OLANIYAN, Prof Richard Adeboye

B.A, M.A, Ph.D, historian, university teacher, born August 7, 1942, Oshogbo, Osun State; married Adebisi Omolara Adegun 1982,fivesons,one daughter; Education St. Benedict's Catholic School, Osogbo,T947- 54, St. Peter's College, Akure, 1956-59, Regis College, Denver, Colorado, USA, 1961-65, Georgetown University, Washing ton D.C, USA, 1965-69; Career: Appointed Teaching Assistant, Georgetown University. Washinston D.C, USA, 1968-69; Lecturer, Obafemi Awolowo University (formerly University ofIfe), Ile-Ife, 1970-72; Lecturer I, 1972-74; Senior Lecturer, 1974-83; ap pointed Professor of History, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1983-Date; member, American Historical Association^ince 1967; member, Historical Society ofNigeria, 1970; member, American Studies Association, 1978-91; Associate Member, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C, USA, 1980-87; Foundation President, 1990-95; member, American Studies Association of Nigeria, 1990-Date; member, Advisory Board Con nections, Indiana University; Awards: Re cipient, Jesuit Educational Association Scholarship, 1961-65, recipient, Denforth Foundation Fellow, 1965-69; recipient, .President's Scholar, 1965; Publications: Co-author, Ife: The HolyCityofthe Yoruba, University Press, Ife 1982; African History and Culture, Longman, Lagos, 1982; Guinea Bissau In Anglo-Portuguese Rela tions, University Press, Ife, 1984; Nigerian History and Culture, Longman, London, 1985; Obafemi Awolowo University, Bir mingham, KNP, 1987; Federalism In A Changing World, Lagos, OMSD, 1988; Ni gerian Diplomacy, OAU Press, 1990; Tra ditional Title: Asiwaju Ijo of St. Benedicts Catholic Cathederal, Osogbo, 1994; Hob bies: photography, table tennis, music; Of ficial Address: Department of History, P.O. Box 1045,ObafemiAwolowo University, Ile- Ife, Osun State;TeIephone: 036-230290-9 extension 4213; Home: House 12, Road 9A, Senior Staff Quarters, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; Osun State; Telephone: 036-233-457/231-462; E-mail: Q|arich@oauife*edu.ng
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