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us: Falola, Toyin

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  • Fuller Name

    • Oloruntoyin Omoyeni
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    • us: Falola, Oloruntoyin O.
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    • found: The military in 19th c. Yoruba politics, c1984: t.p. (Toyin Falola, Ph. D.; Hist. Dept., U. of Ife)
    • found: Transport system in Nigeria, 1985: CIP t.p. (Toyin Falola) CIP data sheet (b. 1/5/53)
    • found: Religious impact on the nation state, c1995: t.p. (Toyin Falola) p. vii (prof. of African history at the Univ. of Texas at Austin; he has held previous appointments in Nigeria, England, and Canada; co-edits the African economic history for the Univ. of Wisconsin)
    • found: Univ. of Texas at Austin Official dir., 1994-1995 (Falola, Oloruntoyin O.)
    • found: Ṣàngó in Africa and the African diaspora, c2009: t.p. (Tóyìn Fálọlá) p. 4 of cover (univ. distinguished teaching prof., Univ. of Texas, Austin)
    • found: HighBeam research website, viewed Feb. 12, 2014 (Falola, Toyin; b. Jan. 1, 1953 in Ibadan, Nigeria; B.A., University of Ife, 1976; Ph.D., 1981; history prof. at University of Texas at Austin since 1991; previously taught at University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo Univ.), 1981-1988; York University (Downsview, Ont., Canada), 1990-1991; research fellow, Cambridge Univ., 1988-1989)
    • found: University of Texas at Austin website, Life & letters, College of Liberal Arts Magazine, Toyin Falola on telling Africa's story, Oct. 30, 2013, viewed Feb. 12, 2014 (Toyin Omoyeni Falola; full name Oloruntoyin Omoyeni Falola (goes by Toyin Falola); Nigerian historian, prof. of African studies, and Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigeria and the Nigerian Academy of Letters)
    • found: USA Africa Dialogue Series (Google group), Toyin Falola: citation for ASA distinguished Africanist, Nov. 17, 2011, viewed online Feb. 12, 2014 (Dr. Toyin Falola; life member of the ASA)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Oluwatoyin Omoyeni Falola; educator, historian; born 01 January 1953 in Ibadan, Nigeria; BA degree (Hons.) and PhD, University of Ife; taught history at the University of Ife, Nigeria (1981-1985); the University of Cambridge, England (1988-1989); and York University, Canada (1990-1991), University of Texas at Austin (1991); Smith College in Massachusetts; the Australian National University, Canberra; and the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos, Nigeria; authored, coauthored, edited, and co-edited more than one hundred books)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 27, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Falola, Toyin; educator, historian; born 01 January 1953 in Ibadan, Nigeria; Oluwatoyin Omoyeni Falola; received a BA and a PhD from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (1981); was appointed to the University of Texas at Austin as the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History (1991) where he has built a distinguished graduate program in African history; established the USA-Africa Dialogue Series; became a life member of Clare Hall at the University of Cambridge; endowed the Association of Third World Studies (ATWS) Africa Book Award; honored as a Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN), a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL), and a Distinguished Fellow of the Ibadan Cultural Group; received the Amistad Award for Academic Excellence in Historical Scholarship on Africa and the African Diaspora; received the President's Distinguished Leadership and Scholarship Award of the African Studies Association)
  • LC Classification

    • PS3606.A46
  • Change Notes

    • 1985-01-08: new
    • 2015-12-13: revised
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