Dr. George Weagba Profile


Dr, George Weagba, Vice President for Institutional Research
Dr. George Weagba

Dr. Weagba joined the United Methodist University faculty in 2000, and now serves as vice president for institutional research with primary responsibility as research manager of the university. Dr. Weagba has served in higher education for sixteen years. Prior to his appointment as vice president for institutional research, he served as instructor, chairperson, and associate dean in the College of Theology from 2000 to 2013. Also, he is a lecturer at the Bishop John G. Innis Graduate School of Theology of the United Methodist University and an adjunct faculty member at the African Methodist Episcopal University in Liberia.

Dr. Weagba is an ordained elder in the Liberia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church where he served on various committees, and as pastor for several years. He was the lead clergy person of the Liberia Annual Conference to the 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist Church and the West Africa Central Conference.

His research interests include equipping the clergy, qualitative research, leadership, koine greek, worship, homiletics, pauline theology, gospels and missions.

He is a Beeson Leader Fellow and a member of the Evangelical Homiletics Society. He has attended local and international conferences on research and leadership. He has done some writings and some of his unpublished works are “Strategies for Resolving Conflict in the African Church,” “Living Sacrifice: The Art of Doing,” “An African Response to the Grace of God,” “The Devil in Court,” “My Favorite Sermons.”


B.A., Wesley International Bible College, 1995;
M.A.B.S., ECWA Theological Seminary, Igbaja, 1998;
D.Min., Asbury Theological Seminary, 2009;
Ph.D. (Candidate), University of Aberdeen.
Expertise: Church Leadership, Homiletics, Exegesis, Research.

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