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Dr. James Etim Archibong


Jurisprudence and International Law


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. James Etim Archibong

Dr. James E. Archibong is a legal luminary, acclaimed scholar, researcher, administrator and educationist. He graduated from the prestigious University of Calabar with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 1991. Thereafter, he was admitted into the Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, and called to the Nigerian Bar in 1992. He also holds the Master of Laws (LLM) and PhD degrees of the University of Calabar, specializing in International Humanitarian Law. Dr. Archibong has also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) at the National Teachers Institute (affiliated to the University of Port Harcourt). He joined the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar as Assistant Lecturer and attained the rank of Senior Lecturer in 2014. As a lecturer, he has taught several courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also supervised and graduated several postgraduate candidates, including at least six PhD recipients. Due to hard-work, diligence and commitment to duty, he was appointed Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Uyo from May 2, 2017 to May 3, 2018. In recognition of his flair for in-depth research, he was invited by the Canadian Centre of Science and Education, publishers of Journal of Politics and Law (JPL) to serve as a reviewer. Dr. Archibong has held and successfully served in the following areas: Examination Officer, Faculty of law; Member, Graduate School Theses Vetting Committee; Sub Dean, Faculty of Law (2010 – 2014); Faculty of Law Representative to the Senate of the University of Calabar (2014 -2015); Acting Head, Department of Jurisprudence and International Law – (2015 – 2017); Chairman, Faculty of Law Graduate Committee – 17th October, 2016; Coordinator; Unit G in the Graduate School – 20th March 2018; and Acting Head, Department of Private and Property Law (1st February, 2017 – 31st July). In response to an advertisement in the Vanguard newspaper calling on qualified persons to apply for the post of Provost of the Cross River State College of Education Akamkpa, Dr. Archibong applied for the job and was invited for interview on 4th July, 2018. Based on his excellent performance at the interview, the Visitor to the College and State Governor, Senator Professor Ben Ayade appointed him Provost of the College on 31st July, 2018, for a five-year term. He formally assumed duty at the College as Provost on 1st August, 2018. Dr. Archibong is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association and Nigerian Association of Law Teachers (NALTs). He is married with children.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSalvation Army Primary School19711976
SSCEWest African Peoples Institute, Calabar19761981
LLBUniversity of Calabar, Calabar19871991
BLNigerian Law School, Victoria Island Lagos19911992
LLMUniversity of Calabar20042007
Ph.DUniversity of Calabar20082013

S/N Publication
Archibong,J.E(2021) “Atrocity Crimes and the Search for Justice in Sudan: Why the ICC Must Not Relent” Scholars International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice 4(3) 4-8
Archibong,J.E (2020) “Intention to Create Legal Relations and the Reform Contract Law: A Conservative Approach in the Modern Global Rea Social Development, Customary Law and Administration of Justice in Nigeria” The Journal of Social Sciences Research 6(2)1-7
Archibong,J.E (2020) “Female Suicide Bombers in Boko Haram Insurgency: Victim or Perpetrators” International Journal of World Policy and Development Studies 6(2)
Archibong,J.E (2020) “United States Visa Ban on Officials of the ICC: International Criminal Justice on Trial” The Journal of Social Sciences Research 6(6) 1-7
Archibong,,J.E (2019) “Inevitability of sexual abuse in conflict zones: addressing the intrinsic causes and consequences” International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies 7(3), 103-109
Archibong,J.E (2019) “Destruction of cultural property as a war crime: breaking new ground in the quest for accountability” International Journal of Law, 5(2), 126-132
Archibong, J.E (2019) “Criminal Responsibility of Heads of State under the Rome Statute: A Perspective on the Rift between the AU and ICC” Scholars International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice 2(5), 110-117
Archibong,J.E, (2019)“The Imperative of Justice for Victims of Boko Haram Insurgency: Any Role for the ICC?” International Journal of Current Research 11(5), 4155-4161
Archibong,J.E (2019) “Impunity and the Culture of Silence: Breaking the Barriers to Justice for Victims of Sex Crimes in Conflict Theatres”, International Journal of Law, Humanities and Social Science 3(4),1-14.
Archibong,J.E. (2019) “The ICC: A Global Court to Fight Impunity or a Court Targeting Africans” International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies and Education 6(8), 22-32
Archibong,J.E & Nabiebu,M, (2018) “Sexual Savagery in Armed Conflicts: A Critique of the United Nations Response” Journal of Social and Political Sciences 1(2), 285-296
Archibong,J.E, & Chidi Julius Lloyd, “Long road to justice: Omar al-bashir and the issue of heinous crimes in Darfur” Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict 25(2),23-28
N. E. Worugji, J. E. Archibong, (2009) “The Repressive Face of Strike in Nigeria: Hope for Industrial Peace?” Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education 7(2) 113-132

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association of Law Teachers,Sokoto The Extent of Lawful Agitation for the Ownership of Natural Resources in Colonial and Post Colonial Nigeria1998-03-031998-03-06
3. International Committee of the Red Cross workshop on International Humanitarian Law for Law TeachersThe International Criminal Court: A Global Court to Fight Impunity2015-06-012015-06-02