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PROFESSOR DAVID ADETUYOLE OLUFEMI OTUBANJO

PERSONAL DATA

NAME:                            OTUBANJO, David Adetuyole Olufemi

 DATE OF BIRTH:          17th June 1947

 PRESENT BUSINESS ADDRESS:    COLLEGE OF ARTS, MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCES,

CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY ABEOKUTA, NIGERIA,

 ACADEMIC SPECIALISATION:           International Relations/Strategic Studies and Political Theory

 UNIVERSITY EDUCATION (WITH DATES):

1.       University  of  Ife                                                                        1968 – 1971

2.       University College, Cardiff (University of Wales, U.K.)                     1972 – 1976

3.       London School of Economics and Political Science,

(University of London)                                                                 1976 - 1977

 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

1.       B.A. (Honours) History and Philosophy,

(2nd Class Upper Division), University of Ife                                    June, 1971

 2.       Ph. D., Philosophy, University of Wales (at Cardiff)                          June, 1976

 3.       M.Sc (Economics) International Relations,

University of London (at the London School of Economics

and Political Science)                                                                   September, 1978

SCHOLARSHIPS FELLOWSHIP AND PRIZES:

1.       Western Nigeria Scholarship                                                        1969 – 1971

2.       University of  Ife Staff Development Award                                   1972 – 1976

3.       Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society grant           1980

4.       USAID GRANT for Foreign Policy Study Tour of the

United States of America                                                             1987

 B. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

1.       Member, Faculty Board of the Social Sciences                       1977 – 1994, 1998 - 2007

2.       Member, Faculty Planning Committee                                  1979 – 1982

3.       Secretary, Academic Staff Union of Universities (Ibadan)       May 1980 – Feb. 1983

4.       Member, ASUU National Delegates Conference                     1980 – 1982

5.       Coordinator, Department Post Graduate Affairs                     1983 – 1990

6.       Member, Faculty Post Graduate Committee                          1983 – 1992

7.       Member, University Post Graduate Committee                       1983 – 1992

8.       Member of Senate, University of Ibadan(as Acting Head of Department)       1990 – 19929.  

9. Acting Head of Department of Political Science

          University of Ibadan                                                 Feb. 1990 – April 1992

 10.     General Secretary, Kings Secondary Old Boys

Association (Western zone)                                                1989 – 1994

 11.     Member, Board of Directors, Ogun State Library Board                    1991 – 1993

12.     General Secretary, Ago-Iwoye Secondary School

Old Boys Association (National)                                          1991 – 1994

 13.     Member, University of Ibadan Senate as full Professor           Jan. 1994 – June 2007

14.     Special Adviser to the Chief of General Staff,

Vice Chairman, Provisional Ruling Council                            1994 - 1998

15.     Delegate, National Political Reform Conference                     2005

 16.     Executive Secretary, ALF Foundation, Abuja                         2000 – 2002

 17.     Special Assistant, PDP National Secretariat, Abuja                 2006 – Date     

 18.     Special Assistant (Campaigns and Operations),

PDP National  Campaign Office.                                          Jan.1- May 31, 2007 19

 19.     Political Adviser to the Ag. National Chairman,

         PDP National Secretariat, Abuja                                          January – July, 2011

20.     Dean, School of Arts and Social Sciences, NOUN                   July 29, 2013 – Date

 21.        Contract Professor, Department of Political Science, Federal University, O         ye, Ekiti, Nigeria

22.      Dean, College of Arts, Management and Social Sciences/Professor of Political Science, CHRISLAND UNIVERSITY, Abeokuta, Nigeria

 

OTHER EXPERIENCES

1.       Member, Editorial Board & Columnist, Tribune Newspapers             1985 – 1988  

2.       Member, Editorial Board & Columnist, Guardian Newspapers           1989 – 1994

3.       Chairman, African Democratic Heritage Foundation (NGO)              1991 – 1993

4.       Member, Review Panel on the National Universities Commission      2000

5.       Political Adviser to the PDP National Vice Chairman (South-West)    2001 – 2005

 HONOURS DISTINCTIONS AND EXTRA – CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES

1.       Awarded Fellowship of the International University Seminar

on Armed Forces and Society                                                       1984 – 1994

 2.       Staff Adviser, Journalist Club, University of Ibadan                         1984 – 1994

 3.       Patron, World University Service, Ibadan                             1988 – 1994

 4.       Patron, Vogue Corps Diplomatic, Ibadan                                       1988 – 1994

5.       Patron, Vogue Corporation, Ibadan                                               1990 – 1994

6.       Raporteur, Conference on Planning Strategies

(Defence and Security  Session)                                                   1978

