OLUKOJU, Prof. Ayodeji Oladimeji

BA, MA, PhD; historian, academic, administrator; Education: Universityof Nigeria, Nsukka, 1980; University of lbadan, 1982;1991; CAREER Asst. Lecturer,Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, 1984-86; Lecturer II, 1986-87; Lecturer II, University ofLagos, 1987-89; Lecturer 1, 1989-91; Senior Lecturer,1991-98; Professorof History, University of Lagos, since 1998; Head, Dept. of History, University ofLagos, 2001-04; Dean, Faculty of Arts, 2005-09; Consultant Energy Policy, Nigeria Labour Congress, 2008; Guaranty Trust Bank Plc 2004-05; MinistryofWorks and Infrastructure, Lagos State, 2004; Exec, mem, National Maritime Economic History Association, 2008-12;cc: University of lbadan; Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Nigeria, Nsukka; Lagos State University; Olabisi Onabanjo University at various times since 1997;Professorial Assessor, University of Ibadan; University of Benin; Lagos State University; Olabisi Onabanjo University, Delta State University, Abraka; Benue State University, Ambrose Ali University; Nigerian Institute of International Affairs,Lagos; University of Ghana. Legon; mm: Universityof Lagos Senate, 1997-99;since 2001; mem.Committee of provost and Deans, since 2005; University of Lagos, Research publications; Appointments and Promotion and Examinations Committees, since 1987; Academic Planning Committee, 2004-06; Development Committee, since2005; Departmental Representative, Boardof Postgraduate Studies, University ofLagos, 1993;Chairman, Panelon Arts Disciplines, Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards for Postgraduate Programmes in Nigerian Universities, National Universities Commission, 2008; mem. Ghana Universities Accreditation Board Panelon History and Political Science, 2008; Keynote Speaker, Latin American Association of African and Asian Studies 11 "* Annual Conferences, Mexico City, 2003; Editorial Consultant: Ronledge Press UK; Thomson Gale Publishers, US; Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research; Editorial Board mcm.Afrika Zamani, 1999-07; Pioneer Chair, Selection Committee, Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program, 2000-01; 2007; mem, Infrastructure Work Group Policy Commission, Nigerian Economic Summit 2000; mm: International Academy of African Business and Development, Euro-African Association for the Study of the Anthropology ofthe Social Change; International Maritime Economic History Association; Association of African Historians; African Studies Association; Associate, Maritime Studies Research Unit Memorial University of New foundland, St. John's Canada; Nigerian Academy of Letters; International Academy of Africa Business and Development; American Studies Association of Nigeria; award: Nigeria Federal Merit Award. 1978-80; ah: Best Graduating Student Dept. of History and Archeology,University of Nigeria Nsukka, 1980; Best Graduating Student, Faculty ofArts, 1980; University of lbadan Postgraduate Scholarship, 1981- 82; Federal Government Postgraduate Scholarship, 1983-841 Fellow, Japan Foundation, 1993-94; Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo, 1993-94; Henry Charles Chairman Research Fellow, Instituteof Commonwealth Studies, University of London, 1997; Leventis Research Co-operation; Visiting Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1998; Travel Grant West African Research Association, 2005; DAAD Fellow, Johannes Gutenberg University, Marinz, Germany, 2005; University of Lagos Best Researcher, Arts and Humanities,.2006; publ: Author and Co Author of about 11books, about 45 Chapters in books and about 45 articles in learned national and international journals; off: The Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka-Yaba,Lagos 101017, Nigeria; e-m: [email protected]; [email protected]; tel: +2348055030259.
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