The Dean


PROFILE

Professor Zaynab AlkaliProfessor Zaynab Alkali, a Professor, African Literature & Creative Writing, Dean, Post Graduate School, Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
Positions Held : Dean, Faculty of Arts -2004 – 2005 NSU, Keffi, DVC Administration – 2005 – 2009, NSU, Keffi, Acting Vice Chancellor – 2006 NSU, Keffi.
Born, early fifties at Garkida, Gombi LGA, Adamawa State to parents of Borno State, went to Queen Elizabeth Secondary School, Ilorin, Kwara State, B.A, M.A, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Ph.D Bayero University, Kano, 1973, 1980, 1995 respectively.
Published six works, 4 novels, 2 books of short stories. Works translated into 3 languages, German, French, and Japanese.
Currently being translated into Arabic.
Editor, Magazine, Journals, 1995, 2001, 2003.

  • (17) Public Lectures/Workshops Conferences and Commissioned Papers.
  • (13) International Conferences Attended Between 1989 – 2009.
  • (10) National Assignments.

Her Working Experience include:

  • Coordinator, General Studies Programme, Modibbo Adama College, Yola, Adamawa State. 1984-1986.
  • Director, General Studies Programme, University of Maiduguri. 1987.
  • Associate Professor, Creative Writing, Bayero
  • University Kano and University of Maiduguri.  1996-1998
  • Administrative Secretary, Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA). Founding Member. 1999.
  • Deputy Director, Head of Resource Centre, (NPHCDA) National Primary Health Care Agency, Abuja. 2000-2003
  • Professor, African Literature & Creative Writing.
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi. 2004 – 2009.

26 Awards Received Between 1985 – 2010, inclusive of Icon of Hope by Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Chieftaincy Title, Magiran Garkida.
Fellow Cambrige Seminar, U.K. 1997
Fellow Stiftung Kulfursfond, Germany. 1998
Countries Visited
United Kingdom, United States, Brussels, Canada, Mexico, Switzerland, Holland, Germany, Austria, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Senegal, Niger.

Available Courses for School of Postgraduate studies


FACULTY OF ADMINISTRATION

Department of Accounting

  • Ph.D. Accounting & Finance -[Full Time]
  • M.Sc. Accounting & Finance -[Full Time]
  • Master in Public Sector Accounting (MPSA) – [Part-time] (Options: Public Financial Mgt, Tax Mgt,
    Treasury Mgt, Public Audit Mgt)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting & Finance -[Part-time]

Department of Business Administration

  • Ph.D. Business Administration – [Full Time]
  • M.Sc. Business Administration – [Full Time]
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) – [Part-time] (Options: General, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance, Insurance, Management)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management/Administration – [Part-time]

Department of Public Administration

  • Ph.D. Public Administration – [Full Time]
  • M.Sc. Public Administration – [Full Time]
  • Master in Public Administration (MPA) – [Part Time] (Options: General, Personnel Administration, Public Policy Analysis, Local Government Administration)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDPA)  -[Part Time]

FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE

Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Economics and Extension – [ Part Time]
(Options: Agric. Economics & Extension, Farm Management)
Postgraduate Diploma in Agronomy – [ Part Time]
Postgraduate Diploma in Animal Science – [ Part Time]
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FACULTY OF ARTS                                                                                                      

Department of English

  • Ph.D. English – [Full Time]
  • M.A.  English – [Full Time]
  • M. A. Literature – [Full Time]
  • PhD Literature – [Full Time]

Department of History

  • Ph.D. History – [Full Time]
  • M.A. History – [Full Time]

Department of Language & Linguistics

  • Ph.D.  Arabic – [Full Time]
  • M.A.  Arabic  – [Full Time]
  • M.A. Linguistics – [Full Time]
  • PhD Linguistics – [Full Time]

 Department of Religious Studies

  • M.A. Islamic Studies – [Full Time]
  • PhD Islamic Studies – [Full Time]
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FACULTY OF EDUCATION

  1. Department of Education Foundations
    • Ph.D. Educ. Administration & Planning – [Full Time]
    • M. Ed. Educ. Administration & Planning – [Full Time]
    • M.Ed. Education Psychology – [Full Time]
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Education Administration and Planning (PGDEAP) – [Part-time]
  2. Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics Education
    • Ph.D. Science Education – [Full Time]
    • Ph.D. Mathematics Education – [Full Time]
    • Ph.D Measurement & Evaluation – [Full Time]
    • M. Ed Science Education – [Full Time]
    • M. Ed Mathematics Education – [Full Time]
    • M. Ed Measurement & Evaluation – [Full Time]

     

  3.     PGD (Education)
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FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Geography

  1. Ph.D. Environmental Resources Management -[Full Time]
  2. M.Sc. Environmental Resources Management – [Full Time]
  3. M.Sc. Climatology – [Full Time]
  4. Ph.D. Geomorphology – [Full Time]
  5. M.Sc. Geomorphology – [Full Time]
  6. PGD Environmental Resources Management – [Part Time]

Department of Sociology

  1. Ph.D. Sociology – [Full Time]
  2. M.Sc. Sociology – [Full Time] (Specializations: Criminology & Criminal Justice, Medical Sociology, Gender Studies, Industrial Sociology, Sociology of Development)

Department of Political Sciences

  1. Ph.D. Public Policy Analysis – [Full Time]
  2. M.Sc. Public Policy Analysis – [Full Time]
  3. M.Sc. International Relation – [Full Time]
  4. Ph.D. Political Economy & Development Studies – [Full Time]
  5. M.Sc. Political Economy & Development Studies – [Full Time]

Department of Psychology

  1. Ph.D. Psychology – [Full Time]
  2. M.Sc. Psychology (Forensic/Correctional) – [Full Time]
  3. Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology – [Part Time]
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FACULTY OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCES           

  • Department of Geology & Mining
    1. Ph.D. Geology & Mining  -[ Full Time]
    2. Ph.D. Sedimentology -[ Full Time]
    3. Ph.D. Mineral Exploration -[ Full Time]
    4. Ph.D. Geology & Mining -[ Full Time]
    5. M.Sc Sedimentology -[ Full Time]
    6. M. Sc Mineral Exploration -[ Full Time]
    7. M. Sc Geology & Mining -[ Full Time]
  • Department of Chemistry
    1.  M.Sc. Chemistry – [ Full Time]
    2. Ph.D. Chemistry – [ Full Time]
  • Department of Biological Sciences
    1. Ph.D. Plant Science & Breeding – [Full Time]
    2. M. Sc Plant Science & Breeding – [Full Time]
    3. M. Sc Plant Genetics & Breeding – [Full Time]
    4. Postgraduate Diploma in Biodiversity & Conservation Management    – [Part Time]
  • Department of Mathematical
    1. Ph.D. Mathematics – [Full Time]
    2. M.Sc. Mathematics – [Full Time]
  • Department of Physics
    1. Ph.D. Physics – [Full Time]
    2. M.Sc. Physics (Options: Plasma, Radiation, Electronic & Communication) – [Full Time]
    3. Postgraduate Diploma in Physics (Options: Radiation, Electronic & Communication) – [Part Time]
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