 7.       Visiting Academic, London School of Economics,

University of London                                                                   May-Sept 1983

 8.       Raporteur / Chairman, Conference on 5th National

Development Plan (Defence & Security Panel)                               Feb. 1985

 9.       Raporteur, WHO Conference on “Health for all by year 2000”                April 1985

 10.     Associate Director, African Philosophical Inquiry                             1986 – Date

 11.     Consulting Editor, Nigerian Tribune                                               Dec.86 – Feb.88

 12.     Lecturer at Training Weeks of the 2nd Merchandised Division

of the Nigerian Army and the Logos Garrison Organisation              1978 – 1984

 13.     Associate Lecturer, National Institute, Kuru, Jos.                            1980–1984/1993            

14.     Resource Person, Foreign Service Academy, Lagos                         1978 & 1987

15.     USIA Participant in the US Foreign Policy Making Project, USA         Nov-Dec 1987

16.     Member  of the Editorial Board of the Guardian                              1990 – 1994

17.     Resources Person, National War College                                       1992 – 1993

18.     Resource Person, Obafemi Awolowo Foundation                            1993

19.     University of Ibadan Representative on the University President

Secretariat for Environmental Education and Research

(based in Tufts University, Medfor, Mass, (USA)                   1990 - 1994

20.     Awards for Best Lecturer and Best Course (Pos, 313) in the

Faculty of Social Science, University of Ibadan                               1994 

 MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES

Nigeria Political Science Association

Nigeria Society of International Affairs

 Nigeria Philosophical Association

·Fellow, Inter University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society.

·Member, Panel on Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution

International Sociologica l Association.

 DETAILS OF TEACHING EXPERIENCE ATUNIVERSITY LEVEL

1.       Graduate Assistant, University of Ife                                              1971 – 1976

2.       Lecturer II, University of Ibadan                                                   1977 – 1979

3.       Lecturer I, University of Ibadan                                                     1979 – 1982

4.       Visiting Scholar, London School of Economics and

Political Science, University of Ibadan                                            1983

5.       Senior Lecturer, University of Ibadan                                             1982 – 1989

6.       Professor, Univesity of Ibadan                                                      1989 – 2007

7.       Director, Masters of Strategic Studies Programme

(collaboration with National War College)                                      2002 – 2007

8.       Raporteur, WHO Conference on “Health for all by year 2000”          April 1985   

9.       Associate Editor, African Philosophical Inquiry                         1986 – 2007

10.     Consulting Editor, Nigerian Tribune                                           Dec.86–Feb.88

11.     Lecturer at Training Weeks of the 2nd Merchanised Division

of the Nigerian Army and the Logos Garrison Organisation       1978 / 1994

12.     Associate Lecturer, National Institute, Kuru, Jos                       1980-84/93

 13.     External Assessor, university of Abuja                                      1998

14.     External Assessor, University of Lagos                                     1998

15.     External Assessor, Ogun State University (now OOU)               1999

16.     External Examiner, University of Ghana @ Legon                     2010

17.     Professor of Political Science, NOUN                                        2012 – Date

18.     External Assessor, Legon Centre for International Affairs

          and Diplomacy (LECIAD)                                                          2016

 COURSES TAUGHT AT UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL

§  1971 – 1972     Introduction to Philosophy (Ife).

§  1977 – 1994     The International Political System and Africa.

§  1977 – 1979     Insurgency and Counter-Insurgency.

§  1977 – 1979     Conflicts and Conflict Resolution.

§  1980 – 1983     Issues in International Relations.

§  1980 – 2007     Foreign Policy of African States.

§  1990 – 2007     History of Political Thought.

§  1977 – 2007     Problems of Political Philosophy.

§  1977 – 2007     Contemporary Theories of International Relations

 COURSES TAUGHT AT POST – GRADUATE LEVEL

§  1980 – Date     Foreign Policy.

§  1985 – 1989     Theories of International Relations.

§  1982 – 1985     Issues in Contemporary International Relations

§  2001 – 2007     Nigeria’s Foreign Policy (Masters in Strategic Studies).

 SUPERVISION

i.        M.Sc. (Political Science)Supervised over one hundred (100) Master’s dissertations between 1980 and 2006.

ii        Ph.D

          Supervised twenty (20) Ph.D. Candidates between 1980 and 2012.

 PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS, ARTICLES AND MONOGRAPHS

 1.            Otubanjo, D.A.O (1985) National Security, Tamuno, T.N. & Atanda, J.A. (Ed): Government and Public Policy (Volume 4): Nigerian Government and Politics:

The First Twenty-Five Years, Ibadan, Heinemann Educational Publishers,

Chapter 4, P44-64

 2.            Otubanjo, D.A.O. (1985) Taxonomy and Paradigms in Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Analysis” in Nweke, G.A. (ed) Twenty-five Years of Nigerian Foreign Policy, Nsukka, Nigeria Society of International Affairs, Chapter 3 Pp. 45-67.

