Prof. Chinwe R. NWANNA

Professor Chinwe Rosabelle Nwanna, the current Head of Department of Social Work, joined the University of Lagos in 1998 as an Assistant Lecturer and progressed to the rank of a Professor in 2020. Her educational qualifications include:

Prof. Nwanna has numerous research studies, over 50 publications, grants and awards for academic and research excellence. She has served in various capacities and contributed to the growth of Social Work Profession in Nigeria:

  • Coordinator: B.Sc. Social Work Programme. 2007-2018
  • Consultant (UNICEF): Review of Social Development Curricula for ND/HND, 2015; Redrafting of Professionalization Bill, 2015–2016, Reforming Child Protection and Child Justice in Nigeria, 2015–2018
  • External Consultant (Coram Children’s Legal Centre, UK): Finalization of Social Welfare Policy in Nigeria, 2017;
  • NUC Resource Person: Harmonization of B.Sc. Social Work Curricula in Nigerian universities, 2017; Review and development of BMAS for undergraduate and postgraduate Social Work programmes, 2017.
  • Member of many professional associations.



  • D. Best Ph. D. thesis in the Humanities.
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Sc. (First Class Honours – the Best All Round Graduating Student both in the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Department of Sociology)
  • Diploma in Social Development and Administration
  • NRM
  • NRN
  • A.S.C. (Division one)