Obioma M. Iheduru

Region of Interest


Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Associate Professor


Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia


Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
Fort Valley State University
1005 S. University Drive
Fort Valley, Georgia 31030 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: (478) 825-6230
fax: (478) 825-6161

Countries of Specialization


Research Interests

Active member of: American Political Science Association (APSA) ; African
Studies Association (ASA) ; Nigerian Political Science Association ;
and, West Africa Research Association (WARA)

Economic policy and development policy in Africa ; economic change and
democratization ; and Africa & globalization.

Teaching Interests

African Politics ; Comparative Politics ; International Relations ;
Governments of Developing Countries ; African Political Economy.



2000. Contending issues in African development. Westport, Conn.:
Greenwood Press.

1999. Politics of economic restructuring and democracy in Africa.
Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.


1999. "The Gambia." Current world conflicts and confrontations.
Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, forthcoming.

1998. "Women and political militancy in southeastern nigeria," Journal
of the Georgia Association of Historians. April, forthcoming.

1998. "U.S. foreign policy and democracy in post-Cold War Africa,"
Africa update: a newsletter of African studies., vol. 5, no. 3
(Summer 1998): 3-5.

1997. "Deconstructing the African state: effects of economic change on
political capacity," Proceedings of the 23rd Third World
Conference, December.


African politics ; economic policy ; development ; democracy ; globalization.