Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina (Nigeria)

Oluwakemi Abiodun Adesina was educated at the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), where she obtained her B.A (Hons.), M.A. and PhD degrees in History. Oluwakemi Adesina teaches at Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. She is a 2013 Fellow of the American Council of Learned Society’s (ACLS), African Humanities Program. Dr Adesina is a Reader with research interests including: Girls, Gender and Women’s History, Youth Cultures, Migrations, Commercial Sex Trade, Social and Economic History. She is a member of the Women’s Research and Documentation Centre (WORDOC), Ibadan, Nigeria. Adesina 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).