Professor Melvin Ayogu

TITLE: Professor

QUALIFICATIONS: PhD (Ohio State University), MA (Ohio State University), BA (California State University), Associate of Arts (Santa Monica College, California), ACIB (The Chartered Institute of Bankers - London)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Money, banking and international finance as well as industrial organization and public policy. Current research focus includes governance - corporate and civil; infrastructure and economic development; and structure of economic activities in sub Saharan economies (value chain).



Accomplished, internationally recognized academic with an exceptional blend of education, management, and administrative experience, and proven success developing and executing short- and long-term strategic plans to achieve organizational vision and goals. Fundamental and applied research portfolio focused on core development challenges in Africa including privatization, infrastructure, corruption, corporate governance, and stolen asset recovery. 

Background includes 20+ years serving in senior leadership roles within education, banking, and finance industries. Committed to academic excellence with exceptional business and financial acumen. A leader, motivator, and solution provider. Core competencies include:

MacroeconomicsFundraising Budgeting/Control
Industrial Organization and Public Policy
Program Design/Implementation
Political Economy
Money, Banking and Finance




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