Makpor, Mercy

Research Assistant

Profile
  • Mercy Makpor
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EGOV
    OFFICE:
    C1-06: Campus de Couros, Rua de Vila Flor 166, 4810-445 Guimarães, Portugal
    E-MAIL:
    makpor@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    n/a
    NATIONALITY:
    Nigeria

    Research Interests

    • Community development
    • Digital inclusion
    • E-governance
    • Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
    • gender equality
    • Sustainability

    Education

    • PhD, Business Administration, University of Minho, Portugal (2019)
    • MA, International Economy and Business, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary (2014)
    • BSc, Accounting, University of Benin, Nigeria (2007)

    Appointments

    • Research Assistant, UNU-EGOV (Portugal)

    Biographical Statement

    Mercy Erhi Makpor is currently a Research Assistant at the United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance. She is also a Research Associate and prospective PostDoc Candidate in the School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, Portugal. Her research area is in e-Governance with a keen interest in Digital Inclusion and Gender Equality. She is also interested in Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility with specificity to the supply chain mapping, third party relationships, stakeholder engagements, and effective CSR integration in the Oil and Gas sector. Her other interest is in the area of human development at micro and macro levels where she focuses on individual and institutional responses to social, economic and environmental issues with the possibility of reaching and sustaining mutual grounds for human growth and development. She has also researched Gender advocacy and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights. She takes great interest in counselling, programme facilitation, leadership and team-building practices. She has had years of experience conducting research and working with professionals from some of the biggest research teams in Canada under the Teasdale-Corti Team Grant, a host of others from Europe under the European Commission and currently with the United Nations University.