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Victor Ogbonnaya Okorie

Victor Ogbonnaya Okorie

Senior Lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Victor Ogbonnaya Okorie holds a joint PhD in Development and Anthropology of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He teaches at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.  Victor has been a fellow of The World Academy of Sciences, Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany; the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, USA; the International Social Science Council, France; and the global fellow at the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, Brown University, USA. He was a laureate of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and is an alumnus of the African Peacebuilding Network, a program of the Social Science Research Council, USA. He was a Carnegie fellow of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. He has research interests on slow violence, mass atrocities, and cultural-based triage system in humanitarian space.  Victor has received over twenty highly competitive grants. He also reviews grants for some funding agencies across the globe and has over fifty publications.


Okorie V.O. (2022) Researchers’ Dilemmas in Getting Stakeholders to Prevent Mass Atrocities. Special Report, USA Holocaust Memorial Museum pp 13 

Amusan, L., & Okorie, V. O. (2022). Impacts of COVID-19 Regime on Labor Within Food Systems: Whither BRICS Now and Beyond?. Global Journal of Emerging Market Economies14(1), 32-42.

Okorie, V. O., Okorie, N., & Amusan, L. (2021). Youths' violent resistance of necropolitical landscape of COVID-19 in Nigeria's vanishing foodscapes and waterscapes. Social Sciences & Humanities Open4(1), 100193.