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Edna Udobong

Associate Professor of Government and Fulbright Program Advisor and Scholar Liaison

eudobong3@liberty.edu

(434) 592-5460

Green Hall 1661P

Office Hours by Appointment

Education

  • LL.M., Harvard Law School
  • LL.M., University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • B.L., Nigerian Law School, Lagos, Nigeria, with honors
  • LL.B., University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria, with honors

 

Biography

Edna Udobong was a 2014 recipient of the Liberty University President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is responsible for initiating Liberty’s partnership with the Fulbright Program (the United States’ flagship international exchange program for students and faculty) and is the Liberty Fulbright Student Advisor and Scholar Campus Representative. She leads faculty from different Liberty University departments on a Fulbright Committee and has served as a peer reviewer and selection committee member for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar African Regional Research Program.

Edna Udobong is the advisor for the Faculty and Student International Scholarship and Fellowship Programs for the Fulbright Scholar Program, the Fulbright U.S. Students Program, and the Gilman Scholarship Program. Udobong received a 2008-2009 Fulbright Scholarship to the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and a 2013 Fulbright Specialist Scholarship to the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

As a Fulbright Scholar, she has served the Council for the Exchange of Scholars as a peer and discipline reviewer for two Africa regional exchange programs – the 2010-2011 Humphrey program and the 2010-2011 Fulbright Scholar Program. She is a 1995 Harvard Law School Reginald Lewis Human Rights award recipient.

 

Professional Memberships

  • Admitted to practice law in New York, the District of Columbia, and Nigeria

 

Publication Experience

 

Areas of Interest/Teaching

International Law, International Human Rights, Immigration Law, Adoption Law, Lawyering Skills