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G. Ugo Nwokeji, director, Center for African Studies

G. Ugo Nwokeji

G. Ugo Nwokeji has expertise in the cultural history and political economy of Africa since 1500, with a particular focus on international commerce in the Nigerian Niger Delta and its hinterland. His research topics also include slavery, migration, and colonial and postcolonial political economy, including concerns with oil and gas.

Mwokeji is author of The Slave Trade and Culture in the Bight of Biafra: An African Society in the Atlantic World (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

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