Biography A graduate of Iowa State University Ames. USA, Egri P Ejembi has a first degree in Animal Science and graduate degrees (MSc and PhD) in Agricultural Extension Education. His teaching career started at t he
College of Agriculture and Animal Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Mando Road, Kaduna, where he attained the rank of Lecturer I. In 1991 he transferred his services to the University of Agriculture Makurdi.
Promoted to the rank of Professor of Agricultural Extension in October 2003, his teaching and research interests include evaluation of' extension programs, gender dimensions of' adoption or innovations, group dynamics and leadership in development as well as participatory extension approaches. A firm believer in the utility of the marriage of theory and practice in imparting knowledge and solving problems. Professor Ejembi introduces creative role-playing in his repenoire of student instruction.
As shown in curriculum vitae, Professor Ejembi is an accomplished scholar as well as a multidisciplinary team player in agricultural research and extension. He has demonstrated an outstanding capability in the management of multidisciplinary research teams particularly during the 2012 Benue State flood disaster impact study of which he was the Research Director.
In addition to his teaching and research responsibility, professor Ejembi has made significant contributions to the development of the university and the nation in the following areas:
DEANSHIP OF COLLEGE 1996-2000
Serving as the first elected Dean of his college. Professor Ejembi embarked on a recruitment drive to improve the acute academic staff shortage during his tenure.
PRESIDENT OF UAM STAFF SAVINGS AND THRIFT SOCIETY (UAMSTAL 2000-2005)
As the pioneer President of University of Agriculture Staff Savings and
Loans Society Professor Ejembi led the members of the Interim Management Committee to use a take-off grant of -N50, 000 to establish and develop a thrift society that has spawned literally billions of naira and lifted thousands from the inconvenience of the daily commute of public transportation, poverty and the tyranny of landlord.
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Publications PUBLICATIONS AND CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST
A. JOURNAL PAPERS
1. Ejembi, E. P. and Kahler, A . A. 1988. Factors that motivate Nigerian students to study technical agriculture. NACTA ,Journals, vxxxii (4):22'24.
2. Ejombi, E. P. 1 D85. Regional Attitudes Toward Basic Principles of Agricultural Education in Nigeria. MSc Thesis, Iowa State University, AMES, USA.
3. Ejembi, E. P., 1B88. Pe rceptions of Agriculture in Nigeria by Students of the Division of Agricultural Colleges, Ahmadu Bello University, Ph .D Thesis,
Iowa State University, Amos, USA.
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