Joshua Olusegun Bolarinwa

He is also a Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (USA) scholar. He teaches International Relations, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution at the Lagos State University (LASU) and National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) (on part-time basis) respectively.

His research interest is in Security, Defence and Strategic Studies; Peace and Conflict Resolution, Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peace Building, Gender Studies, Humanitarian Intervention, Refugee Studies, IDPs and Migration Studies etc. He is the Assistant Secretary General of the Nigerian Society of International Affairs, Society for Peace Studies and Practice, Historical Society of Nigeria, Nigerian Institute of Management, African Refugee Foundation and the Nigerian Red Cross Society among others. He has attended several National and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops. Bolarinwa has published in the area of International Relations, Strategic Studies, Peace Studies and Peace Education, Conflict and Disaster Management, Security Issues, Gender, Peace Keeping, Post-conflict Reconstruction, Corruption, Migration and Human Trafficking etc.

His publications include “The Darfur Crisis and AU Involvement: lessons for United Nations Intervention”. (New Path: African Forum for Intellectual Thought – A Publication of the African Research and Resource Forum, Kenya {ARRF}. Vol. 3 no. 2, December 2008; “Africa’s Regional Powers, Priorities and the New Geopolitical Realities”. Africa Review (Journal of African Studies Association of India), New Delhi. Vol. 2 no. 2, July-December, 2010; among others.