The Global Initiative Network

GIN Member

Etannibi Alemika

Professor of Criminology, University of Jos, JOS, Nigeria

Etannibi Alemika is a professor of criminology and sociology of law, specializing in criminology, sociology of law, criminal justice reform, policy and practice, and security governance. He holds BSc and MSc degrees in sociology from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria and an MSc and PhD in criminology from the Department of Social System Sciences, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of Board of several professional and academic organisations, including CLEEN Foundation in Nigeria; African Civilian Policing Oversight Forum (APCOF) and Altus Global Alliance, and a member of the American Society of Criminology and Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Mr. Alemika has published in several journals, including Journal of Criminal Justice; International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice; Police Studies: International Review of Police Development; Crime, Law and Social Change; International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, Police Practice and Research. He is a leading researcher and author on police and policing, prison and penal policy, security and criminal justice reform in Nigeria, and teaches criminology, penology, and sociology of law at the University of Jos.

  • Alemika, EEO. 2013. Organized and Transnational Crime in West Africa, in Heinrich-Boll-Stiftung and Regine Schonenberg (eds.) Transnational Organized Crime: Analyses of a Global Challenge to Democracy. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag;
  • Alemika, EEO. 2013. Organised Crime and Governance in West Africa, in EEO Alemika (Ed.) 2013. The impact of organized crime on governance in West Africa. Abuja: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, pp. 16-34.

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