Prof. (Mrs.) Comfort Onyemaechi Chukuezi

Prof. (Mrs.) Comfort Onyemaechi Chukuezi




  • PhD (Industrial Sociology)    University of Port Harcourt  –  1998
  • MSc (Sociology of Development) University of Port Harcourt  –  1989
  • BA (Hons) Sociology University of London, Goldsmiths College  –  1984


  • Member New YorkAcademy of Sciences;
  • Member of Nigeria Rural Sociological Association;
  • Member Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association
  • Member Environmental Protection Society of Nigeria.
  • Member International Aids Society



  1. Ezedinma, C.I and Chukuezi, C.O. (1999) A Comparative Analysis of Urban Agricultural Enterprises in Lagos and Port Harcourt, Journal of Environment and Urbanization, London.  Sustainable Cities Revisited II, Vol. II No. 2, Oct. 1999, pp 135-144.

  2. Chukuezi C. O. (2006) Female Criminality in Nigeria: A Historical Review, Bangladesh Journal of Sociology, Vol.3 No 2 July 2006, pp 53-57

  3. Chukuezi C. O. (2006) Oil Exploration and Human Security in Nigeria: A Challenge to Sustainable Development, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Fayetteville State University, USA Vol. 8No. 3 pp 161-171

  4. Chukuezi C. O. (2007)Street Enterprises, Urban Livelihoods and Poverty in Owerri, Nigeria, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, Vol. 9 No. 3 pp119-133, FayettevilleStateUniversity, North Carolina, USA

  1. Chukuezi C. O. (2009) Gender and Renewable energy in rural Nigeria, International NGO Journal, Vol. 4 (7), pp. 333-336, July 2009(UK)

  1. Chukuezi C. O. (2009) Poverty and Youth Restiveness in Nigeria: Implications for National Development, Ozean Journal of Social Sciences2(2), pp. 97-103, 2009(Turkey)

  1. Chukuezi C. O and Chukuezi A. B (2009)Factors Associated with Delay in Seeking Medical Care among Educated Nigerians, Asian Journal of Medical Sciences 1(2): 30-32, 2009(Pakistan& Manchester)

  1. Chukuezi C. O. (2009) Change in Pattern of Female Crime in Owerri, Nigeria 1980 – 2000, Current Research Journal of Social Sciences 1(2): 9-13, 2009 (Pakistan& Manchester)

  2. Chukuezi C.O. (2010) Women participation in household labour in Nigeria, European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 13 No.2 pp 296-304, 2010 (London)

  3. Chukuezi C. O. (2010) Socio-cultural factors associated with maternal mortality in Nigeria, Research Journal of Social Sciences, Vol.1 No. 5, pp 22-26   (Jordan)

  4. Chukuezi, C. O & Chukuezi, A. B, (2010), Myths and Beliefs in Aetiology and Treatment of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases amongst the Igbo of Nigeria. The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology.2010 Volume 11 Number 2 (USA).

  5. Chukuezi, C.O (2010), Entrepreneurs of the streets: Socio-economic features of street food vending in Owerri, Nigeria, European Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 14 No 2 pp 183-188 2010. (London)

  6. Chukuezi, C. O (2010), Urban informal sector in third world cities: The Nigerian situation, Accepted for publication by Asian Social Science (ASS), a peer-reviewed journal, published by Canadian Center of Science and Education, Vol. 6, No. 8, August. 2010(Canada)

  7. Chukuezi, C.O (2010), Food Safety and Hygienic Practices of Street Food Vendors in Owerri, Nigeria, Studies in Sociology of Science, Volume 1, Number 1, pp 50-57 June 10, 2010 (Canada).

  8. Chukuezi, C.O and Ozigbo, B.I (2011), The Impact of Multinational Corporations on the Nigerian Economy. European Journal of Social Sciences – Volume 19, Number 3.


  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (1996) Urbanization in Africa, Implications for Health: the case of Nigeria, Journal of Review of Studies in Social Sciences, Vol. 2 No.2 Nov. 1996 pp 97-100.

  2. Chukuezi, C.O. (1999) Women’s role in Environmental Sanitation in Nigeria, Journal of Review of Arts and Social Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Vol.1 No. 2 Dec. 1999 pp 92-98.

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (1999) Women in politics: a challenge to socio-cultural values in Nigeria, The Nigerian Journal of Social Studies Review, Vol. 4 No. 1 June 1999 pp 8-11.

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (1999) Sexism and political participation in Nigeria, in the Social Motivator: Journal of the National Association of Social Motivators of Nigeria, Vol. 1 No. 1 Aug 1999, pp 52-54.

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (2000) Gender Sensitivity and the Girl-Child Education in Nigeria: Challenges of the Universal Basic Education, The Social Educator-A Journal of the Association of Social Educators of Nigeria, Vol.1 No. 2 March 2000 pp 67-74.

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (2002) HIV/AIDS crisis and the impact on children in the developing countries: the Case of Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of Rural Sociology. Vol. 4 No. 1 Dec 2002, pp 145-151.

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. and Chukuezi, A. B. (2002) Kolanut Hospitality in Igboland, in ANU – Journal of Igbo Arts and Culture, No. 6 2002, Imo State Council of Arts and Culture.

  1. Chukuezi, C. O. (2003)Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria: Critical Issues and Future Directions, Journal of the Academy of Humanities and Social SciencesVol. 1 No 1 2003 pp 14-19

  1. Chukuezi, C. O. (2003) Aids and the African Child, New Searchlight – The Journal of St. Peter Claver Seminary, Vol. 2, No. 1, April 2002-2003, pp 7-9.

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (2004) Women, Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development: The Nigerian Perspective, The Social Educator, A journal of the Association of Social Educators of Nigeria, Vol.2 No.1 June 2004

  2. Chukuezi, C. O. (2005) Women, Literacy and Livelihoods: the case of  Mothers’ Union Literacy and Development Programme in Owerri, Nigeria, Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 7 No. 1 pp1-6

  1. Chukuezi, C.O. (2005) HIV/AIDS Scourge: A challenge to National Development: the case of Nigeria, Journal of National Association of Promotion of Development Studies, Vol. 1 No. 1 Dec. 2005 pp 1-9

  1. A. E. Agbogu, C. O. Chukuezi, Archana S. Njoku (2007) Reflections on the Social Implications of Aviation Failures, Proceedings of Maiden National Conference on Restoring Air Safety in Nigeria, 15-16 Nov. 2007

  1. Chukuezi C. O (2008) Women and Food Security in Nigeria: The Place of Education, Journal of Review of Studies in Social Sciences, Vol. 4 (3):58-64 2008


  • PROFESSOR:  Federal University of Technology    –   2010–To Date
  • READER (ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR):  Fed. University of Technology   –  2007-2009
  • SENIOR LECTURER:   Federal University of Technology, Owerri    –  2000–2007
  • LECTURER:   Federal University of Technology, Owerri   –  1990-1999

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