Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
Shedrack Gaya Best, Ph.D. Peace studies, University of Bradford, 1996.
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Jos, Nigeria.
Director, Centre for Conflict Management and Peace studies, University of Jos, Nigeria.
Jos Coordinator, International Centre for Reconciliation (Coventry Cathedral) Nigeria.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Conflict Management and Peace Studies, University of Jos. Nigeria.
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Peacebuilding, Development, Gender, Civil Society
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Training, Intervention, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Conflcit analysis, religion, conflict and peace building.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
1. Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies in West Africa (ed). Spectrum. Ibadan. 2006.
2. Conflict and Peace Building in Plateau State, Nigeria. Ibadan. Spectrum. 2008.
3. The Causes and Effects of Conflict in Southern Zone of Plateau State, Nigeria. John Archers Publishers. Ibadan. 2008.
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Dear Dr best.
I,am glad you are now a member of this network. I joined the network a couple of days ago. I have no doubt in my mind that it would turn out a truly rewarding experience for all us. How are you and your family?
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