Emmanuel Nnadozie joined the UN’s Economic Commission for Africa in 2004 as Senior Economic Affairs Officer and was appointed Director of Economic and NEPAD Division in 2009. Before joining ECA, he was Professor of Economics at Truman State University in Missouri, United Sates. In 1994, he was a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, Centre for the Study of African Economies, and in 1996, visiting professor of economics and African Studies at the University of North Carolina. His scholarly works have appeared in both academic and non-academic journals worldwide. Emmanuel Nnadozie has written several books and book chapters. An award-winning educator, Emmanuel Nnadozie is member of many Honour Societies and organizations, including Pi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Phi Kappa Phi. He received higher degrees at the University of Nigerian NSUKKA and the Sorbonne.