AKERE, Prof. Funso






B.A, M.A, Ph.D

Gender: Male
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State of Origin: Ondo
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Profession lecturer,administrator
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Prof, of English Language, University of Lagos, 1987; Lecturer Obafemi Awolowo University, 1969-71; Lagos State University, Ojo, 1984-85; 1986-87; University of Florida, Gainesville, USA, 1985; University ofLagos,Akoka,1971-02; Dean, FacultyofArts,1993-97; Head, Dept. of Languages& Linguistics, Lagos State University, Ojo, 1986-87; ch.,Welfare Board, University of Lagos, 1993-97; ch.. Central Admission Committee,1999-2000; ch., Environment &Sanitation Committee, 2000- 02;Head. Dept. of English, 19″88-91; 2000-02; mem,Governing Council, 2000-02; Consultant/Head, Language Development Centre, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Sheda, Abuja, 1991; Coordinator, Survey of Nigerian English Usage, International Corpus of English; Vice Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University, 2002-06; Prof, of English Language, Redeemer’s University, Mowe, 2006; Dean, College of Humanities, currently, ah: Western Region of Nigerian Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos, 1965-68; British Council Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, Leeds University, UK, 1968-69;Nigerian Federal Government Schdarship for I>x«oralResearcli,Edinlwrgh University, UK, 1974-76;BritishOverseasrJevdopntentAgencyGrantforl^jectUaders Course in Communication Skills in English in Nigerian Universities, University of Reading, UK, 1990; British Council Grant for Participation in the Third Summer Institute of English and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge, 1995; Unites States of Information Agency’s Travel Grant for International Scholars* Visit Eight Universities, California &Texas, USA, 1995;

Methodist Schools, Igbobini; Methodist Primary School, Ode-Aye;Teacher's College, Ode-Aye;Teacher's College, Ilesha; University of Lagos, 1965-68; University of Leeds,UK, 1969; University of Edinburgh, UK,1977;

He authored and co-authored scholarly articles in journals and in books, since 1974; He attended Management of Higher Institutions, Galilee College, Israel, 2003;


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