Staff profile

Uyilawa Usuanlele

Associate Professor


Contact

443 Mahar
315.312.3485
uyilawa.usuanlele@oswego.edu

 

 

Research

Benin Kingdom and Edo speaking peoples of Nigeria
Poverty, Welfare and Development in African History
Disaporas in African history
Religion and history in Africa

Publications

Uyilawa Usuanlele and Bonny Ibhawoh (ed.) Minority Rights and the National Question in Nigeria (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2017)

“Midwest State’s Non-Igbo Minorities’ Responses to Biafran Occupation and Federal Liberation  in  the Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970” in Uyilawa Usuanlele and Bonny Ibhawoh (ed) Minority Rights  and the National Question in Nigeria (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2017) Pages 113-142 

“Tracing the African Origins of Obeah (Obia): Some Conjectures and inferences from the History of Benin Kingdom, West Bohemian Historical Review, Vol. VI, No.2, 2016, Pages 165-184

 “Emerging Patterns of Ethnic conflicts and Management in Nigerian Churches," African Notes (Journal of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria) Vol. 38, No.2, 2014, Pages 59-77

“ British Colonial Administration, Development of Islam and Islamic Education in a Non-Muslim Society: The Benin Division Experience, 1897-1960” Contemporary Journal of African Studies, (Journal of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana) Vol.2, No.2, 2014, Pages 65-96

Classes taught

Africa to 1800
Africa since 1800
Modernization and Development in Africa
History of Islam in Africa
Poverty and Welfare in Africa
Children and Society in Africa
Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies