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Earl Conteh-Morgan



Home Campus: Tampa
Office: SOC 371
Telephone: (813) 974-0787

Office Hours: By appointment


Earl Conteh-Morgan is Professor of International Studies in the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies (SIGS) at the University of South Florida. A former Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo, he is the author of, among other books, Democratization in Africa: The Theory and Dynamics of Political Transitions ( Praeger,1997); Collective Political Violence –An Introduction to the Theories and Cases of Violent Conflicts (Routledge, 2004);  co-authored Sierra Leone at the End of the Twentieth Century: History, Politics, and Society (Peter Lang, 1999); and co-edited Peacekeeping in Africa: ECOMOG in Liberia (St. Martin’s, 1998). His most recent book is The Sino-African Partnership-A Geopolitical Economy Approach. Dr Conteh-Morgan has published on human security, conflict and peacebuilding, state failure, the impact of globalization on state cohesion, and Sino-American rivalry in Africa, among others, in refereed journals such as the Journal of Global Security and Intelligence Studies, Air and Space Power Journal, Armed Forces & Society, The Journal of Conflict Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, The International Journal of Peace Studies, Journal of Social Philosophy, Journal of Military and Political Sociology, and  Insight Turkey, among many others.  Dr. Conteh-Morgan is currently engaged in research on a book-length manuscript on Sino-American rivalry in Africa. He is also Series Editor of Politics and Human Security in Africa for Peter Lang Academic Publishing. He is currently guest-editing a special issue of Insight Turkey focused on Great, Middle, and Emerging Power politics in Africa.


American Foreign Policy, International Relations, International Conflict

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