 3.            Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986) Issues in Nigerian Politics, New Horn Press and Heinemann Educational Publishers, Ibadan. (Edited the Collection).

 4.            Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986)  Understanding Nigeria: Introduction of Otubanjo, D.A.O. (ed) Issues in Nigeria Policies, Ibadan, New Horn Press & Heinemenn Educational Publishers, Chapter 2, Pp. 12 – 21.

 5.            Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986) “Choosing a Constitution” Otubanjo D.A.O. (ed) Issues in Nigerian Politics Ibadan, New Horn Press & Heinemann Education Publishers, Ch. 2, Pp 12 – 21.

 6.            Otubanjo D.A.O. & Suberu R. (1986) “The Federal Character Principle”

(with R. Suberu) in Otubanjo D.A.O. (ed) Issues in Nigerian Politics Ibadan,

New Horn Press and Heinemann Publishers, Chapter 4, Pp. 53 – 73.

7.            Otubanjo D.A.O. & Suberu R (1986) “The Politics of Ecological Disaster

(with R. Suberu) Issues in Nigerian Politics New Horn Press and Heinemann

Education Books Chapter 11 Pp. 221 – 235.

 8.            Otubanjo D.A.O. (1988) “The Future of Nigeria – Conclusion of Issues in Nigeria Politics Ibadan, New Horn Press and Heinemann Educational Publishers

Pp. 308 – 315.

 9.            Otubanjo D.A.O (1988) “Themes in African Political Thought” in Ayoade J. A.A. & Agbaje, A.A. (ed): African Political Thought and Institutions Lagos, Centre for Black Africa Arts and Civilization. Chapter 1, Pp. 3 – 17.

 10.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1992) (ed) Understanding Democracy, Book-craft for African Democratic Heritage Foundation, 317pp

 11.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1992) “Divinity, Destiny and Democracy” in Understanding Democracy, Book-craft for African Democratic Heritage Foundation.

 12.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1979) “Wittgeinteinism and Magico Religious beliefs”

Theoria to Theory, (Cambridges, UK) V.13 No. Pp. 149-162.

 13.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1980) “Army Size and the Future of Politics in Nigeria” Plural Societies V. 11 No. 2 Pp. 25 – 42.

 14.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1980) “Ideology and Military integration in Africa” Presence Africa No. 116. 4th Quarterly P.64-75 also in Current Research on Peace and Violence. (TARRI/FINLAND). Vol. 3 (3-4 Pp. 216-228).

 15.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1981) African Guerrillas and Indigenous Governments Conflicts Quarterly (Canada) Vol. 1 No. 4, Spring 1981, Pp. 32 – 41.

 16.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1981) “Determining the impossible” Nigerian Journal of Philosophy Vol. 1, No. 2 Pp. 47 – 60.

 17.         Atolagbe, E and Otubanjo D.AO (1983) “Attitude of Nigeria Students to Human Rights” Journal of Social Behaviour and Personality (USA) Pp. 91 – 96.

 18.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1984) Rationality and Irrationality in Anthropological Theories of Religion” Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies No. 3 Pp. 99 - 112.

 19.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1984) “The Nuclear Factor in the Politics of Apartheid and Liberation” Conflict Quarterly (Canada) Vol. 4 Pp 22 – 40.

 20.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1983 – 1984) “The Status of Non-Alignment in the Foreign Policies of Militarily Aligned African States” Problems of Non-Alignment Vol. No. 4 Pp.363 – 378.

21.         Otubanjo D.A.O (1985) “The Strategic and Political Role of the Nigerian Airforce” Commissioned for Air Force Seminar Makurdi.

 22.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986) “An Assessment of the Report and Recommendations of the Committee on the Mass Mobilization Strategies for Social and Economic Development” for the Federal Ministry of Development, Youth and Sports, Lagos.

 23.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986) “Mass Mobilisation for Economic Development, Self-Reliance and Social Justice: Programme of Action” for the Federal Ministry of Social Development, Youth and Sports, Lagos.

 24.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986) “Yoruba Politics and Yoruba Leadership”

 25.         Otubanjo D.A.O (1986) “Ethnic Interests and Political Alignments: The failure of the Progressive Parties Alliance (Plural Societies) Vol. 26 Pp 174 - 188.

 26.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1986) “Language and Meaning in Anthropology” Nigerian Journal of Social Studies (Nsukka) Vol. 3 No. 1, Pp. 19 - 29.

