RAYMOND DA-BOI is Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, former director, Department of Service Learning, and research fellow at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Cuttington University, Liberia. He has a combined progressive professional experience of ten (10) years in academia and development work. His research interest spans among others conflict, regional integration, poverty, development and refugee (forced migration) studies, peace-building, governance, post-war reconstruction, and gender issues. Mr. Da-boi has received many international fellowships including the United Nations University (UNU) International Fellowship – UNU HQ, Tokyo (2007), Rotary World Peace Fellowship – Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok (2008), Peace, Security & Development Fellowship for African Scholars – King’s College London (African Leadership Centre (ALC) (2010). He is a graduate of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CEPACS), University of Ibadan (Nigeria). He holds a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Humanitarian & Refugee Studies (2004), a Master of Arts in Conflict, Security & Development from King’s College London (University of London) (2011). He is a 2010/2011 fellow of the Conflict, Security & Development Group/African Leadership Centre (King's College London/Nairobi), and has served an adjunct faculty/research affiliate in the Department of International Relations, Faculty of Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria (2011-2012). He was recently awarded a part-time Mphil/PhD admission at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.