Fidelis Allen, who is Associate Professor of political science, currently directs the Centre for Conflict and Gender Studies, at University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Nigeria. In 2012, he was postdoctoral fellow at the Centre of for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He graduated from the same university in 2010 with a PhD. His articles have appeared in peer-reviewed local and international journals, including the World Political Journal. His article on Social Movement appeared in the Encyclopaedia of Political Science, published by the America Political Science Association. In the same vein, he has numerous chapters in published books locally and internationally. Allen has consulted for several non-governmental organisations abroad and at home, and participated in numerous research projects as lead consultant.
Social movement politics; environmental policy; natural resource conflict