Prof. (Mrs) Boma I. Dambo

Professor Boma Isabella Dambo was born on 21 st September, 1965. She comes from Opobo Town in Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. She holds a B.Sc. degree in Business Education (Management) (1985) from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, M.Ed. in Curriculum Studies and Educational Technology (1991) from the University of Port Harcourt and a PhD in Educational Technology (2009) from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt. She started her career with the Rivers State University (then Rivers State University of Science and Technology) Port Harcourt in 1987 as a Graduate Assistant and rose to the rank of Professor of Educational Technology in 2022. She is currently the Director, Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) Unit which appointment took effect on January 6, 2020 and re-appointment with effect from April 1, 2021. In addition to her academic duties of teaching and research, within and outside Rivers State University, she is also involved in University Administration at Departmental, Faculty and Committee levels and has held the following positions: Acting Head of Department of Business Education (2010/2011), Departmental Coordinator, Postgraduate Programme (2012–2016), Departmental Coordinator, Centre for Continuing Education Programme (1997–2001, 2015–2016), Departmental Coordinator Sandwich Programme (2012–2016), Departmental Coordinator, Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (1987–2007), Departmental Project Coordinator (1992–2001). Departmental Examinations Officer (1987–1992), Departmental Students’ Adviser (1995 till date), Faculty Journal Launching Committee (1990), Faculty Examinations Results Sub-Committee (1991), Secretary Departmental Journal Committee (1993), Secretary Faculty Welfare Committee (1994–2000), Secretary Departmental Board Meetings (1987–2001), Member Senate Committee on Registration of Students’ Clubs/Associations (2006), Chairman Business Education Departmental Studio Commissioning Committee (2006), Chairman, Business Education Curriculum Review Committee (2010–2016), Member, Faculty of Technical and Science Education Conference Committee (2012), Faculty Representative, Faculty Board of Management Sciences (2002–2007 and 2012–2019), Faculty Representative, Senate Curriculum and Instruction Committee (2014–2017), Member, Business Education Postgraduate Programme Review Committee (2015), Acting Head of Department of Business Education, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State (Sabbatical) (2016–2018). Professor Dambo is a member of many professional bodies including Educational Media and Technology Association of Nigeria (EMTAN), Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Association of Business Educators of Nigeria (ABEN), Curriculum Organization of Nigeria (CON), CTA Web 2.0 and Social Media for Development Learning Opportunities, Association of Innovative Technology Integration in Education (AITIE), Forum of Academics for Educational Achievement and Initiative in Nigeria (FAFEAIN), International Society of Comparative Education, Science and Technology (ISCEST). She has to her credit 47 Journal papers, 8 Books, 1 Chapter in Book, 11 Refereed Published Conference Papers, and 2 Technical Reports. She has supervised a plethora of graduate and undergraduate researches including; 3 PhD Thesis, 98 M.Ed. and M.Sc. Dissertations and over 767 B.Sc. Projects. Professor Dambo is a committed Christian with the Baptist denomination. She ministers at the Teenagers’ Church and is the Leader of the Lord’s Army House fellowship in Faith Baptist Church Port Harcourt. She is blessed with four children.