BRIEF EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Primus Fonkeng is a graduate from the University of Yaounde 1 Cameroon where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA in History), Master of Arts Degree (MA in History of International Relations), Diplome D’Etude Approfodies Degree (DEA/MPhil in History of International Relations) and a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD in History of International Relations).
RESEARCH INTEREST AREA:
History of International Relations, Conflict Resolution and Peace Building, Governance and Human Rights.
MASTER DESSERTATIONS SUPERVISED
Ph.D THESES SUPERVISED
1. Primus Fonkeng. “Cameroon-Nigeria Relations: A Model for Posterity.” Nigerian Journal of International Affairs (NJIA), 36, 2 (2010).
2. Primus Fonkeng. “The “Arab Spring” in North Africa: What Lessons for Africa?” Cameroon Journal of Studies in the Commonwealth, 2, 2 (2015): 6-20. ISSN-2411-1325.
3. Primus Fonkeng. “African Union and United Nations Achievements in Conflict Resolution in Africa.” Saint Monica University Journal (SMUJ), April (2015): 37-44. ISSN: 1948-2348-2361, E-ISSN: 1948-237X.
4. Primus Fonkeng. “United Nations Role in British Cameroons.” Annals of the Faculty of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences, University of Yaoundé 1, 2, 17 (2015): 275-290. ISSN: 0379-1793.
Primus Fonkeng lectures Cameroon, Africa and World History at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels in the University of Buea, Cameroon. He is also a Part Time lecturer in the Department of Arts, Education and Humanities (DAEH), Saint Monica University (SMU) Buea, where he lectures courses in international affairs. He has a keen interest in the history of international relations and especially in conflict resolutions, peace building, governance and human rights in Africa and other parts of the world. Dr. Fonkeng also has a keen interest in security issues, economic and socio-cultural dynamics of the management of resources in the Gulf of Guinea. He has attended many international conferences and workshops and published in journals at home and abroad. He also belongs to several scholarly societies including Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Cameroon Society of History (CSH), Cameroon Commonwealth Association (CCA) and Coordinator of the Buea University Society of History (BUSH). Currently, he is researching on topical international issues such as Terrorism in Central and West Africa, Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea and War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide in the African Continent.