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Prof. Muyiwa Falaiye


Muyiwa Falaiye, Ph.D, FNAL is a Professor of African Socio-Political Philosophy and an expert in African and Diaspora Studies. With over 60 publications in high impact local and international journals, and frontline peer-reviewed books, Falaiye has, through his research and teaching activities, demonstrated competence in Identity and African Diaspora Studies, African Philosophy and Philosophy of Development. His commitment to transformative research has earned him awards and commendations, including: the prestigious Fellowship at the Centre for African Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA and several African Studies Travel Grants. He has leadership hands-on-experiences in coordinating interdisciplinary and collaborative researches. At different times, he has served as member of the Board of several journals and book series, including the African Social Studies Series published by E.J. Brill, Netherlands. He was Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos (2015 – 2019) . He is currently the Director of the collaborative research Institute between the University of Lagos and the University of the West Indies – Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS). His future research is to develop a theoretical frame for reconfiguring African Studies and to set a new agenda for African Studies scholars. Prof. Dr. Falaiye is also the Director of Lagos ACC.