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Sharon Adetutu Omotoso

Senior research fellow, University of Ibadan

Dr Sharon Adetutu Omotoso is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, where she heads the Institute’s Women’s Research and Documentation Centre (WORDOC) which was created more than 30 years ago. She also serves as a member of the Institute’s Scientific Committee. Dr Omotoso is also Director at the Center for Applied Ethics and Political Communication in Africa (CAEPOCOM AFRICA), an alumnus of the COADY Institute, St. Francis Xavier University Canada, a Chartered Mediator & Conciliator, and a recipient of the prestigious CODESRIA Meaning-Making Research Competition 2018-2019. Previously Sharon worked as Acting Head of Department, Politics & International Relations, Lead City University, Ibadan. Her areas of research interest include; Applied Ethics, Political Communications, Media & Gender studies and African Philosophy. She recently became Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg.


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, Gender & Media Studies


  • 2013 
    Olabisi Onabanjo University, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Meaning Making Research
    Principal Coordinator
    Funding Source:
    Council for Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)