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Dr Engobo Emeseh

Head of Law School / Professor

Faculty/Dept/School School of Law
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emaile.emeseh@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 234461

Biography

Professor Emeseh has extensive experience in higher education both within and outside the UK. Professor Emeseh has led the development of innovative market relevant degree schemes, portfolio reviews, and diversification of delivery formats to cater to a wide audience, maximise resources, and improve the student learning experience, including external engagement and skills development.Engobo obtained her PhD from the Centre for Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee.  She graduated with a first class from the Nigeria Law School and Distinction from the University of Wales Cardiff. She is a former British Council Chevening Scholar, and a Ford Foundation (IFP) doctoral fellow. Prior to her academic career, she practiced as a barrister and solicitor in Nigeria, having been called to the Nigerian Bar.

Research

Professor Emeseh’s research is broadly in the area of environmental law and policy, with particular interests in regulation and enforcement, environmental justice, corporate social responsibility, and the interface between environmental regulation and international economic law. She has published widely and presented papers at academic conferences and other international fora, usually within the context of the natural resources industry in Africa. She has been invited as an expert or appointed as a consultant on these issues by distinguished organisations such as the UNDP, the Africa Capacity Building Foundation, the African Legal Support Facility and the UN Economic Commission for Africa Institute for Economic Development and Planning. Professor Emeseh has demonstrated sustained interest in knowledge transfer and wider engagement, and has led the establishment of several initiatives to create spaces for discourse, networking, and capacity building both within and outside academia