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Dr Allwell Uwazuruike

Lecturer in law
School of Justice

Allwell is an expert in international law and human rights. He is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Allwell is conducting funded research on an African interpretation of human rights through ethnomediaology. He is the author of a monograph entitled 'Human Rights under the African Charter' published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020.

Allwell earned his Law degree from Imo State University, Nigeria, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2010. He spent a year as a legal counsel in one of the country's leading law firms before leaving practice to pursue his postgraduate education. In 2013, he graduated with a Masters in International Business Law from the University of Central Lancashire. By 2017, he had completed and defended his PhD in Human Rights. Allwell has presented papers at conferences in Turkey, Italy, Canada, Botswana, and the UK, amongst others. He has also published peer-reviewed articles and, more recently, a monograph. Allwell conducts research on human rights generally, and issues relating to regionalism and globalisation. He is currently working on a funded multi-disciplinary project on re-imagining human rights in Africa. He is the co-founder of Afritondo, a media and publishing platform for upcoming African and black minority writers across the globe.

  • PhD Human Rights, University of Central Lancashire, 2017
  • LLM International Business Law, University of Central Lancashire, 2013
  • LLB (Hons) Law, Imo State University, 2009
  • Human Rights
  • Globalisation
  • International Business
  • Literature
  • Member, Centre for Global Challenges
  • Member, Africa Diaspora Academic Network
  • Member, Nigerian Bar Association