For the primary time for the reason that Division of Political Science was created upon the take-off of Obafemi Awolovo College (OAU) in 1962, Ile-Ife, a feminine head has simply been appointed.

The brand new head, Damilola Agbalajobi, is a PhD holder and senior lecturer with experience in gender research, peace and battle, and political financial system.

The brand new appointment was introduced through the division’s official web site, which stated Ms Agbalajobi had taken over on August 1, changing Olugbemiga Afolabi, whose time period ended on July 31.

Ms. Agbalojobi. about

Ms. Agbalajobi entered the division in 2012 after a five-year stint at Redeemer College, Mowe, Ogun State. The personal college has since moved to ED in Osun State.

The brand new main has a Bachelor of Science (BSc) and a Grasp’s diploma in Political Science from the College of Ilorin in 1997 and 2006, respectively, and a PhD from the College of Lagos in 2017.

The college additionally famous that Ms. Agbalahobi is a fellow of LeidenASC, the Nigerian Younger Academy (NYA) and the IEF Institute of Superior Research (IIAS) within the Netherlands.

Damilola Agbalajobi appointed head of the OAU Division of Political Science.

As an skilled in girls’s political participation in (West) Africa, her e-book, “Selling Gender Equality in Political Participation: New Views on Nigeria”, was printed in 2021.

“Dr Agbalajobi has gained a number of journey grants to attend varied conferences and current papers on varied facets of politics and developmental research.”

She can be a member of a number of tutorial societies together with the Nigerian Political Science Affiliation and the Nigeria Younger Academy,” the college stated.

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