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Paul Adogamhe

  • Office Location: Laurentide Hall 5112
  • Phone: (262) 472-2634
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Dr. Adogamhe holds M.Phil./Ph.D. degrees in Political Science/International Relations from the CUNY Graduate Center, New York. He also earned two Masters degrees from from Fordham University, New York, one in Education and the other in International Political Economy and Development. He  obtained his  undergraduate  degree in Philosophy and Religious Studies (B.A. Magna Cum Laude) from Pontifical Urban University, Rome. Dr. Adogamhe is an active teacher/scholar in his area of specialty. His resaerch interests include Nigeria's Foreign Relations, Issues of Poverty and Development, Politics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism, UN Reforms and Pan-Africanism. His articles have been published in the Nigerian Journal of International Affairs (NJIA), African Integration Review, Poverty and Public Policy, the Journal of Energy and Development, and the Journal of Development Alternatives and Area Studies, among others. He has obtained a number of awards and fellowships including a Post-Doctoral Chancellor's Fellowship (1995-1996), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) (1998), the University of Wisconsin System Institute for Global Studies Fellowship (1999-2002), a University of Wisconsin System Teaching Fellowship (2002-2003), Whitewater Teaching Scholar  (2003-2004), and Excellence in Research Award (2014). His interests include African/African-American Politics, International Organizations and Global Issues, International Political Economy, Politics of Development and Environment, and Politics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism. Dr. Adogamhe, who also teaches diversity courses in the Race and Ethnic Studies Program, endeavors to promote innovative and effective pedagogy in order to help Whitewater students appreciate and integrate the value of diversity into their lives.  He believes that as the United States becomes an increasingly diverse society in the 21st century, we must not only engage our students to appreciate the value of diversity but also to help them deal adequately with the world in which they will both live and work. Other interests include playing tennis, reading, and traveling.