HOD's Profile

Prof. O.S. Ogunleye

Head of Department

 Prof. O.S. Ogunleye is a Geographer and Planner with special interest in Transport Geography and Planning.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree with Second Class (Upper Division) in Geography from Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti (Now Ekiti State University) in 1995, Master of Science degree in Geography and Planning Science in 2004 and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Geography and Planning Science in 2009, all from Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.  Prof. Ogunleye joined the services of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti in January 2001 as a Graduate Assistant and rose through the ranks to become a Professor effective 1st October, 2019.

In his career as a University Lecturer and Researcher, Professor Ogunleye has successfully supervised seven (7) Masters Dissertations and currently supervising seven (7) Masters’ students and six (6) students on their Doctoral (Ph.D) Programmes.  He is a distinguished scholar with over forty five (45) articles published in reputable journals both locally and internationally.  He is a member of relevant professional bodies including Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG), Social Science Academy of Nigeria (SSAN), International Water Association (IWA), Fellow, Certified Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FCIHTM).  Professor Ogunleye is happily married and blessed with children.