Dr. Charles Adeyanju is an assistant professor of sociology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Prince Edward Island. He holds a Ph.D. in sociology from McMaster University. Adeyanju’s research interests are in the areas of social inequality, immigration, media and society, and race and ethnicity. He has researched a range of social issues that include African migration, media representation of race, and taser use by the Canadian police.
Charles Adeyanju is the lead investigator of the Prince Edward Island (PEI) component of the On the Move Partnership. As a co-investigator with the Partnership, Charles will be doing fieldwork related to Employment-related Geographical Mobility among truckers operating out of PEI. He will conduct interviews with truckers and members of their families, and employers of truckers; and undertake participant observations among long-haul truckers who work internationally and nationally, and truckers who operate mainly in PEI.
Adeyanju, Charles T. (forthcoming). “Nigeria, Migrations, 20th Century to Present.” In Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, ed. Immanuel Ness. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Adeyanju, Charles T. 2010. “Deadly Fever: Racism, Disease & a Media Panic.” Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.
Adeyanju, Charles T. and Temitope Oriola. 2011. “Colonialism and Contemporary African Migration: A Phenomenological Approach.” Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 42 (6), Pp. 943-967.
Adeyanju, Charles T and Nicole Neverson. 2007. “’There Will Be A Next Time’: Media Discourse about an ‘Apocalyptic’ Vision of Immigration, Racial Diversity, and Health Risks.” Canadian Ethnic Studies, Vol. 39 (1 & 2), Pp. 79-105.
Adeyanju, Charles T. 2006. “Yoruba-Nigerians in Toronto: Transnational Practices and Experiences.” In Yoruba Identity and Power Politics, eds. Ann Genova and Toyin Falola. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, Pp. 251-272.
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