JohnBosco Chika Chukwuorji

University of Nigeria, Nsukka

JohnBosco Chika Chukwuorji is a lecturer in psychology at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu state, Nigeria. He holds a BSc. degree in Psychology and MSc degree in Clinical Psychology. In 2019-2020, he was a Fulbright scholar/faculty affiliate at Cleveland State University, Cleveland Ohio, where he carried out lab work for his PhD thesis. He has reviewed over 205 manuscripts for reputable journals. He has been editor of the Nigerian Journal of Psychological Research since 2015 and was appointed Editor of Socioscope (a quarterly news magazine of the Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka) in 2020. He also won the 2017 Early Career Scholar Grant for the 12th African Regional Workshop of International Society for Studies in Behavioural Development (ISSBD) at University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. In April 2018, he was at University of Potchefstroom, South Africa as an invited speaker for the first African Positive Psychology Conference (APPC 2018). He researches mental health status and services for vulnerable populations such as internally displaced persons. Mr Chukwuorji has written 64 published journal articles, 4 book chapters and 2 published conference proceedings. His research has covered such topics such as psychological wellbeing, meaning in life, posttraumatic growth, psychotraumatology, emotion regulation, and affective disorders.

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