Scott Pegg is a Professor in the Department of Political Science at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). Dr. Pegg is the author of International Society and the De Facto State and the co-editor of Transnational Corporations and Human Rights. He has published articles in such academic journals as African Affairs, Community Development Journal, Extractive Industries and Society, Foreign Policy Analysis, Geoforum, International Studies Perspectives, Journal of Cleaner Production, Resources Policy, Security Dialogue, and Third World Quarterly. Dr. Pegg first visited Nigeria in April 2000 and has been working in the Niger Delta for almost twenty years now.
He is Chair of the International Friends Committee of Bebor Model Nursery/Primary School where he raises fund to support six nursery and primary schools in Rivers State, Nigeria. Since 2004, he has also served on the International Advisory Board for the Port Harcourt-based Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development. Scott lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife Tijen and their two children Kerem and Melis.