Dengiyefa Angalapu is a Research Analyst with the Centre for Democracy and Development. He is a Political Scientist interested in research and teaching on development challenges in the global south, specifically focusing on issues around climate change and conflict, policing, crude oil-related violence, maritime security, terrorism, environmental politics and sustainability. He is also interested in issues of democracy and human rights. Dengiyefa Angalapu has vast experience working as a researcher on violence in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta, northcentral, northwest and northeast regions.

He is a member of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), The American Political Science Association (APSA), The Nigerian Political Science Association (NPSA) and the Nigerian Political Science Association South South Zone (NPSA-SS). Dengiyefa Angalapu holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Political Science and an M.Sc in Development Studies from Niger Delta University, Nigeria.