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Dr. Frank Ndoma Enor


History and International Studies


Associate Professor


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About Dr. Frank Ndoma Enor

Dr. Frank Enor was employed into the Department of History and International Studies as Lecturer II in October, 2004. He rose to the rank of Associate Professor in 2016. Frank's early educational career commenced in Ikom, his hometown where he obtained the FSLC and WASC. He proceeded to the CRS School of Basic Studies, Akamkpa for higher studies and the University of Calabar in Nigeria. Between 1986 to 2002, frank has acquired the B.A. (Hons) degree in Cultural History, M.A. degree in Diplomatic History and Ph.D. in History and International Studies. He has been teaching, researching and mentoring students at the undergradduate and graduate levels. He has supervised many undergraduate and post graduate degree theses. Frank's research interest and areas of specialization include United States-Africa Relations, cultural and diplomatic history and political economy. He has authored two textbooks and co-authored viz: United States Policy Towards Africa Since the Cold War (2012), Nta and their Neighbours Intergroup Relations in the Middle Cross River Region (2007), and Cross River Monolith of Nigeria co-authored with David Coulson and Abu S. Edet (2016). Frank has neither received grants or study fellowship but several awards including the prestigious Faculty of Arts (FASA) Awards BEST OF THE BEST, 2010 and 2018, among others, respectively. Dr. Enor is also a freelance editor and editorial team member of the Calabar History Journal. He chaired a panel session of the second Faculty of Arts International Conference in 2016. As Head of Department, he organized the Third International Conference of the Department of History and International Studies in March, 2018 with the theme "Cross River Monoliths: The Conservation and Interpretation of Indigenous Cultural Stones". In 2017, he organized the first ever colloquium in memory of the Late Professor Erim O. Erim a pioneer staff of the Department. With the collaboration of Trust for Africa Rock Arts (TARA), a Kenyan based conservation N.G.O., Foundation for Digital Technology in Conservation (FACTUM), Spain and the Cross River Monolith Study Group Calabar. Dr. Enor co-authored "The Cross River Monolith of Nigeria" (2016), as the first phase of research findings in the monolith research project in the Bakor area of the Middle Cross River Region. Dr. Enor is member of the Historical Society of Nigeria, Member of the European Centre for Research Training and Development, United Kingdom (UK) among others. He has to his credit several peer reviewed journal articles in local and international journals and can be searched in google scholar, the Academia , among others.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)St. Martins’ School Ikom, CRS 19691974
West African School Certificate (WASC)Velos Secondary “Commercial” School Ikom, CRS19751980
IJMB/A’LevelCross River State School of Basic Studies Akamkpa, CRS 19821984
B.A [Hons.] HistoryUniversity of Calabar,Calabar , CRS 19861989
M.A [Nigerian Diplomatic History] University of Calabar,Calabar CRS19941998
Ph.D [African History/International Studies]University of Calabar, Calabar CRS19982002

