Teaching areas

Land Use Planning, Environmental Planning, Planning History, Theory and Methods, Sustainable Tourism Planning, Infrastructure Planning, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Research areas

Sustainable development planning, Urban Policy Analysis, Tourism planning.


MS, University of Jos, Plateau, Nigeria, 1980.
PhD, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 1986.

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2006 - Present.
Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA, 1989-2006.
Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC, USA, 1986-1988.


International Studies Association Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Urban Affairs Association (UAA) World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD)
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