Dr. OJO Olusola Matthew holds PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan. He teaches Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, (NOUN), Abuja. He was the pioneer Head, Peace and Conflict Programme, Department of Political Science and International Studies, College of Social and Management Sciences, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD). He has contributed prolifically to knowlwdge through research-inclined paper presentations at conferences and publication of articles in institution-based journals. His research focuses on establishing the synergy between peace research and peace practice; expanding the frontiers of knowledge in conflict transformation and peace-building; and promoting peace culture and nonviolence through peace education and development history. Olusola is a vanguard of egual rights to peace through social security, productive education, peaceful inter-group coexistence and sustainable development.
- Project Supervision
- Setting of examination questions
- Conflict History and Conflict Transformation
- Peace Culture and Peace Education
- Nonviolence and Peace-Building
- Women Studies and Sustainable Development
a. Chapters in Books:
- Ojo, O. M. (2017). Nigeria’s Peace Policy and Conflict-Induced Human Displacements: Implications for National Security and Sustainable Development. Agenda 2030 & Africa’s Development in the 21st Century. Anaemene, B. U. & Bolarinwa, O. J (Eds). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. United Nations University International Institute for Global Health. PP. 177-194.
- Ojo, O. M. (2014). Democracy and Democratisation Processes. Fundamentals of Politics. Ola, R. F, Azeez, A, & Ayodeji, E. A. Eds. Department of Political Science and International Studies, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Pp. 163- 192. b. Articles in Learned Journals:
- Ojo, O. M. (2019). Cultural Renaissance and the Quest for Peace and Development in Nigeria. Journal of International and Global Studies, Lindenwood University, Volume 10, Number 2. Pp. 86-102.
- Ojo, O.M. (2018). Women and Development in Africa: Interrogating the Changing Scenes. Kaduna Journal of Humanities. Volume 2. Number 3. Department of History, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria. Pp. 82-103.
- Ojo, O.M. (2017). The Influence of Campus Cultism on the Perpetration of Electoral Violence in Nigeria. The Gazelle: A Multidisciplinary Journal of The Faculty of General Studies, Federal University, Dutse. Vol.2, No.3. Pp. 103-119.
- Ojo, O.M. (2017). Systemic Corruption and the Challenge of Social Security in Nigeria. Uyo Journal of Sustainable Development. A Publication of Clement Isong Centre for Development Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Uyo, Nigeria. Vol. 2 No. 2. PP.123-134.
- Ojo, O.M. (2017). Reconstructing the Political and Socioeconomic Architecture of Pre-Colonial Eastern Delta, Nigeria. Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Studies. Department of History and International Studies, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State. Vol. 1 No.1. Pp. 22-32.
- Ojo, O.M. (2017). Open Distance Learning and the Management of Electoral Violence in Nigeria. West African Journal of Open and Flexible Learning (WAJOFEL). Pp.83-104.
- Ojo, O.M. (2017). Party Systems and Identity Politics in Nigeria: Implications for Democratic Consolidation in the Fourth Republic. KASU Journal of Social Sciences. Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria. Vol.8, No.1. Pp. 55-70.
- Ojo, O.M. (2016). The Amnesty Option and Conflict Transformation in the Niger Delta: Implications on National Development. Journal of Peace, Security & Development.Vol.2 No.1. Centre for Peace and strategic Studies, University of Ilorin. Pp.195-212.
- Ojo, O.M. (2016). Indigenous Legal System and Conflict Management in Africa. Africa Peace Review. Journal of Centre for Strategic Research and Studies, National Defence College, Abuja. Volume 13-15, Number 1. PP. 63-82.
- Ojo, O.M. & Akinyoade, V.A. (2016). Conflict Management in Iresi: A Comparative Study of Traditional and Modern. Ilorin Journal of History and International Studies. Department of History and International Studies, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. Vol.6 No.1. PP.105-126.
- Layefa Goodluck and Ojo, O. M. (2015).Value Re-Orientation and the Nigerian Society: The Mass Media Imperative. International Journal of Communication: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Studies. The Communication Studies Forum, Department of Mass Communication, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria Nsukka. Pp. 145-158.
- Ojo, O.M. (2014). Endemic Poverty and the Challenges of Peace and Development in Africa. Agidigbo: ABUAD Journal of Humanities. The General Studies Unit, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. Volume 2.No. 1. Pp. 1-16.
- Layefa, G, & Ojo, O.M. (2014). Mass Media and Religious Conflicts in Nigeria: A Case for Social Responsibility. KSU Journal of Communication. Department of Mass Communication, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Nigeria. Pp. 161-178.
- Ojo, O.M. & Aderemi, R.A. (2014). Internal Democracy in Nigeria’s Political Parties: Panacea for Democratic Consolidation and Political Stability in the Fourth Republic. Ado Journal of History and International studies. Official Publication of the Department of History and International Studies, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. Vol.1. No.1.pp. 101-122.
- The Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA): Full Membership No. NIIA/FM/0226
- Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP)
- African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA)
- Ojo, O.M. 2017. National Identity and the Quest for Sustainable Peace in Nigeria. Presented at 11th International Annual Conference and General Assembly of Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) on 24 – 26 July, 2017 at Babcock University Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria.
- Ojo, O.M. 2016. Systemic Corruption and Social Security in Nigeria. Presented at 10th International Annual Conference and General Assembly of Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) on 15-17 August, 2016 at Grand Hotel, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.
- Ojo, O.M. 2015. Cultural Renaissance and the Quest for Peace and Development in Nigeria. Presented at First International Conference of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) on October 14-17, 2015 at the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.
- Ojo, O.M. 2015. An Appraisal of 2014 Gubernatorial Election in Ekiti State and Implications for the Democratic process. Presented at the 9th Annual International Conference and General Assembly on August 10-12, 2015 at the University of Ibadan.
- 2018- Dean’s Merit Award: Certificate of Appreciation for Invaluable Contributions to the Development and Growth of the Faculty of Social Sciences
- 2015- Dean’s Merit Award for exemplary performance during 2015 accreditation exercise, School of Arts and Social Sciences(now Faculty of Social Sciences), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)
- Best student, Department of History, St. Andrew’s college of Education, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria (1995)