Noah Echa Attah

Professor and Head of Department, Department of History and Diplomatic StudiesFederal University, Kashere


Noah Echa Attah is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of History and International Studies, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Nigeria. He holds a PhD and an MA in History from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, as well as a BA in History from Lagos State University, Ojo, Nigeria. He is also a 2012 African Humanities Programme of the American Council of Learned Society Postdoctoral Fellow. His research focus is on agrarian studies, environmental studies, and conflicts over land. He has published extensively, including co-editing Critical Perspectives on Peace, Conflict and Warfare in Africa and editing Philosophy, Islamic Culture and Society in Nigeria, as well as authoring chapters in several books and over twenty journal articles.

Award Information

APN Individual Research Grants 2017

History and International Studies

Large-Scale Land Acquisition in Nigeria: Interrogating the Conflict Trajectories and Critical Issues for Pro-Poor Peacebuilding