Dr. Eghosa Ekhator
LL.M (Hull), Ph.D (Hull)
Senior Research Fellow | Environmental Law and Sustainable Development
Dr Eghosa O. Ekhator is a Senior Fellow (Environmental Law and Sustainable Development) at the OGEES Institute. His research explores the role of law in advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in Africa, especially goals relating to environmental protection.
Eghosa is also a senior lecturer in law at the University of Derby, United Kingdom. He was previously a lecturer in law at the University of Chester. He holds a Master of Laws (LLM) and PhD in Law from the University of Hull. Eghosa has also been called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He has published extensively on international environmental law, African international legal history, and natural resources governance.
Eghosa’s academic papers have been cited by a plethora of organisations and international agencies including the United Nations Refugee Agency and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) ‘Responses to Information Requests (RIR) report (NGA106371.E) on Nigeria’ amongst others.
He is a member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy.