Andrew Ezadueyan Zamani Profile

Andrew Ezadueyan Zamani is a Professor of  Clinical Psychology at  Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria. He is the current Director of the Institute of Governance and Development Studies at the University, having served previously as the Director, Quality Assurance and Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences. He is the Immediate Past President of the Nigerian Psychological Association and serves on the Executive Committee of the Pan African Psychology Union, Executive Board of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry and Gede Foundation, Nigeria. Professor Zamani has varied work experiences, spanning work settings such as University Teaching Hospitals, Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, and the organized private sector in Nigeria. He has provided consultancy services to the Federal Ministry of Health, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Nigerian Correctional Services, UNFPA, UNODC, and the European  Union on reproductive health, substance use, drug policy development, prison psychology, de-radicalization, and peacebuilding. He is a Fogarty and MASHAV scholar, with a specialization in Mentoring and Psychosocial Care of Children affected by chronic diseases. His research interests are health systems development, culture and psychopathology, psycho-trauma, substance use disorders, and psycho-social interventions.