20 Jan 2023
Resilience to organised crime: new insights from West Africa
Resilience Fund, WEA-Obs
Nigeria Research Coordinator, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime
Kingsley L. Madueke is Nigeria Research Coordinator for Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC). He joined GI-TOC as a consultant in August 2021 and has contributed to various research projects in Nigeria. His research centres on communal violence, instability, organized crime, terrorism and peacebuilding. He is also a lecturer at the Centre for Conflict Management and Peace Studies, University of Jos, Nigeria.
He has a PhD in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and an M.Sc. in Conflict Management and Peace Studies, University of Jos, Nigeria. He was a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) (2014 – 2015) and an Urban Studies Foundation Visiting Fellow in the department of Urban Planning and Public Policy, University of California, Irvine (2020). His article on armed rioters in Jos won the David and Helen Kimble Prize for best academic article published in Journal of Modern African Studies in 2018.
Madueke, K. L. (2018). Routing ethnic violence in a divided city: walking in the footsteps of armed mobs in Jos, Nigeria. The Journal of Modern African Studies, 56(3), 443-470.
Madueke, K. L. (2018). From neighbours to deadly enemies: excavating landscapes of territoriality and ethnic violence in Jos, Nigeria. Journal of contemporary African studies, 36(1), 87-102.
Madueke, K. L. (2019). The emergence and development of ethnic strongholds and frontiers of collective violence in Jos, Nigeria. African Studies Review, 62(4), 6-30.
Madueke, K. L. (2021). Towards a Sequence of Ethnic Riots: Stages, Processes and Interactions in the Production of Communal Violence in Jos, Nigeria. Civil Wars, 23(2), 234-256.
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