Opeyemi Rachael Oboh

  • PhD Student, School of Information Studies

Opeyemi boasts of a consistent and outstanding record of intellectual prowess, a relentless pursuit of knowledge, and a remarkable academic journey. She showcased her exceptional abilities during her Bachelor's in Library and Information Studies (BLIS) at the University of Ibadan, earning the distinction of graduating with First Class Honors and securing the position of the top graduate in her class. This achievement led to the award of a university scholarship, which enabled her to pursue a Master's degree in Library and Information Studies, where she excelled and later graduated with a distinguished PhD. Before commencing her doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Opeyemi served as a junior faculty member in the Department of Information Science at Lead City University, held the role of Librarian at the Lead City University Library, and contributed as an intern and volunteer at the Center for Learning Resources, Covenant University in Ota, Nigeria. 

She has transformed her childhood obstacles into a fervent drive for empowerment and advocacy for marginalized communities. These experiences, among others, have culminated in her current research interests. 

Research Interest

Social Justice
Gender and Community Informatics
Information Policy
Indigenous Knowledge Management