Victor Onyebueke

Victor Udemezue OnyebuekeDr Victor Udemezue Onyebueke is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus (Nigeria), where he is involved in teaching, research and consultancy. Dr. Onyebueke holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Nigeria. He has since obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Land Policy & Implementation at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (now IHS-Erasmus University) in Rotterdam, Netherlands (June, 2006) and a Ph.D. in Geography and Environmental Science from the Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa (December, 2013). His research interests include globalisation, urban land use dynamics, urban informality and inclusive planning. He co-authored a chapter in the recent book, Planning and the Case Study Method in Africa: The Planners in Dirty Shoes (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014) edited by James Duminy, et al., on the coercive and contradictory practices of planning in (re)locating informal businesses in Enugu, Nigeria. Dr Onyebueke’s articles have appeared in several journals, including Cities (Elsevier), Urban Forum (Springer), and Habitat International (Elsevier). The title of his current research, as a Visiting Fellow at the African Studies Centre (ASC), Leiden, is “Globalisation, Football and emerging urban ‘tribes’: Fans of the European Leagues in a Nigerian city”.

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