Dr. Ebenezer O. Aka, Jr

Urban Studies Program

Political Science

Professor and Director of Urban Studies Program

BCRP (Cum Laude), University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, 1980
MA, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA, 1981

MCRP, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1983
Ph.D.,  Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, 1987

Ph.D. Thesis: Title:  Regional Disparities in Nigeria: Policy Implications

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Urban Studies I (UST _ 261)

Introduction to Urban Studies II (UST_ 262)

Introduction to Urban Planning (UST_ 361)

Techniques of Urban Planning (UST_ 362)

Planning Workshop (UST_ 363 or 364)

Housing and Community Development (UST_ 413)

Transportation Planning and Policy (UST_ 420)

Senior Seminar in Planning and Management (UST_490)

Research Interests:

City and Regional Development; Comparative Urbanization; Regional Disparities

Selected Publications:

Ebenezer O. Aka, Jr., August 1990, “City Profile, Atlanta.” The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 186-193

Ebenezer O. Aka., Jr., 1993, “Town and Country Planning and Administration in Nigeria.” The International Journal of Public Sector Management, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 47-64

Ebenezer O. Aka, Jr., July 1994, “Regional Disparities in the Process of the Development of Nigeria.” Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies (RURDS), Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 150-166

Ebenezer O. Aka, Jr., 2000, Book, Regional Disparities in Nigeria’s Development: Lessons and Challenges for the 21st Century (Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America)

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