Bukola Oyeniyi

Bukola Oyeniyi

Assistant Professor
History

Academic Interests

  • African History
  • Social History
  • Cultural History
  • Conflict Resolution and Peace Building

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

Authored Books

  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, Internal Migration: A Contribution to Human Development in Nigeria, Belgium: Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Observatory on Migration and International Organisation for Migration, 2013.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi (with Toyin Falola and Jason Morgan), Culture and Customs of Libya, USA: Greenwood Publishing Group Inc., 2012.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, Mobility and Social Conflicts in Yorubaland: A Socio-Historical Reinterpretation, Berlin, Germany: Verlag Dr. Muller Publishers, 2010.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, (with Akinyoade Akinyinka), “Landmines, Cluster Bombs and Food Insecurity in Africa”, in Helen Macbeth and Paul Collinson, Food in Zones of Conflicts,Oxford: Berghahn Publishers, 2013.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “Digging Below the Surface and Reaching for the Rich Ores: Negotiating Falola’s Historicism and Reconstructing the Provenance of Dress in Yorubaland” in Nana Akua Amponsah (ed.) Beyond The Boundaries: Toyin Falola and the Art Of Genre-Bending, New York: Africa World Press, 2013.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, (with Akinyoade Akinyinka), “Literature Review: Tracking for Forced Labour”, in Akinyoade Akinyinka and Francesco Carchedi (eds.), Cases of Severely Exploited Nigerian Citizens and Other Forms of Exploitation,Roma: Ediesse, 2012.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “Environmental Insecurity in Africa: Whither the African Union?”, in W. Bokelmann, O. Akinwumi, U. M. Nwankwo, and A.O. Agwuele (eds.), African Leadership Challenges and Other Issues, Berlin, Germany: MediaTeam IT Publishers, (2012), Pgs. 172-184.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “The ‘Glocalization’ of Terrorism in Post-Colonial Africa”, inToyin Falola, Maurice Amutabi and Sylvester Gudona(eds.)Africa after Fifty Years: Retrospections and Reflections, Africa World Press/ The Red Sea Press, Pgs 211-257.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, (with Akinyoade Akinyinka), “Milking the Sick: Access, Effectiveness and Commoditization of Health Care Services in Contemporary Nigeria”, in Marleen Dekker and Rijk van Dijk (eds.), Markets of Well-Being: Navigating Health and Healing in Africa, Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, 2010, Pp. 19-45.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “One Voice, Multiple Tongues: Dialoguing with Boko Haram”, in Democracy and Security, forthcoming 2013.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “Photos, Artworks, and Historical Reconstructions: The Case of Dress in Yoruba History”, Social Dynamics: A Journal of African Studies, forthcoming 2013.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “Poverty Alleviation and Empowerment of Small-Scale Industries in Nigeria: The Case of Tie and Dye Makers Association”, African Journal of History and Culture, July 2013, 114-125.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi,“The Greed-Grievance Debate and the Ife-Modakeke Conflicts”, Social History, Vol. 35, No. 3, August, 2010, Pp. 234-298.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “Radios Don't Kill, People Do’: Media, Post-Election Violence, and Democracy in Nigeria”, Ibadan Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies, Vol. 7, No1, 2012, Pp. 23-45.
  • Oyeniyi, Bukola Adeyemi, “Dress in Nigeria's Nationalist Discourse”, Identity, Culture and Politics: An Afro-Asian Dialogue, Vol. 12, No. 1, July 2011, Pp. 1-23.

Previous Experience

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of the Free State, South Africa (Jan. 2013 till August 2013).
  • Senior Lecturer, National Institute for Cultural Orientation, Nigeria (2009 till 2013)
  • Fellow, New Europe College, Bucharest, Romania (2011 to 2012)
  • Lecturer Grade 1, Department of History and International Relations, College of Humanities, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Nigeria (2009 till 2013).
  • Pioneer Acting Head, Department of History and International Relations, College of Humanities, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Nigeria (2009 till 2013).
  • Lecturer Grade 2, Department of History and International Relations, College of Humanities, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (2005 to 2009).
  • Pioneer Acting Head, Department of History and International Relations, College of Humanities, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (Sept. 2005 to Oct. 2007).
  • Member of Senate, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (Sept. 2005 to Oct. 2007).
  • Member, Research and Grants Committee, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (Sept. 2005 to Jan. 2009).
  • Member, College Board of Studies, Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (Sept. 2005 to Jan. 2009).

Hometown

Iresi, Osun State, Nigeria

Hobbies

  • Swimming
  • Playing Soccer

Future Goals and Aspirations

To set-up an Institute of African Studies here in MSU

Life Outside the University

  • Youth and community organizing
  • Computing (software and hardware)

 

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