Dr. Manasseh Bassey is a quality Political Scientist who began his teaching career as
as an Assistant Lecturer and has risen to his present rank as Senior Lecturer. He has taught both Undergraduate/Postgraduate
courses and Supervised several Postgraduate Research. He is a Member of Nigerian Political Science
Association (NPSA). To his credit are 22 publications cutting across Book Chapters and Journal Articles.
He has attended conferences in locally and internationally. In 2018, he presented a remarkable paper with the title
'Nigerian Foreign Policy in Post-2019 Election: Problems and Prospects’.
He is married and blessed with 3 (three) beautiful children.
Welcome to his personal knowledgebase where you'll know more about him and have open access to majority of his works.

Research Interest

  • Terrorism
  • Democracy and Leadership
  • Ethnicity and Politics
  • Conflicts Management
  • Economic Globalization
  • International Relations
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Academic and Professional Background


Doctor of Philosophy in International Relations - 2014


Master of Science Degree in International Relations - 1997


Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Public Administration - 1990


Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA) (2006-Date)


Dr. Manasseh has researched and published in several National and International Platforms.
Below are some of them. Click here for a complete list of Publications


Dr Manasseh is experienced within the University and the Society at large. Below are some them:

Courses Taught

i. Citizenship and Peace Studies GST 123
ii. Introduction to International Relations Pol 213 (2019-2020)
iii. Political Ideas Pol 121
iv. Introduction to African Politics Pol 111 and Pol 221
v. Social Science Research SSC 222 (2019-2020)
vi. Introduction to Political Science Pol 111
vii. Contemporary Political Analysis Pol 322
viii. History of Political Thought Pol 311
ix. International Law and Diplomacy Pol 742
x. Africa in World Politics (M.Sc) Pol 555
xi. International Organization (Ph.D) Pol 73
xii. International Law and Diplomacy (M.Sc.) Pol 644
xiii. International Politics of Mass Communication Pol 426
xiv. Introduction to African Politics Pol 221
xvii. Nigerian Foreign Policy Pol 415
xviii. International Organization Pol 632
xix. Contemporary Political Ideology Pol 557
xx. Organization Theory Pol 634
xxi. Theories of International Relations Pol 731


(i) Ag. Head, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Uyo, (2020).
(ii) Member, University of Uyo Senate (2019 till date)
(iii) Member, Academic Board of Faculty of Social Sciences University of Uyo (2019 till date)
(iv) Internal Examiner, Department of Philosophy, University of Uyo (2016-date)
(v) Internal Examiner, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Uyo (2016-date)
(vi) Internal Examiner, Clement Isong Centre for Development Studies, University of Uyo (2017-date)
(vii) Coordinator, PGD Programme, Department of Political Science/Public Administration, University of Uyo (2016-2017)
(viii) Coordinator, MPA Programme, Department of Political Science/Public Administration, University of Uyo (2018-2019)
(ix) Member, Research Committee, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Uyo (2017-date)
(x) Faculty of Social Science Representative, Faculty of Science Board (2012-date)
(xi) Member, Examination Malpractice Investigation Panel, Faculty of Law (2018)
(xii) Member, Speeches, Addresses, Convocation Lecture and Honorary Awards Sub-committee, University of Uyo, 24th Convocation, 2018.

Committee/Community Service Outside The University

i. Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Akwa Ibom State University, 2015 - 2016
ii. Church Administrator, Spiritual Kingdom Church of Christ (S.K.C.C.), HQS Ikot Ekpene