Adegbola Ojo (BSc., MSc., PhD., FHEA) is a visionary academic who balances the triple helix of leading-edge academic research with robust industry-relevant applications and agile impact-focused global research consultancy. His core mission in research, teaching and service to the community is mastering world systems, innovation and development.

Key Roles

I am Director of Student Education & Associate Professor in Sociology and Social Policy at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK. I am a member of the UK-Nigeria Diaspora Covid-19 Response Consortium. I am part of the Advisory Board of the African International Documentary Festival Foundation (AFIDFF). I am also Head of Innovation, Enterprise and Knowledge Exchange at AFIDFF. I am a member of the International Advisory Board (IAB) and College of Collaborating Experts, Dominican University, Nigeria.

Education and Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom

PhD in Quantitative Human Geography, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.

MSc in Geographic Information Science, University College London, United Kingdom.

BSc in Geography and Planning Sciences, University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.

Diploma in Computer Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.

Research Interests

My research sits at the intersection of humanitarian decision sciences, social justice and societal prosperity. For more details about my work, please see the publications, research and about sections.