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Prof. Arowolo Appointed as Pro Vice Chancellor: Academic and Research

13/02/2018

Prof. Oladele O. Arowolo, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Academic and Research at IUM

Prof. Oladele O. Arowolo has been appointed as the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Academic and Research at IUM effective from January 2018. Prof. Arowolo joined IUM in January 2017 as a Professor for Social Sciences and Coordinator for PhD programmes.

Before joining IUM, he was an African Research Fellow and Chief Research Specialist, Research Use & Impact Assessment at the Human Sciences Research Council in Pretoria, RSA.

Prof. Arowolo worked as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Population and Development University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He was later appointed Professor of Sociology and Head of Department of Social Sciences at the Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria, where he also served as Dean of the Faculty of Law and Humanities.

He also worked in the United Nations (UN) with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). His assignments with UN were mostly in the area of policy, programme design and management, including monitoring and evaluation.

Prof. Arowolo also served as an independent international consultant and successfully completed numerous research evaluation assignments commissioned by the International Labour Office (ILO), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in dozens of African countries and in the Middle East.

As a seasoned academic and researcher, he published widely in peer reviewed academic journals, books, chapters in books and technical monographs.

Prof. Arowolo holds a PhD and Masters Degree in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, among his various qualifications.