Get to Know Professor Wahab O. Egbewole!
Institution: University of Ilorin
Number of years as LSA member: 10
Number of LSA Meetings Attended: 6
LSA Collaborative Research Network (CRN) Affiliation:
LSA International Research Collaborative (IRC) Affiliation:
- Organizer for the IRC titled: An Africa of Governance, Democracy and Respect for Human Rights, Justice and the Rule of Law (IRC 03)
Other Affiliated Organizations:
- International Bar Association
- Nigerian Bar Association
- American Society of International Law
- African Bar Association
- Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)
Areas of Research:
- Judiciary and Socio-Economic Rights
Favorite Topics to Teach or Research:
- Jurisprudence and Legal Theory
As an active legal practitioner, Prof. Egbewole has continued to practice law and has contributed immensely to the development of Nigerian jurisprudence in several areas, particularly in election petitions, criminal practices, and general civil practices. He was elected by his law colleagues as the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ilorin Branch. He has also served as a member of the National Executive Committee for the Nigerian Bar Association.
Professor Egbewole has more than 40 journal articles, over 30 book chapters, and more than 10 edited books. He has continuously mentored younger academics, practitioners and students. He has played a prominent role in the development of the field of Law and Society in Nigeria.
Education Law, Strategic Policy and Sustainable Development in Africa
Agenda 2063 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
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