Adeyemi J. Ademowo, professor of anthropology and cultural studies, holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, an MA in Cultural Anthropology and a PhD in Development Anthropology, all from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Professor Ademowo is an AHP/ACLS 2019 Fellow-in-Residence at the International Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Ghana, Legon; recipient of the African Humanities Program of the ACLS, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2018; Senior Fellow, Institute of French Research in Africa, IFRA, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, 2015 and 2014 distinguished alumnus of BIARI, Brown International Institute of Advanced Research, Brown University, Rhode Island, USA.
For over a decade, Professor Ademowo has taught undergraduate and graduate courses/modules such as: Citizenship Education, Nigerian Peoples and Culture, African Philosophy; Society, Culture and Health, African Cultures and Societies, Social Change, African Traditional Approaches to Conflict Management; Nigerian Heritage, Philosophies and Culture of Peace, Conflicts in Multicultural Societies, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict in Multicultural Societies and Organisational Behaviour. He has also supervised undergraduate and postgraduate students at the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria where he is currently the Head, Department of Sociology and Social Justice; Editor-in-Chief, Agidigbo: ABUAD Journal of the Humanities and convener, ABUAD African and Diaspora Studies Forum.
Professor Ademowo’s areas of interest and expertise include socio-cultural anthropology, cultural Studies, indigenous knowledge systems, Conflict Studies, human resource studies, African philosophy, Anthropology of space and place as well as Folklore Studies. Aside from teaching and research, he is also a certified and practicing life coach and a Humanist.
Professor Ademowo loves traveling, mentoring and enjoys ‘banters time’ with his wife, ‘Yemisi and children, ‘Damola and ‘Dapo.