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Dr. Shedrack Best

Director, Centre for Conflict Management and Peace Studies and Reader, Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Nigeria


BSc, MSc, PhD (University of Bradford)
Director, Centre for Conflict Management and Peace Studies and Reader, Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Nigeria
Formerly: Post Graduate Programme Coordinator, Department of Political Science, University of Jos
Areas: Peace Studies, Conflict management and resolution
Publications: Protracted Communal Conflict and Conflict Management: The Bassa -Egbura Conflict in Toto Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Ibadan: John Archers Publishers (2004). Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies in West Africa: A Reader, Ibadan, Geneva: Spectrum Books, University for Peace (editor, 2006) Conflict and Peace Building in Plateau State, Nigeria, Ibadan: Spectrum Books (2007). S.G. Best and A. Idyorough “Population Displacement in the Tiv – Jukun Conflict”, Okwudiba Nnoli, ed., Communal Conflict and Population Displacement in Nigeria, PACREP Book Series, SNAAP Press, Enugu, Nigeria. (2003) “Cultural Contents of Conflict Transformation Training Programmes in Nigeria”, Isaac O. Albert, ed. Traditional Approaches to Conflict Management in Nigeria. Ibadan, John Archers