Agwu
Full First Name(s)
Prince
Title (honorific)
Dr
Academic Qualifications
PhD Social Policy (2023, University of Nigeria and University of Dundee - Commonwealth Funded); MSc (2017, University of Nigeria); BSc Social - First Class (2013, University of Nigeria)
Brief Biography (English)

Prince Agwu holds academic positions at the University of Dundee and University of Nigeria. He is a Guest Lecturer at the University of Oxford, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Health Policy Research Group, University of Nigeria. He has a First Class in Social Work from the University of Nigeria and a Masters in Social Policy. Also, he holds a PhD in Social Policy that was funded by a Commonwealth Split-site scholarship arrangment at the Universities of Nigeria and Dundee. His research focuses on policy and governance subjects in health systems, migration, and education, which are three vital areas for his home continent - Africa. He has published remarkably on the trio, with 52 (and counting) of the publications indexed in Scopus. He is ranked by Sci-Val as among the top-500 scholars in Nigeria, his home country, which has over 170 universities. Prince is an Associate Editor for Health Research Policy and Systems (HRPS), which is co-published by the World Health Organisation, the first African Section Editor for Social Work and Social Sciences Review (SWSSR), and an Academic Editor with PLoS ONE. Prince reviews academic articles for several journals such as the Lancet Global Health, International Social Work, International Journal of Public Health, British Journal of Social Work, BMJ Global Health, Health Services Insight, etc. Also, he has served as a research grant assessor for the Medical Research Foundation. Prince is a Columnist for the Business AM News and Modern Ghana. His academic and policy outputs crisscross health sector corruption, urban health, health system policy, primary healthcare system, migration/human trafficking, social care/justice in health, and ethics in education. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Evidence Laboratory of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Person (NAPTIP), Nigeria. He also leads communications for the African Health Observatory Platform (AHOP) in Nigeria. Together with colleagues, Prince continues to access and execute a modest number of research grants funded by the FCDO, Health Systems Research Initiative, US Department of State, SOAS-ACE, Medical Research Council, and Gates Foundation.

Job Title
Lecturer
Primary Organisation
Department of Social Work, University of Nigeria
Website Address for Primary Organisation
African Country
Nigeria
African Region
West Africa
Non-African country/countries of residing and working (present & past)
United Kingdom