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About Ezekiel Ette Ph.D.

Prof. Ette obtained the Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga before enrolling in theological studies at Emory University in Atlanta, GA where he obtained the M.Div. degree. He did further graduate work in Gerontology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia before his enrolment at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon where he obtained both the MSW and the Ph.D. degrees. He has held full time teaching appointments at all levels of the education ladder including appointments at Indiana University and at Northwest Nazarene University in Idaho where he directed the social work research program before coming to Delaware. His practice experience includes the mental health field and hospice. His research and writing interests are in the areas of immigration, community development, spirituality and culture. He is currently the Chairperson and Director of the social work program at Delaware State University in the USA. He has presented papers at national and international conferences around the world and has been invited to serve as a member of the round table discussion forum at Oxford University, England on a number of occasions. Dr Ette is a published author and has published several articles and monographs. His books include: Annang Wisdom: Tools for Post Modern Living, Nigerians in the United States: Ethnicity, Race and Acculturation published by Lexington Books and Refuge in the Battlefield. A new book is currently under review: Colonialism and Acculturative Stress the Case of the Annang of Nigeria..
Dr Ette is a member of the board of directors of the North American Society for Social Work and Spirituality and serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Science in Society, the Journal of International Students and Multi-cultural Education Review and the Journal of Social Work in the Global Community. In the United States and around the world, he is known for his passion about issues of the African Diaspora and diversity. His service to the social work profession includes being appointed to serve a three year term in the CSWE Council on External Relations (2014 -2017). He is also an external reviewer for the US Department of State’s Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Grant and the US Department of Education Title VI Grant.


Present Faculty Member, Delaware State University

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