Dr. Charles Mambula


Dr. Charles Mambula currently serves as Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship and Chair of the Department of Management at Langston University’s School of Business in Langston, Oklahoma. Before he came to Langston, he taught at various educational institutions in Massachusetts. He obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Wales in the UK and, prior to that, received a BSc in Economics and Business from Manchester College in Indiana, USA, and an MBA from the University of Jos in Nigeria. He briefly worked with the Small Business Development Institute at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland before moving to Massachusetts. Mambula has worked with the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) at the Eleme Petro-Chemicals Company Limited (EPCL) in Port Harcourt as Chief Marketing Officer. Before this, he worked as a civil servant with the Borno State Government Civil Service as Registrar for Co-operatives, Commercial Officer, and Senior Planning Officer in charge of research. Dr. Mambula doubles as founder and CEO of Gumir- Jethro Consulting Company and has membership with the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurs (USASBE) and International Council of Small Business (ICSB). He has published in a number of journals and other publications, which include International Journal of Entrepreneurship, Journal of Small Business management, Small Business Economics Journal, Journal of African Business, Journal of Social Economics (Special Issue), and the International Journal of Nigerian Studies and Development. Dr. Mambula is a recipient of outstanding scholar of the year award at Langston University, A Citation of “The Century Humanitarian Award” by the State of Oklahoma, A recipient of Distinguished Research Award by Allied Academies, recognition by Cambridge Who is Who for Excellence in Business Management & Education and Service Award by the Organization of Nigerian Nationals, DFW, USA.