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Athabasca University

Dr. Sunday Akin Olukoju

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Education

  • M.A. (UNILAG, Lagos)
  • M.A. (PTS, Otterbourne)
  • Ph.D. (WALDEN, Minneapolis)

Biography

Sunday Olukoju joined Athabasca University in June 2011.

Some of Dr. Olukoju's areas of research interests include migration and multiculturalism, as well as the relationship between the global South and North. His academic papers have been accepted for presentation at international conferences in Switzerland, Mexico, South Korea, and Canada. He has also contributed several articles in the Public Administration Times of the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) online journal.

Dr. Olukoju serves on the board of a number of non-profit and community organizations in Canada. He mobilized resources in his capacity as the president of a community organization to establish a scholarship program which has provided over 60 scholarships to post-secondary students over a nine year period. In 2004, Dr.Olukoju wrote the proposal that resulted in a community support agreement with the Manitoba government. This agreement facilitated the successful immigration to, and settlement of, hundreds of skilled Nigerian workers in Manitoba. Dr. Olukoju is a regular columnist of the Diversity Times Magazine. He also writes for Sou’Wester, the community newspaper of Winnipeg Free Press as a community correspondent. Dr. Olukoju doubles as an adult learners' advisor at a publicly funded college.


Updated March 10 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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