Editor Name: Jacinta A. Opara
University: University of Maiduguri
Professor Jacinta A. Opara, a leading international environmental scholar, scientist, educator, health researcher, consultant and development activist with the combined power of management and human rights is a Professor and Director, Environment and Health Research Group at University of Maiduguri, a leading Nigerian public university established in 1975.Professor Opara began her career as a Science Teacher(Biology) at College of the Immaculate Conception(CIC),Enugu-Nigeria under National Youths Service scheme(NYSC). Since the 1990s, Professor Opara has held teaching, research and consulting experiences across Africa, America, Europe and Asia. She held teaching and research appointments as a full ranked Professor of Environmental Health and Director of Sustainability Programs at Kampala International University(KIU); an Associate Professor and Director, Centre for Environmental Education at the Universidad Azteca, Chalco-Mexico; briefly as Professor and Chair of Environmental Management and Toxicology at Elizade University, Ilara Mokin, Ondo State, Nigeria. She has been an Academic Member (Visiting Professor), Department of Environmental Sciences at Athens Institute for Education and Research, Athens-Greece and Visiting Scholar and Honorary Professor of Gender and Environmental Security at International Institute of Sociology of Law, Onati-Spain.