Michael Onyebuchi Eze,
Founder & Director of the Sahara Road Project
Teaches Global and Comparative Philosophy at Leiden University, in The Netherlands. He has a Ph.D. in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge (Trinity Hall) and a Ph.D. (summa cum laude) in History and Cultural Reflection from Universität Witten-Herdecke, Germany. He has an MA in philosophy from the University of Pretoria, South Africa) and BA Honours in philosophy and classics from Arrupe College (now Arrupe Jesuit University) in Harare, Zimbabwe. Until recently, he was an Assistant Professor of Political Theory at the University of Amsterdam. Other research experiences include, visiting research scholar at the Center for African Studies Stanford University, a research associate at the Martin Luther King Jr., Research and Education Institute, Stanford University, and a Stiftung Mercator FoundationResearch Fellow at the Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut (Institute for Advanced Study in Humanities) in Essen, Germany from 2006-2009. He has taught and researched in numerous Universities in Europe, Africa, and the USA. He has published many works including books and numerous academic and non-academic essays. An African humanist that subscribes wholly and fully to the doctrine of ubuntu in theory and practice.