Dr. Mfon Umoren Ekpootu
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A Senior Lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Great research and analytical skills sharpened by national and international exposure in academic arenas to incisive and critical analysis of issues relating to gender, female sexuality and child labour. Managerial and organizational expertise, with proficiency with data base tools and great communication skills and ability for team work

Publications…

 

‘Contestation of Identity: Colonial Policing of Female Sexuality in the Cross River region of Southern Nigeria’
Inkanyiso, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 5(1) 2013

‘The Body as a Tool: Negotiating the New Global Order by Female Youths in Nigeria’
Calabar Historical Journal 6(1) 2013

‘The Raffia Industry in Ikot Ekpene: A Historical Exposition’ Kingsley I. Owete [ed.]
An Introduction to African Culture and Technology Development Port Harcourt: University of Port Harc

‘Major Isaac Adaka Boro as a Husband and Father: The Family Life and Temperament of the Revolutionary Icon’ Stephen T. Olali [ed.]
Before and Beyond the Revolution: Essays in Memory of Major Isaac Adaka Boro 10th September 1938- 16

‘Interrogating Policies on Human Trafficking in Nigeria’ [2012] Toyin Falola and Bridget Teboh [eds.]
The Power of Gender, the Gender of Power: Women’s Labor, Rights and Responsibility in Africa New J

‘Getting Them Young: Child Labour in Ikot Ekpene from a Historical Perspective’ Osita Agbu [ed.]
Children and Youth in the Labour Process Dakar : CODESRIA, 2009

‘The Child Labour Debate: Another View through the Lens’
AFE, Journal of Minority Studies. Vol. 8(1) 2006 pp 60-68

Fwatshak, S.U and Ekpootu, M.U (2005) ‘An Assessment of Social Security and Welfare System in the United States since the Four Freedoms’ Ejitiwu Nkpanom C et al [eds.]
The American Society since the Four Freedom. American Studies Association of Nigeria (ASAN)

‘Annang Women and Nationalism: The 1929 Women’s War Revisited’
AFE, Journal of Minority Studies Vol. 1(1) 1997 pp 42-52