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Full Name Eka Ikpe
Preferred Name Eka
Country United Kingdom
Affiliation(s) African Leadership Centre, King's College London
About Me I am based at the African Leadership Centre, King’s College London. My research offers a critical understanding of socio-economic transformation processes which advances concept-building that centres Global South contexts across the fields of economic development and peace and security. My current themes of interest include, developmentalism, developmental statehood, industrial development and structural transformation, peacebuilding, post-conflict reconstruction and the economic costs and causes of conflict. I am Co-Editor of Peace, Society and the State in Africa and African Perspectives of Leadership and Peacebuilding (Bloomsbury Press) and on the editorial review boards of Africa Development and Journal of Leadership and Developing Societies. I am on the Research Advisory Committee of Women for Women International. My research has supported the work of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the Economic Community of West African States, UK Ministry of Defence, UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Africa and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (formerly DFID).  
Expertise by Geography Sub-Saharan Africa
Expertise by sub-field Economic Development, Heterodox Economics, Political Economy, Peace, Security and Development