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Mr. Augustine Mogom Idom

Research Interest

Sociology, Criminology and Social Work

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Augustine Mogom Idom is a Lecturer, Departments of Sociology and Social Work, Federal University Lafia, Nigeria. He was born on the 3rd day of January, 1982 and has ascribed citizenship from Ibil in Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria.

After acquiring his primary and secondary education from the famous St. Martins primary school, Itung and the prestigious Maryknoll College, Okuku respectively, he started his academic career with a Diploma in Social Work and earned a credit in 2001,  a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and earned a Second Class Upper division in 2009 and a Master's Degree in Sociology (Criminology) with special research interest on cyber criminality in 2015, all from the renowned University of Calabar, Calabar. He is currently pursuing a PhD Degree in Sociology (Criminology) at Federal University of Lafia, Nigeria.

 His areas of research and teaching spanned between child protection, conventional crimes, social work, juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, illicit drug use and addiction, human trafficking, strategies of crime control, security management and cybercrimes.

He also has strong flair for Information and Communication Technology application and maintenance as contained in Margaret Mead's pre-figurative typology of culture. He is married and blessed with three kids.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals