'Dimeji Togunde Joins the Global Studies Advisory Board

  • 2017-06-29

Dr. 'Dimeji Togunde is the Associate Provost for Global Education & Professor of International Studies at Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, where he leads Campus internationalization and its assessment. An accomplished teacher-scholar- administrator, his academic work intersects the areas of African development, immigration and Africans in the diaspora, family demography, and global education. His extensive publications in these areas have appeared as book chapters and in several scholarly journals, including the Journal of Asian & African Studies; Journal of Developing Societies; Journal of Children & Poverty; International Journal of Sociology of the Family; International Review of Modern Sociology; Africa Development; Interdisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences; The Global Studies Journal; International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations; The International Journal of Learning; and West Africa Review. He co-edited “Across the Atlantic: African Immigrants in the United States Diaspora” (Common Ground Publishing, 2010). He sits on the advisory boards of AAC & U’s Diversity & Democracy, Diversity Abroad, and Arcadia University College of Global Studies Guild. Previously, he held the John S. Ludington Trustees’ Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences as Professor of Sociology; served as chair of the Department of sociology/anthropology; director of ethnic studies program; and chair of global studies curriculum at Albion College, Michigan, where he spent fifteen years. He received his PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell University.