Emmanuel Nwadinobi Uwalaka
Office: McGannon Hall, Room 150
Office Hours: Fall 2012 -- Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30-10:30a.m. and Thursdays 3:00-4:00 p.m., and by appointment
Dr. Emmanuel Uwalaka, Associate Professor of Political Science at Saint Louis University, specializes in international relations, comparative government and politics, and research methods.
Education and Background. Emmanuel Uwalaka received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Howard University in 1990, specializing in international relations, comparative government and politics, and research methods.
Teaching. Dr. Uwalaka teaches undergraduate courses on international relations of Africa, African politics, political systems of sub-saharan Africa, and research methods. He also teaches an upper-level/graduate class on the politics of health.
Research. Dr. Uwalaka's primary research is on the role of the Church and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. His article, "The Church and HIV/AIDS in Nigeria: The Case of Two Dioceses," appeared in the National Social Science Journal in 2007. Currently, he is working on the proliferation of traditional titles in Nigeria: The case of the Igbos.
Dr. Uwalaka has written chapters that appeared in Research Methodology and African Studies (edited by Abdul Bangura, 1994) and The Challenge to Racial Stratification (edited by Matthew Holden, Jr., 1994). In addition to the National Social Science Journal, he has published in West African Review.
Introduction to Politics
American Political System
Political Systems of the Sub-Saraha syllabus
International Relations of Africa syllabus
Methods in Political Science syllabus
Politics of Health syllabus