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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

IGNATIUS ADETAYO ALABI

ENGLISH
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH
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C216 BONDURANT
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-6948
Joined UM: 08/01/2002

Brief Bio

Adetayo Alabi is Associate Professor of English at the University of Mississippi, where he teaches and researches world literatures and cultures in English, particularly African, African American, and Afro Caribbean. He studied in Nigeria and Canada and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Saskatchewan. Before joining the University of Mississippi, he taught postcolonial and international literatures at Millikin University in Illinois and at the University of Windsor in Canada. He is the editor of The Global South, a journal published by Indiana University Press, and his recent book is Telling Our Stories: Continuities and Divergences in Black Autobiographies. His other publications have appeared in the Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Literatures and in The Companion to African Literatures. He has also published chapters in books, including Ogoni's Agonies: Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Crisis in Nigeria, The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Identities, and Marvels of the African World: African Cultural Patrimony, New World Connections, and Identities; and in journals like Research in African Literatures, Liwuram, African Literature Today, and In-Between.

Degrees

BA
ENGLISH
OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY/ILE-IFE, NIGERIA (1988)
MA
ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN/IBADAN, NIGERIA (1991)
MA
ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH/ONTARIO, CANADA (1993)
PHD
ENGLISH
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN/SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN CANDADA (1998)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee