Dr. Simon Odion Ehiabhi is a Senior lecturer in the Department of History and International Studies, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria, but on sabbatical at Samuel Adegboyega University, Ogwa, Edo State. He holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts (History), Master in International History & Diplomacy (MIHD), Master of Arts (History), and Doctor of Philosophy (History) all from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He has over thirty academic publications to his credit and has attended several academic conferences within and outside the African continents. He was one of the recipients of the African Studies Association, United Kingdom (ASAUK) Travel Fellowship to attend writing workshop for African scholars, at Osun State University, Osogbo, Nigeria between 14th and 16th September, 2011. His main area of research focus is on African socio-political and diplomatic history with broader international dimensions.
He loves reading, play lawn tennis and enjoys associating with people.