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  21 Feb 2017

UDUKA, UCHENNA KALU

Uduka, Uchenna Kalu

NAME:                                                   Uduka, Uchenna Kalu

RANK:                                                    Lecturer II

Area of specialization:                     Criminology

DATE OF BIRTH:                                 21st March, 1981.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:       Master of Science (M.Sc Criminology – 2011, University of Port Harcourt,                                                                       Nigeria)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc Sociology, Upper Division – 2004,  Abia State                                                                           University, Uturu,  Nigeria)

West African Senior Schools Certificate – 1999

 

RESEARCH COLLABORATIONS:  Research Assistant: 2012 Baseline and Gender                                                                                                                          Needs Assessment in Maternal and Newborn Health in 15 States and FCT                                                                      Commissioned by  UNH4(UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, & World Bank).

Research Assistant:  Ohafia Descent Study 2016,  sponsored by TETFUND.

AWARDS:                  Excellence Service Award from MJC Echeruo Faculty of Social  Science & Humanities,                                              ABSU Students Association.

Excellence Service Award from the Department of  Sociology,ABSU  Students Association.

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:

2012:   Member, Nigerian Anthropological  and   Sociological Practitioners Association (Nasa)

2009: Member, Nigerian Institute of   Management (Chartered)

2006:  Proficiency Certificate In Management of   NIM (Chartered).

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST:

Policing and crime prevention & Public Policy.

Criminal justice processing and victims’ compensation

Juvenile justice system and reforms

Offenders sanctioning and offenders’ rehabilitation

Corruption-poverty correlation

Social class, crime & public policy.

Women and crime

Drug trafficking-terrorism correlation

Sociology of Deviance

Development Sociology.

PUBLICATIONS:       

UDUKA, U. K. (2011). ‘’TERRORISM: A GLOBAL CRIMINALITY: ITS TRENDS AND THREAT TO WORLD PEACE’’: A BOOK CHAPTER ‘IN ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL DISCOURSE’. ONUOHA J. I. & EZERIBE S. N. (eds.) OWERRI, LIU HOUSE OF EXECELLENCE VENTURES, OWERRI, IMO STATE.

UDUKA, U. K. (2011). “PUBLIC PERCEPTION ON THE ROLE OF THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMISSION (EFCC) IN FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF UMUAHIA URBAN”. A JOURNAL ARTICLE IN ABSU JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, NOVEMBER 2011.VOL 1, NO 1.

UDUKA, U. K.(2013). “WOMEN AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA”: A BOOK CHAPTER IN CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION, GENERAL STUDIES TEXTBOOK OF GREGORY UNIVERSITY UTURU, ABIA STATE. LAGOS, SKILL PUBLISHING COMPANY.

UDUKA, U. K. (2015) “LAND MANAGEMENT POLICY AND INCREASING FOOD SCARCITY IN NIGERIA: A HISTORICAL APPROACH”. A JOURNAL ARTICLE IN ABIA JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES.