Etim Okon Frank is an articulate scholar of Political
Science and Public Administration who has added
value to several institutions till he joined University of Uyo
His ardent personality has made him a choice candidate for several responsibilities within and outside the University some of which includes Acting-Director Clement Isong Centre for Development Studies, Member, Akwa Ibom Advisory Committee(AIPAC) Niger Delta Dialogue, External Examiner, Department of Public Administration, University of Calabar etc.
He is a member of some high profile professional bodies like Nigerian Institute of Personnel Management, Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management etc.
His passion for Political and Administrative theories has given birth to several researches published as books, monographs, journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. Majority are open access on this virtual space of his.
He is married and blessed with a beautiful family.
Dissertation: Serviced Delivery in the Nigerian University System: A Study of Selected Universities
Thesis: National Development Plans in Nigeria, Problems and Prospects
Thesis: Dependency and Nigeria’s Foreign Policy 1970-1983
Dr. Etim Frank holds membership in several professional bodies in Nigeria. Some of which includes:
Dr. Frank has worked meritoriously for some institutions within and outside the University where he has held Administrative positions.
Department of Political Science and Public
Faculty of Social Science
University of Uyo
Faculty of Social Sciences
Federal Polytechnic, Ukana, Essien Udim
Appointed by the Federal Government of Nigeria
(i) The first Akwa Ibom State University, Faculty of
Social and Management Science International Conference
on: The States in the Continent: Development
Bottlenecks in the 21st century in 2021, February
(ii) Leadership in Organizations-the Challenges of Accelerated Development in Extractive Economy- 52nd AGM/Conference of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors 8-12 May, 2017.
(iii) Amplifying Campaigns Against Corruption and Demanding Accountability by Local Communities-Frederick Ebert Foundation –DAARTY Hotel, Uyo, April 9, 2017
(iv) 2016 International Women’s Day, Forum on ‘Pledge for Parity’: Support Women in Agriculture, March 8, 2016, Orchid Hotel Asaba, Delta State.
No 1 Akin Ogunmade Close off Lanre Awotukun Str., Gbagada II
14b Akintola Ajeigbe Street, Lekki Phase I, Lagos, Nigeria,
A State-led Framework for Planning and Development in the Niger Delta. ‘NDDF Uyo, 2017’ Nov. 14-15, 2017
Connected Clement Isong Centre to the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM) the Centre was appointed as Election Observer in the South-South States.
(i)Survey Report of 30 Schools (10) Local Government
Areas on the Consistent Poor Performance of Students in
WASSCE/NECO in AkwaIbom State: Situational Analysis
(2015) for Enterprises for Development International ≠40
OladipoBateye Street Ikeja Lagos (Team Lead). (ii)2015
Election Monitoring with European Union-Election
Observer Mission (EU-EOM). Clement Isong Centre for
(iii)Survey of Citizens’ Participation in the 2015 General Elections in partnership with Action Aid International Nigeria-Abuja (2016).
(iv)Baseline Study on Immunization Coverage in Akwa Ibom State (2017), client: WISA-NGO.
(v)Strengthening Citizens Engagement in the Electoral Process (SCEEP) Baseline Survey on elected Government officers and Public Service Delivery in conjunction with Action Aid/BBC Media Action (2017).
(vi)Baseline Survey of Niger Delta Skills Development Program for Participation in the Oil and Gas Industry (2017) for Enterprises for Development International ≠40 OladipoBateye Street Ikeja Lagos (Team Lead).
(vii)The Analysis of Community Development Charter in SCEEP Communities in holding elected officers Accountable in Akwa Ibom State (2018).
(viii)Survey Report of Insecurity along Oron-Calabar Waterways (Oron-Ibaka)(2020) Client: EU/NDD/AIPAC
(ix)Citizens Civic Education Training Modules Handbook on: Strengthening Good Governance and Democratic Processes in Nigeria. Client- United Nations Democratic Fund (UNDEF) and Women United for Economic Empowerment (WUEE) 2021.
(x)The Roles and Responsibilities of Elected Leaders and Democratic Accountability beyond Elections 2021. Client UNDEF/WUEE
(xi)Development of a Training Manual on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls 2022. Client-UNDEF/WUEE.
(xii)Social Audit Research on Basic Education in three (3) Local Governments Areas of Akwa Ibom State through SUBEB, 2022 (On-going).
“There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”
Dr. Frank has done indepth research in Political and Administrative theories. Several have been published as books, monographs, journal articles, book chapters and conference papers etc. Below are a few of them. Click here for a complete list..