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Enor, F. N. (2019). Reflections on revolutions: The theory and practice of modern revolutions. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (Cajolis): An Interdisciplinary Journal, 21(2) 140-146
Enor, F. N; & Ekpo, C. E (2018). “The 2016 Abortive Coup in Turkey: Warning to Africa? Lessons for Nigeria?”. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS), 20 (1), 287-308.
Enor, F. N.(2017) Leadership, Governance and the Development Agenda: Old Wine in Old Wineskin. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, 2(1), 51-57.
Chime, J. & Enor, F. N. (2016) “Foreign Direct Investment And The Development Of Neo-Colonial Economies: A Survey Approach”. International Journal of World Policy and Development Studies, 2 (3),15-19.
Chime, J. & Enor, F. N. (2016) “The Post-Colonial State and The Nexus Between Leadership and Poverty”. Developing Country Studies,6 (4), 105-111.
Ekpo, C. E; Chime, J. & Enor, F. N. (2016). “The Irony of Nigeria’s Fight Against Corruption: An Appraisal of President Muhammadu Buhari’s First Eight Months in Office”. International Journal of History and Philosophical Research, 4 (1),61-73.
Enor, F. N. & Jide, C.(2015). Renewed Interest for Africa and the Chinazation of the Nigerian Economy: Implications for Nigeria’s socio-economic future. Asian Journal of Research in Social Science and Humanities, 4 (111), 103-108.
Enor, F. N. (2015).“The Bipolar World System and the Contradictions of African Independence”. Canadian Journal of Social Sciences,11 (1), 177-182.
Enor, F. N. & Jide, C.(2015) “Regional Conflicts; Intervention and Resolution: The United State-Libya Example”. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, 3 (4), 938-945.
Enor, F. N. (2015). “Premodern System of Punishment for Offences in Ikom Traditional Society, Cross River State-Nigeria”.Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities,1 (5), 495-498.
Enor F. N.(2015) “Between Regime Change and Revolutionary Change: The Necessity for a Revolutionary Theory in the Maghreb Uprisings”. American Journal of Social Science Research, 1 (5), 299-304.
Enor, F. N. (2015) “Promoting Good Neighbourliness and the National Security Implications: The Loss of Bakassi Peninsular to Cameroon”. International Journal of International Relations, Media and Mass Communication Studies.1 (4) 1-9.
Enor, F. N. & Jide, C.(2015) “Reflection on Revolutions in Theory and Practice”. Pyrex Journal of History and Culture,1 (2), 13-16.
Enor, F. N; Otora, O. A & Ellah, T. O.(2014) “The Theory and Practice of National Interest in a Geo-strategic World: Aspects of Nigeria and the United States National Interest Examined.” Global Journal of Human Social Sciences: H-Interdisciplinary USA, 14 (3), 53-62.
Enor, F. N.(2014). “Resource Conflict, Security and Crisis of Socio – Economic Development in the Gulf of Guinea, 1990 – 2010”. Global Journal of Human-Social Sciences, E-Economics USA, 14 (1), 57-64.
Enor, F. N. & Jide C. (2014). “China and the Nigerian Economy: Implications for Nigeria’s Socio-Economic and Political Future”. The Calabar Historical Journal, 6 (1), 70-81.
Enor, F. N. & Otu, D. (2014). “Local Government Creation in Nigeria and its implications for Inter – Group Relations: The case of AgbokimMgbabo in Ikom Urban II, Cross River State, Nigeria”. National Development Studies, (7), 22-30.
Enor, F. N. & Jide, C. (2013). ‘Revolutionary Eruption in the Maghreb States of North Africa: A Discourse on their implication for United States – Africa Relations’. Journal of Politics and Law, 6 (1).
Enor, F. N.(2013) “Perspectives on Consular and Diplomatic Practices in the Bights of Benin and Bonny in the Gulf of Guinea, 1849 – 1900: Lessons in Foreign Policy”. Journal of African Politics and Society, 2 (2), 155-168.
Enor, F. N. & Jide, C. (2012). ‘Akwansisi Cultural Heritage and the Formation of a National Identity: The Cross River Monoliths’. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research,9 (2).
Enor, F. N. & Sunday, E.(2011).“The Nigerian Market as a Strategic Foreign Policy Mechanism”. International Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences,1(12), 122 – 127.
Enor, F. N. & Sunday, E. (2011). “Military Coups as a Negation of Social Revolutions: The Nigerian Experience”. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 2 (3), 419-425.
Enor, F. N; Sunday, E. & Jide, C.(2011). “NATO and the Libyan Crisis: A Looming Case of Neo Dictatorship”. American International Journal of Contemporary Research (AIJCR), 1 (2), 174-177.
Enor, F. N.(2009). “Privatization and Class Formation in Nigeria: The Cross River Example, 1999-2007”. Drum speak International Journal of Research in the Humanities, 2 (2) , 131-152.
Enor, F. N.(2009) “International Capital and International Conflicts: A case of the Bakassi Peninsula”. International Researcher: A Multi-Disciplinary Journal of the Graduate School, University of Calabar,1 (3), 1-11.
Enor, F. N.(2008) “Eburutu Factor in the Ikom-Efik Relations”. African Pentecost,1 (2), 104-110.
Enor, F. N.(2008)“Wars, Migration and Trade in the Evolution of Nation-States in the Central Cross River Region”. African Pentecost, 1 (2), 75-85.
Enor, F. N.(2007) Leadership, Governance and the Development Agenda: Old Wine in Old Wineskin. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, 2(1), 51-57.
Enor, F. N. (2007). Leadership, morality and electoral reforms in Nigeria. African Pentecost: A Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work (APJTPSW), 1(1), 50-58.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
A 2 day workshop on ‘Step-B sensitization and Proposal Development’ organized by the Directorate of Research, University of Calabar, 27th – 28th January, 2009.2009-01-272009-01-28
A 2 day workshop on ‘Professional Values and Empowerment for Academic Staff’ organized by the Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE), University of Calabar in collaboration with DAGRACEM CONSULT AND SERVICES LTD, 15th – 16th August2012-08-152012-08-16
A 2 day Workshop on ‘Thesis Supervision and Creative Teaching’ organized by the University of Calabar Graduate School, 25th – 26th February, 20132013-02-252013-02-26
A Two Day First Faculty of Arts International Conference (FAICON) at UNIYO. Theme being “Arts and Human Development: the Challenges of University in the 21st Century. July 4 – July 12, 2014.2014-07-042014-07-12
The Second Int’l Conference of the Department of History & Int’l Studies, University of Calabar, September 21st-23rd, 2016. Theme:“Democracy, Gender and Peace-Building in Africa”.2016-08-212016-08-23