Amb. (Dr) Goodnews Osah holds a doctorate degree in Political Science. His teaching and research interests are governance, peace and security studies. He is a Global Diplomat- an Eminent Peace Ambassador. He holds membership with several academic and professional bodies including the West African Political Science Association (WAPSA), Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA), Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP); Institute of Industrial Security and Safety of Nigeria (IISSN). He is Fellow of the Institute of Policy Management Development and The Institute of Management Consultants. He is Review Editor and on the editorial board of several journals. He has attended and facilitated several conferences, workshops and seminars and published over 80 articles in reputable journals across the globe in conflict prevention, management and resolution; demilitarisation of ethnic militias; post-conflict peacebuilding; defence and security studies; civil-military relations; oil and gas in world politics, foreign policies and Nigerian governance and politics which are well cited. He has co-supervised 1 PhD dissertation, 9 MPhil/MSc and over 180 undergraduate final projects.