Associate Professor/Reader

Position: Associate Professor/Reader in Political Science

Areas of Expertise: Public Administration; Comparative (and Nigerian) Government and Politics

Office: Room 214A, Faculty of Social Sciences building

Email: oawofeso@oauife.edu.ng; olufeso2012@yahoo.com


Dr Awofeso has B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Political Science in 1989 and 1992 respectively, from the University of Lagos, and a doctorate in Political Science from the University of Port Harcourt (2004). He joined the faculty of the University of Uyo in south-south Nigeria in 1994. He transferred his services to the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, in 2008. A seasoned scholar who has published widely in scholarly journals, Dr Awofeso’s area of interest includes Public Administration, Area Studies and Local Government Administration. He has over thirty journal publications, books, monographs and book chapters to his credit.

His publications can be accessed here on his Google Scholar page.