Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood is a Graduate Teaching Assistant at the Department of War Studies and International Relations, where she teaches Conflict & Diplomacy, Contemporary Issues in International History and Social and Political Analysis of Emerging Economies.
Ifesinachi has recently submitted her PhD which looked at Nigeria in the context of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in the Gulf of Guinea: human and national security dimensions of maritime security and is awaiting examination.
She is also a PLuS Alliance Interdisciplinary Researcher, a partnership between King's College London, Arizona State University and the University of New South Wales and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Ifesinachi holds a preparatory diploma in Law and a joint BA in International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies from London Metropolitan University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Conflict, Security and Development, obtained from King’s College London.
Associate Member of Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies