Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina (Nigeria), B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (University of Ibadan), is a historian with research interests in African history, migrations, international commercial sex trade, gender and women's studies. She teaches at the Osun State University, Osogbo, (Ikire Campus), Nigeria. She has published in local and international journals and books. Most notable amongst her publications are: ‘Putting Africa on the Map: Contemporary Migrations, Livelihoods and the Socio-Economic Landscape' in The Nigerian Journal of Economic History, Nos. 7 & 8, 2005, pp.69-80, ‘Between Culture and Poverty: The Queen Mother Phenomenon and the Edo International Sex Trade' in Jenda: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. Issue 8, 2006 pp. 1-31. She is currently a 2013/14 Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).