Research Associates

The International Centre for IT and Development

Research Scholars/Associates

Victor W. A. Mbarika, Ph.D.

Prof. Victor W. Mbarika (Ph.D.) is on faculty in the College of Business at Southern University and A&M College and is the founding and executive director of the University’s International Center for Information Technology and Development...Read More
Dr. Atoh Pleasure Ngum

Pleasure Atoh, is currently a research scholar in Health information technology program with interest in Telemedicine at Southern University and A&M College.She holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree from University of Buea Cameroon. She is the converted holder...Read More

Dr. Wuchu Cornelius Wutofeh

Dr. Wuchu Cornelius Wutofeh is currently a lecturer at The ICT University, Yaounde Campus and he is specialised in marginalities, development strategies and globalisation. 
Asst. Prof Foluso Ayeni, MS.

Asst. Prof Foluso Ayeni Foluso Ayeni, is currently a PhD candidate in Science & Mathematics Education program with a concentration in Educational/Instructional Technologies at Southern University and A&M College Baton. He is the Current Coordinator of Research and Administration at Southern University’s...Read More

Sam Onyeidu

Sam Onyeidu is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nigeria. He is an Oracle Certified Associate. He is the director of Information and Communication Technology, Federal College of Education...Read More

Asst. Prof Femi Ekanoye

Asst. Professor Femi Ekanoye is currently a Doctoral Candidate with The ICT University, and a Research Scholar with ICITD at Southern University and A&M College...Read More

Mende B. D. Carole

Mende B.D. Carole Mireille is a Researcher at the International Center for Information Technology (ICITD) and the Nelson Mandela Institute for Research (NMIR) at Southern University, Baton Rouge. She has a Masters degree in Healthcare Management and is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Policy (Health Policy and Management).

Tanisha Shirelle Pruitt

Tanisha Shirelle Pruitt, M.A. is a Public Policy PhD student at Southern University and A & M College with a focus on international development. Research Interest include International development and sustainability , education policy reform, criminal justice reform, and refugee youth development...Read More

God's Will B. Katchoua

God's Will Katchoua is currently a Master's student in Computer Science at Southern University and A&M College. He's equally a research associate at ICITD with interest in Cyber Security and Cloud Computing. He holds a Bachelors degree in Software Engineering from the University of Buea, Cameroon.

Ayo Richard Olutola

Doctoral Student of Public Policy and Administration at  Nelson Mandela  College of Government and Social Sciences Southern UNiversity and A&M College. Research Interests: Development Economics, Governance, Public Policy.

Rufaro Chirewa

Rufaro Chirewa is an undergraduate student (a junior) majoring in finance and taking a concentration in risk management and insurance at Southern University and A&M College...Read More

Ateh Kah Moma 

Ateh Kah Moma is a postgraduate student of Gender and Education at the School of Education University of KwaZulu-Natal, Edgewood. She holds a BSc in sociology and Anthropology from the University of Buea, Cameroon...Read More

Ruth Endam Mbah

Ms. Ruth Endam Mbah is a Doctoral Candidate of Public Policy at the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Science. She is equally  a Research Associate at ICITD and a Graduate Assistant at the Louisiana Small Business Development Center, Southern University and A&M College...Read More

Otang Ebot Achale

Otang Ebot Achale is currently a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) Student (Human Resources Management/ Supply Chain Management Concentrations) and a Graduate Research Assistant with ICITD at Southern University and A&M College. Achale holds a professional Master's in Guidance and Counseling from The University of Yaounde 1...Read More

Sharon N. Njie

Sharon is a Research Associate at ICITD.She has a Masters  degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Policy and Urban Affairs with a concentration in International Development at Southern University and A&M College. Her research interest is in: Economic Development, Public Policy, Marketing Strategy, Consumer Behavior.

Nicholas Omoregbe Ph.D
Prof. Omoregbe studied computer science at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels. His PhD in computer science is in the area of software engineering with application to eHealth systems. He has about twenty years of professional experience in Information Technology consulting as well as teaching in tertiary institutions...Read More

Regina Ekoa Mbella Mungwe

Regina Ekoa Mbella Mungwe, PhD Public Policy and Research assistant (Research Focus: Information Technology and Law) with the International Center for Information Technology and Development at Southern University and A&M College. International Relations officer for Giving Life Nature Volunteer (NGO) Organization located in Ghana., Cell: +12252210638

Agbome Salome Nangah

Agbome is a PhD candidate at the Technical University Dresden, Germany. Her PhD thesis is focused on social media and international migration issues. She is also a Public Relations practitioner with Spectrum Travels and Tours. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the university of Buea in 2012 and a master´s in the same field in 2015...Read More

Dr. Sharon Olanike Nicholas-Omoregbe

Dr. Sharon holds a PhD degree in Sociology. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the ICITD, Southern University and A&M College where she leads a cluster and mentors graduate students. Her research interest areas include Sociology of Technology, Sociology of Education, and Industrial Sociology. She has over fifteen years of teaching experience in tertiary institutions. She also has scholarly publications in reputable local and international journal outlets. Additionally, she has published...Read More

200Aquegho Felicitas Yari

Aquegho is a Doctoral student of Public Policy at the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, as well as a researcher at the International Center for IT and Development, Southern University Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. She is an expert in International Development, media relations, Corporate Communications, policy analysis and research. She is currently the Co-founder of Action for Food (A4F) which is an NGO in Cameroon aimed at poverty reduction/food security in Cameroon...Read More

Dr. Fakhrul Hazman Yusoff

Dr. Fakhrul is a senior lecturer in Faculty of Computer and Mathematical Science (FSKM), Universiti Teknology MARA (UiTM) he can be contacted at He graduated with B.Sc. (Management – Information System) degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, USA in 1998. He earned his M.Sc. (Information Technology) degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia in 2001...Read More

Akeem O. BELLO

Akeem O. BELLO is currently a PhD candidate in Peace and Security Studies. He holds a Master in Peace and Security Studies from the Institute of Peace, Security and Governance of the Ekiti State University. His Bachelor degree is in Hausa and Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria. He lectures at the department of political science, College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria and presently serving as the deputy director degree programme of the institution...Read More

Sanjay Misra, Ph.D

Dr.Sanjay Misra is full Professor of Computer Engineering at Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. He has 25 years of wide experience in academic administration and researches in various universities in Asia, Europe and Africa. He is Ph.d. in Information and Know. Engg (Software Engineering) from University of Alcala, Spain and M.Tech.(Software Engineering) from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, India...Read More

Shettima A. Saidu, Ph.D

Dr. Shettima Abdulkadir Saidu is a Professor of Research and Senior Mentoring Scholar at the Center. He is an astute toxicologist, educationist and administrator. He attended the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria for his B. Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D in Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry in addition to Postgraduate Diplomas in Education and in Public Administration...Read More

Luke N. Musongong, Ph.D

Dr. Luke N. Musongong is an educationist by profession, serving as the Regional Pedagogic Inspector for ICT at the Ministry of Secondary Education, S.W. Region, Cameroon. He holds a Ph.D in History and currently serves as an Instructor in the History Departments of the Universities of Buea and Bamenda in Cameroon...Read More







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