Dr. Hosea Olayiwola PATRICK is a Postdoctoral fellow in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He is also a Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project. He is a member of the Harvard University advisory committee for the Stratospheric Controlled Perturbation Experiment (SCoPEx), a geoengineering experiment to advance understanding of stratospheric aerosols. He is also the founding director of Mastermind network, an NGO focused on youth orientation, leadership, and sustainable business development.
Dr. PATRICK holds a Ph.D. in Political Science with a specialization in African studies, policy, and environmental politics from the University of KwaZulu Natal (South Africa), an M.Sc. in International relations (University of Ibadan, Nigeria), and a BSc in International Studies (Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria). He is a transdisciplinary researcher interested in Public Policy, Environmental Politics, Geoengineering, Migration studies, Behavioural science, Security, Peace and Conflict, Comparative Politics, Political Economy, International Relations, Area Studies, Public Administration, Research Methodology, Sustainability Research, and Climate Change. He has published articles on geoengineering, climate change, social cohesion, conflict and cooperation, and public policy in several reputable journals.