Name: Dr. Chinyere Christiana Okpala Chukwuka
Title/Position: Faculty

Faculty Bio

Chinyere Christiana Okpala Chukwuka is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University ( GGU) School of Law, San Francisco, California, USA  wherein She teaches terrorism and Counter-terrorism Law; a course she developed and designed for the school.  She is also teaches core law courses and other management courses as assistant Professor at Charisma University at Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. Professor Okpala-Chukwuka holds an S.J.D. [Ph.D in Law] in International Legal Studies from GGU, an LL.M. in American Legal Jurisprudence with certification in International Law from Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, California and an LL.B. from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State of Nigeria. Additionally, she holds a Higher National Diploma, B.Sc equivalent, in Business Administration and Management. She was an Associate Professor and Chair of Department of Business Management, Eastern Polytechnic in Kenema, Sierra Leone, where she lectured on core law courses.  She currently supervises students’ dissertations.  Dr. Chinyere Okpala Chukwuka was a Graduate Research Assistant to Director of the LL.M. program at Whittier Law School and is currently a Graduate Research Assistant to the Director of the SJD program in international Legal Studies at GGU. She is a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. She practiced law with Mogboh, Offiah & Co. and Chris O. Okpala, both in the eastern part of Nigeria. Professor Chinyere Okpala- Chukwuka serves  as a Rapporteur, moderator and Presenter at the GGU’s Annual Fulbright international legal studies Symposuim.  She also sits on S.J.D. [Ph.D] students’ Dissertation Commitees. Her book titled <em>Confronting Terrorism: Quo Vadis African Union?</em> was published in 2015 by Vandeplas Publishing. <strong> </strong>she is currently working on her second book titled “Counter terrorism and Human rights at crossroad”. She has also written so many articles on International law.