global Security (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2014); an M.Sc in International Relations (University of Nigeria, Nsukka 2003) and a B.Sc in Political Science (University of Calabar, Calabar, 1998). Dr. Williams was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship for Split-site Doctoral Research in 2008. The award was hosted by the Center for African Studies (CAS), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom 2008-2009. She teaches courses at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels. These courses include Strategic Studies, Force in International Politics, War Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Gender and Development, War and Society in Africa and Theories of International Relations to mention a few. Dr. Williams has attended several professional, international and local conferences where she has presented academic papers. She is a member of may professional associations including the Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), the Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) and the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). She has supervised several Ph.D and M.Sc thesis. Dr. Williams served as the Editor of the Calabar Journal of Politics and Administration (CJOPAA) 2018-2019. She has published several journal articles in both local and international journals.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCAuntie Margaret International Nursery/Primary School, Calabar, Cross River State19791985
JSCHoly Child Secondary School, Ogoja, Cross River State19851987
SSCFederal Government Girl's College, Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State19881990
B.Sc Political ScienceUniversity of Calabar19931998
M.Sc International RelationsUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka20012003
Ph.D International RelationsUniversity of Calabar20062011
M.A Global SecurityUniversity of Sheffield, United Kingdom20132014

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Williams, D. U. (2018). Is there any Consistency regarding Western Intervention in Conflicts?. Research Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (RJHCS), 4(1); 19-29.
Williams, D. U., Okon, E. & Onibasa, T. (2018). The Utility of Military Force and The Global War on Terror: Strategic or Tactical?. Journal of Humanities and Social Policy, 4(2); 1-11.
Williams, D. U. & Ebegbulem, J. (2018). Is War Amoral?. Journal of Political Science and Leadership Research, 4(1), 50-57.
Williams, D. U. (2018). Countering Terrorism or Countering Religion? Implications for the Global War on Terror. International Journal of Public Administration and Management, 4(3): 62-75.
Williams, D. U. (2018). Strategic Culture and Nigeria’s National Security Policy: Implications for Counterterrorism. Journal of Political Science and Leadership Research, 4(2); 1-9.
Williams, D. U. (2017). The African Union (AU) Counterterrorism Framework and the Rhetoric of Regional Cooperation. International Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, 4(2); 1-19.
Williams, D. U. (2016). ‘The Role of Conflict Resolution in Counterterrorism in Nigeria: A Case Analysis of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and Boko Haram (BH)’. Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, 48(1-2); 173-202.
Williams, D. U. (2015). How Useful are the Major Theories of Ethnic Conflict?. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (AJIS), 4(1); 147-152.
Williams, D. U. (2014). How do we measure the success of Disarmament, Demobilisation and Re-integration (DDR) Programmes?. International Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, 2(3); 1-8.
Williams, D. U. (2014). Global Poverty: A Threat to International Peace and Security. Journal of Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa (JGGSDA), 2(3); 16-23.
Williams, D. U. (2014). The Commodification of War: Political, Legal and Moral Issues. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences (MJSS), 5(27); 1467-1472.
Williams, D. U. (2014). Relevance of Mary Kaldor’s ‘new wars’ Thesis in the 21st century. Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution, 6(5); 84-88.
Williams, D. U. (2014). Contesting Meaning and Gender: The Role of Christianity in an African Indigenous Religious Festival in G. Vincent, E. Obinna and A. Adogame Christianity in the Modern World: Changes and Controversies pp. 175-187 Ashgate Publishing Limited, Wey Court East, Union Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PT, England.
Obo, U. B. & Williams, D. U. (2014). Contemporary International Law and the Peripheral Status of Africa: A Critical Analysis. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 19(9); 11-17.
Williams, D. U. (2012) ‘Peace and Conflict Studies’ in C.O Bassey and G.O. Ozumba (ed.) Political Science: An Introductory Reader pp. 564-606 Concept Publications Limited, Palmgrove, Lagos, Nigeria.
Agi, S. P. I & Williams, D. U. (2012) “Conflict Management and Peacekeeping in Africa” in A. Akpuru-Aja, C. O. Ndifon, N. O Nwaodu (eds.) (2012) Law, Conflicts and Human Rights in Africa pp 268-304, Centre for Human Capacity Development in Sub-Sahara (CHCDSS), 6 Ogidi Street, Garki II Abuja in Collaboration with Centre for American Studies, (CAAS) 5411 Bannantyne Avenue, Verdun QC H4H 1G1, Canada.
Williams, D. U. (2012). Troop Deployment and Effective Peace Operations in Africa: African Union Mission in Darfur (AMIS) (2004-2006). Mediterranean Journal Of Social Sciences (MJSS), 3(3);313-321.
Williams, D. U. (2012). “Christianity and the Negotiation of Cultures: A Case Study of Yakurr Festivals in Nigeria” in A. Adogame, E. Chitando and B. Bateye (eds) (2012) African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa pp. 149-160 Ashgate, Ashgate Publishing Limited, Wey Court East, Union Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7PT, England.
Williams, D. U. (2012). The 2003 Conflagration in Darfur: An Empirical Analysis. African Rennaissance: Democratic peace versus democratic conflict in Africa, 9(3-4); 115-127.
Williams, D. U. (2010). Dimensions in the Construction of National Identity in Nigeria . Studies in World Christianity: The Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion, 16(2); 169-179.
Agbor, U. I. & Williams, D. U. (2008). ‘The State, University & Industry in the Development of Science and Technology’. African Journal of Contemporary Issues, 8(1);81- 92.
Ebegbulem, J. C. & Williams, D. U. (2008). Nigerian Foreign Policy and Foreign Direct Investment (1999-2007) A Critical Assessment. Journal of Policy and Development Studies, 2(1);75-81.
Obo, U. B. & Williams, D. U. (2008). The Politics of Anticorruption Campaign in Nigeria (1999-2006) A Critique. Calabar Journal of Politics and Administration, 4(1); 44-62.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Empowerment for Darfur Women Conference, Edinburgh, United KingdomThis conference was organised by the United Nations Association in collaboration with the Darfur Training Committee in Edinburgh, UK2009-02-262009-02-27
Centre for African Studies (CAS) International Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom The theme of the conference was "Africa in Scotland and Scotland in Africa". It was organised by the Centre for African Studies (CAS), Edinburgh, United Kingdom2009-04-292009-05-01
Repertoires of Violence Conference of the Representation of Peace and Conflict, York, United KingdomThe Conference was held by the Centre for Peace Studies, York st. Johns University2009-07-012009-07-02
The Sociology of Religion (SOCREL) Study Group Annual Conference, Edinburgh, United KingdomThe Theme of the conference was the "Changing face of Christianity". 2010-04-062010-04-08
Italian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Rome, ItalyThe Societá Italiana di Scienza Politica (SISP) held this annual conference where the standing group on Religion and Politics hosted three panels namely: Transnational Religious Actors, The Religious Factor in Contemporary Political Movements and Religion and Elections. These panels showcased the influence f religion on patterns of social and political relationships and how these shape the dynamics of contemporary societies.2012-09-132012-09-15
British Sociological Annual Conference, London United KingdomThe theme of the conference was "Engaging Sociology" 2013-04-032013-04-05
The Annual meeting of the Society for Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) Atlanta, USAThe conference focused on the diverse public roles of religion where pluralism and globalisation are recasting religions public face. One of the areas of focus was the political and social meaning of secularism across regions and the political impact of secular actors on the place of religion in public life2016-11-272016-11-30