CURRICULUM VITAE

Dr Anthony Orji is a Ph.D holder in Economics and a lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria Nsukka.

He obtained his B.Sc, Msc and Ph.D Degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Local Economic Development (SLED) from Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.

 

PERSONAL PROFILE

Surname: Orji                                                          Other Names: Anthony

Institution: University of Nigeria, Nsukka                  Department: Economics

Faculty: Social Sciences                                               Email: anthony.orji@unn.edu.ng

Phone: +2348038559299                                             Alternate Email:tonyorjiuss@yahoo.com

Google Scholar Profile Name:  Dr. Anthony Orji (www.orcid.org/0000-0003-4032-7051)

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_i1r_FsAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Gate Address:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anthony_Orji2

Scopus Web Address:

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55985171600

Web of Science Researcher ID or Publons is http://www.researcherid.com/rid/А-7795-2016

Blog Address: www.successtonicsblog.com

Some Countries Visited for Scholarly Activities:

Africa:  Kenya, South Africa, Congo D.R, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda

Asia:      India

Europe: Germany, Netherlands

North America: Canada

Education:

2018            Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands

                    PGD- Sustainable Local Economic Development (SLED)

2011-2014: University Of Nigeria, Nsukka

Ph.D – Development Economics

2008-2009: University Of Nigeria, Nsukka

M.Sc – Monetary Economics

2001-2005: University Of Nigeria, Nsukka

B.Sc – Economics

International Studies and Professional Development Programmes:

 2019: Fellowship on “Making Education Work” (Organised by ICRA at WICC and Wageningen University, Netherlands from 7 – 18 October , 2019)

 2019:  Fellowship at the Africa Science Leadership Programme (Organized at Future Africa Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa in partnership with the Global Young Academy, funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung from 22nd – 279h March, 2019)

 2018:   International Scholar (Alumnus/ Fellow)

International Economic Issues and Development Policy (IEIDP) Programme, New Dehli,  India.

 2015Strategies for Personal Growth and Development (Certificate Course organized by the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Network, Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S Department of State, 4th April, 2015)

2015Management Strategies for People and Resources (Certificate Course organized by the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Network, Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S Department of State, 4th April, 2015)

2015Workforce Collaboration and Development (Certificate Course organized by the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Network, Bureau of International Information Programs, U.S Department of State, 4th April, 2015)

2014:  Visiting Scholar

Department of Economics, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada

2013:   International Scholar (Alumnus/ Fellow)

African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE), Santon Johannesburg, South   Africa

 

 National Studies and Professional Development Programmes:

2018:   FIATA Higher Diploma in Supply Chain Management

Awarded by the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (under the Training of Trainers Programme, held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 9th-16th July, 2018.

 

 Academic Awards

2016: Award of Excellence as one of the Top Ten Most Friendly Lecturers at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

2014: Vice Chancellor’s Award (Best Ph.d Graduate, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka)

2014: Vice Chancellor’s Award (Among the three best Ph.d Graduands in the whole University of Nigeria, Nsukka).

Other Awards

2017-2020:  Three awards for Outstanding Service as a Faculty Adviser to Chattered Finance     Analyst (CFA) Society, Nigeria.

2018: Award of Recognition for Outstanding Role, Contributions and Achievements in the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria (Awarded by the Nigerian Economics Students’ Asspciation (NESA))

2018: Award of Recognition as the Most Punctual Canditate during the FIATA Higher Diploma training in Supply Chain Management (awarded by the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria under the Training of Trainers Programme, held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 9th-16th July, 2018).

2018: Award of Excellence (by ENACTUS UNN Team) in recognition of my partnership, collaborations and contribution to the success of the students and the entire organization.

2006:  Award of Service and Excellence (by Nigeria Christian Corper’s Fellowship, Gombe State) for Serving as the State President 2006 Batch A.

Teaching and Professional Experience:

Date                                                      Post

01/10/2019-     Date                              Senior Lecturer

01/10/2016-    30/09/2019                    Lecturer I

01/10/2013 –   30/09/2016                     Lecturer II

19/06/2012 –   30/09/2013                   Assistant Lecturer

 

Responsibilities

  • I teach Development Economics, Macroeconomics, Research Methods, Econometrics Workshop, Financial Markets/Institutions, and Urban/Regional Economics.
  • I consult for State Governments on Economic, Development and Research Issues.    
  • I supervise undergraduate and post graduate research projects. I have supervised over 80 undergraduates and over 20 post graduate student projects.
  • I invigilate undergraduate and post graduate examinations
  • Chairman, Departmental Committee on ICT and Facility Management (2013-Date)
  • Secretary, Departmental Committee on Welfare (2012- Date)
  • Member, Departmental Committee on Examinations and Records (2012-2013)
  • Sometimes I serve as chairman in the Post Graduate seminars for Master’s and Phd Students
  • Chairman, Faculty Committee on E-Learning/ICT (2016-Date)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Sports ( 2012-2014)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on E-Learning (2014-2016)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on University Fellowships, Grants and Linkage/Exchange Programmes (2014-date)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Environment (2016-Date)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Social Science Statistics (2016-Date)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Public Lectures (2020-Date)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Capacity Building (2020-Date)
  • Member, Faculty Committee on Socioscope (Publications and Newsletters) (2020-Date)
  • Faculty of Social Sciences Webmaster (2014-Date).

POSTGRADUATE  EXTERNAL EXAMINER

  1. University of Western Cape, South Africa

Research Skills and Areas of Research Interest

I am highly analytical and I have the ability to use vital econometric software packages for economic research analysis. My areas of research interest include;

  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Finance and Domestic Resource Mobilization
  • Macroeconomic Growth and Poverty Reduction
  • Public Sector Economics and Public Policy
  • Energy Economics
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
  • Gender Economics and Labour Market Issues

 Find his curriculum vitae (CV) attached below:

Dr Tony CV

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Email: anthony.orji@unn.edu.ng

Alternate Email:tonyorjiuss@yahoo.com

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