EKPEBU, Amb. (Prof.) Lawrence Baraebibai

Born May 2, 1935
Prof. Ambassador


Lawrence Baraebibai

B.A., MPA, M.A., Ph.D; academic, diplomat, public administrator; b: May 2, 1935, ht:Okoloba, Sabagreia, so: Bayelsa State; m: Beatrice Bello-Osagie; nc: nine s, eleven d; ed: Opokuma Group School, Opokuma, 1943-45; Reverend Proctor Memorial School, Kaiama, 1946-48; Ahmadiyya High School, Lagos, 1950-53; Harvard University, 1956-60; Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, 1960-62; Harvard University, 1962-65. cr: dir. Student Affairs, World University Service Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 1964-65; Senior Staff, Lectures, Seminars, International Relations, Boston Area International Students, 1965; Lecturer, snr. Lecturer, University of Ibadan, 1965-69; and 1975; comm: Finance; mm: Executive Council, Rivers Sate, 1969-74; comm. Economic Development and Reconstruction, Rivers State, 1974-75;' Information, 1974-75; Foreign Policy Adviser, Murtala Mohammed/Obasanjo regime; Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Cote D'lvoire, 1984- 91; mm: Governing Council, Nigerian Institute ofManagement, 1968, Governing Council, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, 1970- 75, Nigerian Political Science Association, American Society of International Law, since 1962; International Political Science Association since 1968; World Order Model (Peace Research), New York and New Delhi (headquarters), since 1978; f. Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University, 1976-79; mm: Executive Board, Pan African Journal, Editorial Board. The Quarterly Journal of Administration; Associate Editormem. Board of Advisers, Alternatives, a journal of world policy. New York and New Delhi; Pro-Chancellor/ ch. ofCouncil. Rivers State University ofScience and Technology, Port Harcourt, since 1994. ah: Harvard Graduation Prize: Francis H. Burr, June 1960, for remarkable qualities ofcharacter, leadership, scholarship and athletic ability, Princeton University Scholarship, first African and Black recipient since the establishment ofthe prize. Brooks Emeny Fellow, 1960-62; Readers Digest Research Award, 1964; African American Institute Scholar, 1958; Rockefeller Foundation Teaching Award, 1966. fh: Grand Order of the Republic of Cote D'lvoire, 1991. publ: Zaire and The African Revolution, University Press, Ibadan, 1989; South Africa: The Last Imperial Outpost, Malthouse Press, Lagos, 1991; co-author, Africa, America and the United Nation, Three Views University USA, No. 10, 1961; Major Issues for aNew Nigerian Foreign Policy, African Statesman, volume 1, no. HI, 1966; Cohesion and Fragmentation in African Politics: The Minorities and the Nigerian Crisis, Social Science Conference of the University ofEast Africa, Makere University Kampala, Uganda 1966-69; The Urgent Search for Real Alternatives to War: Two Perspectives from the Third World, Transition, Vol. IV, No. 3, November 1979; An African Perspective on US, USSR, China Arms Policies, Alternatives, AJournal ofWorld Policy, Vol. 6, No. 1980; Le Nigeria: Une grande Puissance Economique, Fratenise Hebdomaine, No. 1542, 1988. cw: Co-founder, African Scholarship Programme of American Universities, 1960s and 1970s; hob: reading, farming, fishing, sports; off: Council Office, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, P.M.B. 5080, Port Harcourt, Rivers State; res: 1, Apara Road, GRA II, Port Harcourt.
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