International Center for Information Technology and Development (ICITD), Southern University has appointed Prof. Olukoya Ogen , Provost, Adeyemi College of Education as Senior Mentoring Scholar and full Professor of Research.
The University said in a letter “Looking at your research, administrative and overall leadership in higher education as well as ICT implementation in higher education, you fit perfectly into Southern University’s goal to remain a leading research and teaching institution in the United States and beyond”,. “Professor Ogen will be joining the Research Centre because “his pool of experience will be most valuable to us and to the University community.”
Ogen who obtained his M.A. and PhD degrees in History from the University of Lagos and a Certificate in Trade, Growth and Poverty from the World Bank Institute, Washington DC in 2006 is expected take leadership position in research activities at the university and be involved in the mentoring of Ph.D students and junior lecturers.
Prof. Olukoya has won over 25 foreign travel fellowships / grants for paper presentations at academic conferences and for research visits to several universities across the globe.