 27.        Otubanjo D.A.O. (1987) “Understanding Rituals Orita: African Journal of Religion

Vol. 29 No.1 Pp. 20 – 39.

 28.         Akinyemi A. B. Agbi & Otubanjo D.A.O. (1987) ED. International Relations – (Vol. 10) Nigeria Since Independence: The First Twenty – Five Years, Ibadan, Heinemann Educational Publishers.

 29.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1987) “Phases and Changes in Nigeria’s Foreign Policy” in Akinyemi, A.B. Agbi, O and Otubanjo, D.A.O. (ed) International Relations – Vol. 10 Nigeria Since Independence: The First Twenty-five Years, Ibadan, Heinemann Educational Publishers.

 30.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1987) “Nigerian and France: The Struggle for regional Gegemony” in Akinyemi A.B., Agbi O and Otubanjo D.A.O. (ed) International Relations – Vol. 10 Nigeria since Independence: the first Twenty-five Years Ibadan, Heinemann Educational Publishers, Chapter 5, Pp 13 – 26.

 31.         Otubanjo, D.A.O. (1987) “The Military and Foreign Policy in Nigeria” in Akinyemi A.B., and Agbi O. and Otubanjo, D.A.O. (ed) International Relations – Vol. 10 – Nigeria Since Independence: The First Twenty-five Years, Ibadan, Heinamann Educational Publishers Chapter 13, Pp. 226 – 250.

 32.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1988) “The Citizen and the State: The Balance of Obligations”, African Philosophical Inquiry Vol. 12 Nos 1 & 2 Pp. 83 – 95.

 33.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1988) “Sources of African Interest in the Liberation of Southern African with particular reference to the period 1970 – 1980” Nigerian Journal of International Affairs Vol. 15 No. 1, 1989, Pp 71 – 90.

 34.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1989) “The Mass Medial and Society” The Story of the Tribune

Pp 4 – 11.

 35.         Otubanjo, D.A.O. (ed) (1989) “Local Government Autonomy” Ibadan, African Press.

 36.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (1981) “The Idea of Local Government Autonomy”, Chapter 1 of Local Government Autonomy. African Press.

 37.         Otubanjo, D.A.O. (1991) “Socio-Cultural Factors in Human Rights Enforcement” Report of Social Science Council of Nigeria Project Sponsored by the Rockfeller Foundation.

 38.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (2000) “The Challenges of Globalization ”National Universities Commission’s Workshop for University Managers.

 39.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (2005) “The Police and Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria in S.G. Ehindero and E.E.O. Alemiko (eds) Human Rights and Law Enforcement in Nigeria.

 40.        Otubanjo D.A.O. (2005) “Small Arms Proliferation in Southern Nigeria” Research Report for UNDP/Nigerian Committee on Small Arms Proliferation.

 41.         Otubanjo D.A.O. (2005) “Politics, Parties and Governance in Nigeria” in Attitude Matters,  by the National Orientation Agency (NDA).

MISCELLANEOUS PRESENTATIONS

42.     Otubanjo D. A. O. (2003) “The Obasanjo factor in the Victory of the PDP in the    South West”. The ROSTRUM, Magazine of the People’s Democratic Party                  South West Zone.

43.     Otubanjo D. A. O. (2011) “Servant Leadership in Nigeria” National                Orientation Agency Annual Lecture.

44.     Otubanjo D. A. O (2011) “The Role of Political Parties in Strengthening                       Democracy” Annual Training Workshop of the Institute of Security Studies,           Abuja.

45.     Otubanjo D. A. O (2013) “ Issues and Challenges in Post Graduate Studies”               Political Science Post Graduate Seminar, University of Ibadan.

46.     Otubanjo D. A. O. (2012) “Defence Attache System and the Management of                Terrorism in Nigeria” Annual Conference of Defence Attaches Organised by       the Defence Intelligence Agency.

47.     Otubanjo D. A. O (2013) “Religiousity and Spirituality” Annual Conference of           AMORC (the Roscricasian Order)

48.     Otubanjo D. A. O (2014) “Can Nigeria be Salvaged” Chief S M Afolabi Memorial           Lecture.

49.     Otubanjo D. A. O (2014) “Strategic Communication for Peace and Conflict           Resolution” Workshop Organized by the office of the National Security   Adviser for Media Practitioners.

50.     Otubanjo D. A. O (2015) Christians and Politics” Men’s Forum Special                   Programe, Anglican Church Ibadan.

51.    Otubanjo D. A. O (2015) “Leadership and Nigeria’s Prospects” Keynote Address at the Conference of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Epe, Lagos State.