Menu Close

Tarila Marclint Ebiede

Research Fellow, KU Leuven

Dr Tarila Marclint Ebiede is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs at Brussels School of Governance, Brussels, Belgium. His research straddles the reintegration of ex-combatants, political violence, the impact of violent conflicts on local governance, youth and violence, peacebuilding and security in Africa. He was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research on Peace and Development, KU Leuven, Belgium. Tarila Marclint Ebiede is a 2012 Marie Curie Fellow for Sustainable Peacebuilding, a 2015 Africa Workshop Fellow of the American Political Science Association (APSA) and a 2016 visiting researcher at the European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM), Maastricht, The Netherlands. He is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Abuja, Nigeria.


  • 2021–present
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Brussels School of Governance, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2019–present
    Non Resident Fellow, Centre for Democracy and Development, Abuja, Nigeria
  • 2018–2019
    Analyst, Conflict Management Consulting, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2011–2018
    Research Fellow, Centre for Research on Peace and Development, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • 2015–2016
    Visiting Researcher, European Centre for Development Policy Management, Maastricht, Netherlands


  • 2018 
    KU Leuven, PhD in Social Sciences
  • 2010 
    University of Port Harcourt, MSc in Political Science
  • 2006 
    Niger Delta University, BSc in Political Science


  • 2021
    Insecurity in the Niger Delta: A Report on Emerging Threats in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo and Rivers States , Adonis & Abbey Publishers
  • 2020
    Disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration: Analysing the outcomes of Nigeria's post-amnesty programme, Stability: International Journal of Security and Development
  • 2018
    Assessing the Effectiveness of Employment Programmes for Ex-Combatants: A Case Study of Nigeria's Post Amnesty Programme (PAP), IDS Bulletin
  • 2017
    Beyond Rebellion: Uncaptured Dimensions of Violent Conflicts and the Implications for Peacebuilding in Nigeria’s Niger Delta, African Security
  • 2017
    Community Conflicts and Armed Militancy in Nigeria's Niger Delta: Change and Continuity?, Society & Natural Resources
  • 2011
    Conflict Drivers: Environmental Degradation and Corruption in the Niger Delta Region, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review