Colins Imoh obtained his doctoral degree from the University of Toledo (USA). His thesis explored applying the capability approach developed by Amartya Sen in conflict prevention in the Niger Delta. His broad interest and expertise are related to social action and nonviolent movement, sustainable development, diversity, and peacebuilding. Colins holds an MA in Conflict Transformation and Organizational Leadership from Eastern Mennonite University (USA) and an MPhil from the University of Cape Town (South Africa) in Environmental Management and Sustainability. He further holds a Graduate Certificate in the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict from the Fletcher School, Tufts University, Boston (USA).
He was the pioneer coordinator of the Africa Network of Young Peace Builders, working from their International Secretariat in the Netherlands. In addition, he was the Partners for Peace Project Manager, a network whose mission is to build social capital around peacebuilding.
Colins is an advisory board member of several peace-focused international organizations, including the International Institute for Peace Education (IIPE). In addition, he is a member of the steering committee of the African Peace Fellows, a programme based at California State University, Sacramento. He recently joined the Peace Studies and International Development department at the University of Bradford.