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Assistant Professor, York University, Canada

Dr. Akolisa Ufodike is an assistant professor in the school of administrative studies (auditing and data analytics) and the grad program in public policy administration and law . He writes about equity, diversity, inclusion, and civic engagement.

A graduate of Haskayne’s Ph.D. and Cornell’s MBA program, Dr. Ufodike is a Canadian FCPA, a US CPA, a UK FCCA and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He's also a Certified Director - ICD.D by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Dr. Ufodike sits on the Provincial Audit Committee for Alberta and the board of the Canada Nigerian Chamber of Commerce. He is Chair of the National Council of the Association of Black Conservatives.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor, York University, Canada


  • 2017 
    University of Calgary, PHD
  • 2008 
    Cornell University, MBA
  • 2006 
    Laurentian University, BCom

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    SSHRC Explore Grant
    Lead Researcher
    Funding Source:
    York University
  • 2009
    PHD Grant
    PHD Student & Researcher
    Funding Source:
    CGA Alberta

Professional Memberships

  • CFE
  • FCPA
  • FCCA
  • ICD.D
  • CPA (OR, USA)


Fellowship of Chartered Professional Accountants Association (FCPA)