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Kodili Henry Chukwuma is an Assistant Professor of International Security. Kodili's PhD was awarded by the University of East Anglia in 2022, following which he joined the School of Government and International Affairs in Durham University. Kodili's research focuses on the politics of security, terrorism and counter-terrorism. Kodili's research also has a regional focus on Africa, as well as interests in (the politics of) time and space of (in)security. His research has been published in leading journals, including Security Dialogue, Critical Studies on Terrorism, and African Security.
He has won a number of awards, including UEA's Arts and Humanities 'Research Community Award' 2021, UEA's Arts and Humanities 'Best Graduate Article Award' 2020, the University of Ilorin's 'Prestigious Scholar Award' from 2012-2015, the University of Ilorin, department of History and International Studies 'Best Graduating Student Award' (Valedictorian 2015), the 'Research in World History Award' 2013, as well as the Faculty of Arts, at the University of Ilorin, 'Intellectual of the Year Award' 2012.
Current research projects include work on terrorism trials in Nigeria, on postcolonial space(s) and (critical) terrorism studies, and on proscription of terrorist organisations in Nigeria.
To connect with Kodili, you can follow him on Twitter @chukwumakodili, or get in touch via email.
- African politics
- International Relations Theory
- Postcolonial theory
- critical security studies
- critical terrorism studies
- time(s) and space(s) of (in)security
Chapter in book
- Chukwuma, K., & Jarvis, L. (in press). Countering violence or ideas?. In J. Busher, & et al. (Eds.), Routledge Handbook on Radicalisation and Countering Radicalisation. Routledge
- Chukwuma, K. (in press). Postcolonial Spaces and Critical Terrorism Studies: Towards a Dialogic Research Agenda. In A. E. Finden, C. Yebra López, T. Ike, U. Gaudino, & S. Oando (Eds.), Methodologies in Critical Terrorism Studies: Gaps and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. London: Routledge
- Chukwuma, K. (2023). 9/11 and the politics of counter-terrorism: writing temporality in(to) counter-terrorism rhetoric and discourse in Nigeria. In L. Jackson, L. Jarvis, & H. Toros (Eds.), 9/11 Twenty Years On Critical Perspectives. Routledge
- Chukwuma, K. H. (in press). Archiving as embodied research and security practice. Security Dialogue, https://doi.org/10.1177/09670106221075954
- Chukwuma, K. (in press). Proscribing time?: proscription and temporality in terrorism trials. International Political Sociology,
- Chukwuma, K. H. (in press). 9/11 and the politics of counter-terrorism: writing temporality in(to) counter-terrorism rhetoric and discourse in Nigeria. Critical Studies on Terrorism, 14(4), https://doi.org/10.1080/17539153.2021.1982116
- Chukwuma, K. H. (in press). Constructing the Herder–Farmer Conflict as (in)Security in Nigeria. African Security, 13(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/19392206.2020.1732703
- Chukwuma, K. H. (in press). Critical terrorism studies and postcolonialism: constructing ungoverned spaces in counter-terrorism discourse in Nigeria. Critical Studies on Terrorism, 15(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/17539153.2022.2048990