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Associate Professor
Name: Tinuade Adekunbi Ojo
Location: B Ring 235 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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About Prof Tinuade Adekunbi Ojo

Prof Tinuade Adekunbi Ojo is an Associate Professor at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Johannesburg. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Pretoria. Her master’s and honors were in Development Studies from UNISA. As a feminist political economist, her work explores the gendered dimension of trade, financial inclusion, sustainable development goals, digital transformation in policy, politics and digitalization, international political economy, gender inequality, and poverty reduction strategies. Tinuade has published a wide range of works on gender and development policy, the IMF’s external relations with Africa, BRICS, Southern Africa, and West Africa, focusing on the political economy of trade and aid. In addition, she has acted as a peer reviewer for renowned scientific journals.

Additionally, Tinuade is an Associate Editor for the African Journal for Political Science (AJPS), and BRICS Journal and a member of international and local associates, CAAS, IPSA, AAPS, ASA, DSA, UNASA UP, SACE, SAAPS, and others. Tinuade was the former African Association of Political Science (AAPS) program officer. She is responsible for Partnership and Resource Mobilization for CBWN-Africa. Additionally, she receives many awards, scholarships and grants, presented at local and international conferences.

Tinuade has also worked with several civil societies and international institutions to advance the course on women’s economic empowerment and sustainability.  Her recent work debates “• Ojo, TA. (2023). “The Politics of Financial Inclusion in South Africa: Evolution and Lessons”. Springer.  Released July 23rd 2023. Hardcopy ISBN 978-981-99-1846-1, e-Book ISBN 978-981-99-1847-8” and “Ojo, T.A. (2023). Exploring Digital and Financial Divide and Its Effects on South African Women’s Engagement in Entrepreneurship. In: Osman, A., Nagle, J., Tripathi, S. (eds) The Urban Ecologies of Divided Cities. UEDC 2022. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation. Springer, Cham.