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Professor Ezekiel Adewale OkeProfessor Ezekiel Adewale Oke
- BA Degree (1965 to 1968) Georgetown College, Georgetown Kentucky
- MA (Sociology) MA (Anthropology) PhD Graduate School, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky (1968 to 1977)

Professor Oke has been teaching and doing research in the University since 1977. He was first appointed Lecturer II in University of Ibadan in 1977. He rose to the position of Lecturer I in 1980, Senior Lecturer in 1985, Reader in 1993 and Professor in 1997.  He has taught courses in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  He has also served the University in various capacities at various times. He served as Exams Officer, Postgraduate Coordinator, Faculty Representative, Member of the Senate, Senate Committees, Acting Head, and Head of the Department of Sociology.

Professor Oke is a recipient of many Scholarships, Fellowships and Prizes, such as: Georgetown College International Student Scholarship; University of Kentucky Awards; Commonwealth of Kentucky Bureau of Health Services, Ph.D Dissertation Fellowship; College of Medicine, University of Kentucky Post-doctoral Fellowship; Pan African Association of Anthropology (PAAA) Fellowship; University of Ibadan/Pennsylvania Exchange Fellow etc. He received a highly coveted award: ‘The International Intellectual of the Year for 2001’ Biographical Centre, Cambriodge, England; he was nominated for induction into American Hall of Fame (2004) and cited in ‘Who’s Who in Nigeria’ (Nigeria International Biographical Centre).

Professor Oke received the following Honours and Distinctions: Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) National Sociology Honour Society, USA.  He is also a Consultant Anthropologist to numerous organizations such as HEALTHCOM Academy for Educational Development (AED) Washington D.C. US.A; Harvard Institute for International Development (ADDR); United Nations Funds (UNFPA); WHO Diarrhoeal Disease Program; National Action Committee on AIDS (NACA), Abuja etc.

Professor Oke has authored and co-authored books published by reputable publishers and have many articles in learned journals.


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