Dr. Paul Omoyefa

Sessional Lecturer of Philosophy
BA Hons (Nigeria), MA (South Africa), PhD (Nigeria)

paul.omoyefa@uregina.ca
Phone: 306.359.1236 | Fax: 306.359.1200 | Office: CM 413

Fall 2019 Office Hours: Mondays and Fridays 11:30am to 12:30pm, or by appointment

Research Interests

Paul Omoyefa, PhD is a widely travelled scholar who has taught in universities across Africa and North America. He has degrees in Philosophy, Political Science and International Studies. His main research and teaching interests include: Critical Thinking, Introduction to Philosophy, Political Theory, Applied Ethics, Mediation and Dispute Resolution, Terrorism, Security, Peace and Conflict studies. He is currently a sessional professor at Campion College, University of Regina, Canada.

Representative Publications

  • “Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Need for Genuine Conflict Transformation,”
    in the Journal of Conflictology. Vol. 5(1). 2014: 42-50.
  • “Physicians and Sanctity of Life: Emerging Ethical Implications,”
    Studies in Ethno-Medicine, Vol. 4 (2). 2010: 99-105.
  • “The Niger Delta Conflicts: Trends and Prospects,”
    Africa Security Review Vol. 19 (2). 2010: 70-81.
  • “The Politics of Public Sector Reforms in Africa,”
    The Journal of Institute of Public Enterprises. Vol. 33 (1). 2010: 135-152.
  • “Democracy and the Quest for Responsible Governance in Southern Africa,”
    Journal of Social Science. Vol. 22 (2). 2010: 107-114.
  • “Ontological Understanding of Aquinas’ Natural Law Theory,”
    BOLESWA: Journal of Philosophy, Theology and Religion. Vol.3 (1). 2009: 59-72.
  • “Public Sector Reform in Africa: A Philosophical Rethinking,”
    Africa Development. Vol. 33 (4). 2008: 15-30.
  • “Euthanasia: New Emerging Ethical Implications,”
    Loyola Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.21(2) 2007: 149-158.

Current Scholarly Projects

Philosophical Insight into Racial Discrimination